FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Department of Psychology
The Department of Psychology in the W. H. Sutton School of Social Sciences at Ouachita Baptist University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August, 2018. Area of specialization is open, but we will give special attention to candidates with strong quantitative skills or a child-development background. PhD in Psychology by August 2018, preferred; ABD considered. Course load is four per semester. Research activities that emphasize undergraduate student collaboration are expected. Applicants should demonstrate commitment to the university’s mission, undergraduate teaching, research, and professional development. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Ouachita is a private, Christian liberal-arts institution. The university’s mission statement can be found at: https://www.obu.edu/about/vision-mission-and-values/. Electronically send a cover letter, CV, statements on teaching philosophy and research interests, evidence of teaching quality, graduate transcripts, and three forwarded reference letters to Dr. Jennifer Fayard, Psychology Search Committee Chair at: email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on November 15 and will continue until the position is filled.
Faculty vacancies are generally announced in The Chronicle of Higher Education and/or the appropriate professional publications.
Following an announcement of a vacancy, the appropriate department chair will initiate a search for the new faculty appointment with the approval of the dean of the school, the vice president for academic affairs and the president. Christian commitment, competence in one’s academic discipline, earned degrees, support for a liberal arts education, respect for the traditions and commitments of the sponsoring body and the ability to appeal and communicate to students are all important requirements for appointment.