Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service is seeking applicants for a 9-month, non-tenure track position in the Department of Psychology beginning mid-August 2021. The appointment is at the level of assistant professor. Requirements for the position include completion of Ph.D. training in psychology and demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring. Psychology specialization for this position is open, but candidates with interests in teaching General Psychology, a Critical Thinking in Psychology capstone course, and subject area courses reflecting their specialization area(s). Candidates with interests in teaching Child Development, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology, and/or Personality Theory will be given preference. In addition to teaching responsibilities, the successful applicant will assistant the Undergraduate Studies coordinator with undergraduate initiatives, such as serving as the faculty mentor to graduate student instructors for our Foundations for Research Methods and Statistics course sections and will be given protected time to engage in professional development activities.
The department has 27 full time faculty members, two undergraduate major programs, one minor program, and three doctoral programs (experimental psychology, industrial-organizational psychology, and clinical psychology). We seek a colleague who shares our commitment to promoting diversity and supporting inclusivity of underserved populations in their teaching, mentoring, and other scholarly activities. Applicants with diverse backgrounds and experience and those from historically underrepresented groups, including (but not limited to) BIPOC, persons with disabilities, women, and members of the LGBTQ+ community are encouraged to apply. For further information about our department, refer to http://www.slu.edu/arts-and-sciences/psychology/index.php.
Applications must be made online at https://www.slu.edu/working-at-slu.php. Applicants should include a curriculum vitae, a letter of application, a teaching statement along with evidence of quality teaching, and a diversity statement. Please send by email, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Lisa Willoughby, Ph.D., NTT Assistant Professor Committee Chair; Saint Louis University; Department of Psychology; 3700 Lindell Blvd; St. Louis, MO 63108. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE).
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.