Psychology Positions - Capital University

Posted 10/15/08

The Behavioral Sciences Department at Capital University invites applications for two tenure track Psychology positions at the rank of assistant professor. The department seeks individuals with experience teaching general psychology, introductory statistics, research methods, and experimental psychology. Individuals with research and teaching interests relating to multiculturalism, ethnicity, prejudice, and discrimination are of particular interest in this search. A Ph.D. in psychology is required. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to develop courses in their areas of expertise. Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to the institution’s undergraduate research initiative by incorporating undergraduates into their research projects and supervising undergraduate theses and independent studies. In addition to the above qualifications, the department seeks individuals interested in collaborating with faculty in the biological sciences on the development of an undergraduate program in neuroscience and participating in the University’s innovative undergraduate Computational Science minor program. Address materials to Dr. Kerm Almos, Behavioral Sciences Department (

Candidates are expected to have a record of academic scholarship and teaching experience commensurate with the advertised rank. Interested candidates should send 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) unofficial copies of all academic transcripts, 3) examples of recent scholarship, 4) examples of teaching effectiveness, 5) three letters of recommendation, 6) names and addresses of three references, and 7) a letter of interest outlining the applicant’s educational philosophy and commitment to liberal education. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Positions are contingent upon final funding approval. Address applications to the listed Search Committee chair, in care of Capital University, 1 College and Main, Columbus, OH 43209-2394.

Founded in 1850, Capital University is a mid-size, comprehensive, private university whose community values of diversity and free inquiry are strongly promoted within the Lutheran tradition of higher education. The University offers a wide range of programs in an atmosphere of personal attention to students. The academic units at Capital University include the Law School and the College. Five schools comprise the College: School of Natural Sciences, Nursing, and Health; School of Management and Leadership; School of Social Sciences and Education; Conservatory of Music and School of Communication; and School of Humanities. The University enrolls approximately 4000 students, including 2200 traditional undergraduates. Capital University also offers degree completion programs to adult learners and a variety of graduate programs, including Law, Master of Business Administration, Master of Music Education, and Master of Science in Nursing. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Capital is committed to building a diverse community and encourages applications from women and minorities. For information about Capital University positions, visit our website:

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