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Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology for Developmental and Cognitive (Job Search Status: Currently Accepting Resumes)

The Department of Psychology in the School of Natural Science and Mathematics at Mount St. Mary’s University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Developmental and Cognitive Psychology at the assistant or associate professor level starting August, 2013. A Ph.D. is the expected qualification, although ABDs will be considered at the assistant professor level. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level and the ability to engage in peer-reviewed scholarship that encourages the involvement of undergraduate students. Teaching responsibilities will include: Introduction to Psychology, Child Development, Adulthood & Aging, a laboratory course in Experimental Cognition, Research Methods and Statistics, and other psychology courses as needed. Additional responsibilities include student academic and senior thesis advising, and working closely with students in developing independent senior research projects.

Mount St. Mary’s University is the second oldest Catholic university in America. Located on 1,400 acres, just outside of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., the Mount offers a rigorous liberal arts education featuring a nationally recognized core curriculum and outstanding faculty with a 14:1 student to teacher ratio. The 2300-student comprehensive university is a vibrant academic community where the words Faith, Discovery, Leadership, and Community are used to describe its collective calling and promise. Additional information about Mount St. Mary’s University is available online at

Beyond disciplinary expertise, Mount St. Mary’s seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our Catholic identity and mission. Application materials should discuss how you might contribute to the University’s Catholic liberal arts mission, how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition, or how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar. A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation (at least two addressing teaching abilities). Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials should be sent to:

David W. Bushman, Dean
School of Natural Science and Mathematics
Faculty Search: Developmental and Cognitive Psychology
Mount St. Mary's University
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
Emmitsburg, MD 21727-7799

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Mount St. Mary’s University has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices; we actively seek and welcome applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.


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