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Community Psychology Position (Assistant Professor)
Manhattanville College is an independent, coeducational, liberal arts college with a nationally and internationally diverse student body of approximately 1,700 undergraduates and 1,200 graduate students, located 28 miles north of New York City on 100 acres. Building on its heritage of social justice and social activism, the College prepares students through rigorous academic and co-curricular programs, for ethical and socially-responsible leadership in a global community. We achieve this through integrated learning that combines classroom rigor with experiential opportunities, leadership with service, intimate attention with global reach, progressive change with enduring values, social commitment with ethical responsibility, and diversity with community.
The Department of Psychology at Manhattanville College invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position to begin Fall 2019 in Community Psychology or related fields such as applied social psychology, community and prevention research, and/or social action. In keeping with the College’s mission, we are especially interested in candidates with a focus on social justice and action who bring an interdisciplinary approach to their teaching and research. The applicant will be given the opportunity to develop both an introductory course and upper level seminars in Community Psychology or related field. To help with this endeavor, the Department provides opportunities to collaborate with other departments, our new Design Thinking Initiative, Mary T. Clark Center for Religion and Social Justice, and our Center for Inclusion.
The six full-time faculty members of the Psychology Department provide a supportive environment for the development of new colleagues including reduced teaching load and limited advising and committee responsibilities in the first year. Full time Psychology faculty members are expected to teach 6-7 courses per year (21 credits) including participation in teaching the core courses for the major (i.e., Fundamentals of Psychology, Statistics, and Research Methods), advise undergraduate psychology majors, supervise undergraduate research, include undergraduates in faculty research, and participate in the governance of the department and of the College. For more information about our department, visit our website at https://www.mville.edu/programs/psychology.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018. Candidates must have an earned doctorate by August 2019. Please submit a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy and of research interests, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation to Human Resources at Manhattanville College firstname.lastname@example.org. Only electronic applications will be accepted. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.