Position Overview: The Department of Psychology at Merrimack College invites applications for a full time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Psychology, beginning in September 2019. For this position, the department particularly welcomes applicants who have scholarly expertise in the areas of cultural, health, and/or clinical psychology and who conduct research that can include undergraduate researchers. The teaching load is typically three 4-credit courses per semester. This position requires a strong commitment to undergraduate education, scholarship, and service.
Merrimack College is a private, selective, comprehensive college located 30 miles north of Boston in the historic and scenic Merrimack River Valley. Founded in 1947 by the Archbishop of Boston and the Order of St. Augustine, the College offers more than 100 undergraduate programs in science and engineering, business, liberal arts, and education and social policy. Merrimack also offers graduate programs in counseling, education, business, engineering, public affairs, and criminology. The College’s 3,200 undergraduate and nearly 450 graduate students come from 32 states and 31 countries to form an engaged community of thinkers, learners and achievers integrated in an academic culture of excellence, diversity and stature. The implementation in 2011, and revision in 2016, of the College’s ten-year strategic plan, the Agenda for Distinction, has led to renewed energy and sense of community, combined with growth of our faculty, and student body.
An increasingly diverse population is served by Merrimack College. In keeping with our core value to build a community of teacher-scholars who welcome and respect a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, beliefs, and perspectives, we are actively seeking to recruit and retain faculty whose teaching, research, and/or service has prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion. As such, we encourage candidates to describe in their application how their teaching, research, and service contribute to diverse communities.
To Apply: Interested applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology and should submit a current CV, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, three letters of reference, and student evaluations of their most recent undergraduate course(s). Review of applications will begin October 1st until the position is filled.