Associate or Advanced Assistant Professor of Psychology/ LGBTQ focused research – Rhodes College

Associate or Advanced Assistant Professor of Psychology/ LGBTQ focused research – Rhodes College

Associate or Advanced Assistant Professor of Psychology/ LGBTQ focused research.  
The Psychology Department at Rhodes College invites applications for an 
associate professor (with tenure) or an advanced assistant professor who has a 
program of research that is focused on LGBTQ issues to begin in Fall 2015. 
Candidates from all subdisciplines of psychology will be considered. The 
candidate must possess a firm commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service 
at a liberal arts college. It is expected that this person will also contribute 
to LGBTQ educational and advocacy initiatives on campus. Teaching 
responsibilities will include introductory and content courses as well as 
upper-level research and seminar courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. 
Candidates must have a strong teaching record and an active research program. 
The typical teaching load is 3/2 during a two-semester academic year. The 
successful candidate will be expected to involve undergraduate students in LGBTQ 
research, participate in the life of the College, and contribute to an 
interdisciplinary program in Gender and Sexuality Studies. 
 
Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, 
undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee.  We aspire to graduate 
students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the 
ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective 
leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage 
applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.  
Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment.  We are an equal 
opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.
Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and is the nation’s 
19th largest city. The city provides multiple opportunities for research and for 
cultural and recreational activities. Read more about Memphis.
Please apply online at jobs.rhodes.edu.  Completed applications will include a 
letter of application that addresses the candidate’s interests in teaching and 
scholarship at a liberal arts college, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, 
a research statement that includes how undergraduates can be involved in your 
research, samples of published work, previous course materials and evidence of 
teaching effectiveness if applicable, and three letters of reference.  The 
review of completed applications will begin September 15 and continue until the 
position is filled. For further information please contact Dr. Natalie Person, 
person@rhodes.edu