Assistant Professor of Psychology

Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number F0285W
Role Title Assistant Professor/9-Mth
Position Title Assistant Professor of Psychology
Position Summary

The Department of Psychology at William & Mary seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Personality Psychology.
We are interested in individuals with research and teaching expertise in personality theory and research. Additional expertise in statistic courses and introductory psychology would be desirable.
The candidate is expected to maintain a productive research program that inspires exceptional undergraduate and pre-doctoral master’s students and that has the potential to yield external funding. Teaching expectation is 2 courses per semester. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach courses in personality, statistics, introductory psychology and other lecture and seminar-style courses.
Located in historic Williamsburg, Virginia and close to metropolitan areas such as Richmond and Virginia Beach, William & Mary consistently ranks among the top ten public universities nationally.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Psychology at the time of appointment, effective August 10, 2018, and must have strong quantitative skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to those with a Ph.D. at the time of application. W&M is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and mentorship of students, to the diversity of the academic community. Applicants should have experience in teaching and in mentoring student research.

Department Psychology Dept - 3KH610
Location William & Mary
Job Open Date 08/01/2017
Review Begin Date 10/01/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Job Category Instructional Faculty
Special Application Instructions

Applicants must apply online at Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover, statement of research, teaching interests, and three representative publications. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference. For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, October 1, 2017. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc
  4. Other 2
  5. Other 3
  6. Research Statement
  7. Teaching Statement
Optional Documents