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Associate Professor/Chair - Psychology Department

Associate Professor/Chair - Psychology Department

Purpose: 

The undergraduate Psychology Department at Chestnut Hill College has a faculty position opening at the rank of Associate Professor/Chair beginning in the spring of 2019.  Chestnut Hill College, founded by the Sisters of Saint Joseph, is an independent, Catholic institution that fosters excellence by providing a holistic education within a strong liberal arts tradition.

The undergraduate Psychology Department offers courses that encompass a range of factors that shape human behavior. The influences related to Biology, particularly the workings of the brain, from individual psychological processes such as cognitions and emotions, and the effects of sociocultural surroundings are all considered as students are exposed to the great breadth of the field. In addition, rigorous training in research methods prepares the students well for individual investigation and graduate study. Students can also receive course credit for supervised field experiences through internships in their Junior and Senior years.

Requirements: 
  • Perform duties outlined for Department Chairs as articulated in the Chestnut Hill College Faculty Manual.
  • Teach courses in support of undergraduate psychology major.
  • Advise major and minor students in their academic course selection.
  • Contribute to departmental duties such as assessment of the major, supervision of Psychology Club or Psi Chi, and curriculum development.
  • Perform usual duties associated with a full-time faculty appointment.
  • Support the mission of Chestnut Hill College.
Responsibilities: 
  • Perform duties outlined for Department Chairs as articulated in the Chestnut Hill College Faculty Manual.
  • Teach courses in support of undergraduate psychology major.
  • Advise major and minor students in their academic course selection.
  • Contribute to departmental duties such as assessment of the major, supervision of Psychology Club or Psi Chi, and curriculum development.
  • Perform usual duties associated with a full-time faculty appointment.
  • Support the mission of Chestnut Hill College.
Contact Information: 

Send a letter of interest, areas of research and/or scholarly interest, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, and reprints or preprints (if applicable) to psychposition@chc.edu. Interviewing will begin in Spring/Summer. If granted an interview, official graduate and undergraduate transcripts must also be submitted.  The hiring process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  No phone calls please.

Chestnut Hill College is an employer committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion as a core value. In an effort to support our diverse student community, we embrace equal access and welcome applications from faculty candidates of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, and encourage applications from groups underrepresented in higher education. 

Chestnut Hill College is an equal opportunity employer