Olivet College, a small liberal arts college in mid-Michigan, seeks an Assistant Professor of Psychology to join a rapidly growing Psychology Program.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be expected to teach abnormal psychology, counseling and psychotherapy, personality theories, introduction to psychology, developmental, and other courses in the newly revised psychology curriculum.  Previous teaching experience is preferred.  Full-time faculty members teach 24 credit hours (or the equivalent) over two semesters, participate in student advising, departmental and college committees, orientation, recruiting of new students, and other aspects of residential college life.  Additional responsibilities include serving as the Psychology Practicum Coordinator and faculty advisor for a student psychology organization. This is a full-time tenure track faculty position with potential for contract renewal and promotion.  Candidates passionate about teaching and working with undergraduates in a collaborative environment are strongly encouraged to apply.

REQUIREMENTS: A Ph.D. in clinical or counseling psychology is required.  College teaching and field experience is strongly desired. 

STARTING DATE:   August 15, 2012

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, an official transcript from the highest degree-granting institution, three letters of recommendations, a statement of teaching philosophy, copies of student course evaluations, and sample syllabi for any of the aforementioned courses to:

Olivet College
Office of Academic Affairs
Attn:  Dr. Dina Battaglia, Search Committee Chair
320 S. Main St.
Olivet, MI 49076

For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Dina Battaglia, Program Director of Psychology, at dbattaglia@olivetcollege.edu.

Olivet College is an equal opportunity employer and does take affirmative steps to employ women and minorities.

POSTED:   Feb. 20, 2012