The Psychology Department at Furman University announces an open-rank tenure track position to begin August 2018. We will give full consideration to new PhDs as well as experienced faculty. We seek a psychologist whose research area relates to diversity, broadly defined. Areas could include, but are not limited to, culture, gender, race and ethnicity, or sexual orientation. Candidates will be expected to teach research methods and statistics, general psychology, and courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, both survey and advanced. A PhD is required, and teaching experience is preferred. Candidates must be committed to exemplary teaching and to maintaining a productive program of research with undergraduates. Candidates are also expected to become exceptional advisors and mentors, guiding students through their four-year academic pathway. The Psychology Department has outstanding teaching facilities, dedicated research space, and excellent university support for teaching and undergraduate research, including start-up funds. The Psychology Department’s research program supports approximately 24 research students each summer. The teaching load is 5 courses (or 4 lab courses) per year divided over 2 semesters.
In addition to joining the Psychology Department, if desired, candidates may also contribute to the interdisciplinary Neuroscience program that is led by 2 psychologists and 3 biologists. To learn more about the Psychology Department and the Neuroscience program, go to: www2.furman.edu/academics/psychology and www2.furman.edu/academics/neuroscience. To learn more about Furman’s recently launched strategic vision, The Furman Advantage, go to http://thefurmanadvantage.com/.
Furman University is a highly selective national liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 2,800 students. It is located in the western tip of South Carolina at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is just north of Greenville, SC, which is a vibrant and growing economic hub that The New York Timesdescribed as “a national model for a pedestrian-friendly city center.”
Furman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including, but not limited to, gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities.
For more information: https://jobs.furman.edu/postings/6561 Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, representative publications, and three letters of recommendation. Include in the cover letter a description of how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values.
Furman University is a highly selective national liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 2,800 students. It is located in the western tip of South Carolina at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is just north of Greenville, SC, which is a vibrant and growing economic hub that The New York Times described as “a national model for a pedestrian-friendly city center.”