Haverford College — Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology and Human Development

Haverford College invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology to start in the Fall semester of 2019. The successful candidate will specialize in developmental psychology (broadly defined), and should have completed the Ph.D. by the time of the appointment in July 2019. Candidates from all specializations within developmental psychology and human development are encouraged to apply. Haverford College values candidates whose research, teaching, or mentoring will engage issues of diversity and inclusion. Possible areas of scholarship include, but are not limited to, applied developmental psychology; research on social, educational, and health disparities in development; the effects of early adversity on development; or the study of development in disadvantaged, vulnerable, or marginalized populations. The ideal candidate will be able to teach effectively at all levels of the psychology curriculum, including courses in the candidate’s area of expertise and the supervision of undergraduate student research. The candidate should promptly establish an independent and productive research program that can meaningfully include undergraduates in the research process. 

Haverford College is a top liberal arts college near Philadelphia, and offers a competitive startup package and sabbatical policy, as well as class sizes that support close student-faculty interactions. Applicants should submit their dossier, including cover letter; CV; statement of research interests, goals, and plans; statement of teaching interests and philosophy; statement demonstrating commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus culture; and three confidential letters of recommendation via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/53322. Questions about the application process should be directed to Georgia Davidis, Assistant to the Provost for Faculty Hiring and Review, at gdavidis@haverford.edu. For technical questions, please contact Interfolio directly at 1-877-997-8807 or help@interfolio.com. Applications completed by October 1, 2018 will receive fullest consideration. 

See https://www.haverford.edu/provost/available-positions for more information. 

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status. Haverford has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition of the College. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College’s mission.