Position Openings

Psychology: Assistant Professor

The Macalester College Psychology Department seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Developmental Psychology (area of specialization open) for appointment in the fall term of 2014.  Responsibilities include teaching in the research methodology and statistics sequence – a central part of our department curriculum – as well as intermediate and advanced level courses in one’s area of specialization.  Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute courses focused on historically underrepresented perspectives, paradigms, or populations in psychology.

The person hired will have the opportunity to contribute to a curriculum informed by Macalester’s core values of multiculturalism, internationalism, and civic engagement and to collaborate with colleagues from other departments on campus as well as with agencies, organizations and universities in the Twin Cities.

Candidates should have a Ph.D., and preference will be given to gifted teachers and scholars who can involve undergraduate students in their research.  Additional information about the college and the department is available at our website: www.macalester.edu/psychology.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013, and will continue until the position the filled.  Upload a letter of application including a statement of teaching and research interests, CV, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., summary statistics of student evaluations; scanned copies of recent evaluations, etc.), and reprints/preprints to: www.academicjobsonline.org

Address questions to Dr. R. Brooke Lea, Chair, Department of Psychology, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN  55105 (lea@macalester.edu; 651-696-6196).

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota.  Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 1900 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations.  The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.  We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to excellence in teaching and research/creative activity within a liberal arts college community.  As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applicants from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.