Memphis, TN | Assoc. Professor of Psychology / LGBTQ-focused research

Memphis, TN | Assoc. Professor of Psychology / LGBTQ-focused research

Psychology Social Equality/LGBTQ

Job Ad Fall 2015

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 to begin in Fall 2015 who has a program of research that is focused on LGBTQ issues. 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  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,