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*Assistant Professor of Psychology/Educational Psychologist.  *The Psychology
Department <https://www.rhodes.edu/psychology> at Rhodes College
<http://www.rhodes.edu> invites applications for a tenure-track position.
The successful candidate must possess a firm commitment to teaching,
scholarship, and service at a liberal arts college. Preference will be
given to candidates who have demonstrated commitments to urban education
and working with historically marginalized populations. Teaching
responsibilities will include five courses a year from the following:
introductory psychology, educational psychology, child and/or adolescent
development, learning and motivation, advanced research methods in
psychology, and upper-level research and seminar courses in the candidate’s
research area. Previous teaching experience is desirable. Candidates must
have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology or a
related field by July 2017. A number of interdisciplinary fields yield
graduates who would be appropriate for this position (e.g., Liberal Studies
in Urban Childhood, Interdisciplinary Human Development, Educational
Science programs). The successful candidate will contribute to an
interdisciplinary Educational Studies <https://www.rhodes.edu/education>
major, will be expected to establish and maintain an active program of
research involving undergraduates, and to participate in the life of the
College. Research opportunities will be supported by startup funds, lab
space, and by Rhodes partnerships with the Shelby County School district
<http://www.scsk12.org/> and other educational institutions in the city.

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
<https://www.rhodes.edu/content/rhodes-vision>.



Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment.  We are an
equal opportunity employer committed to diversity
<http://handbook.rhodes.edu/diversity> in the workforce.



Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and provides
multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational
activities <http://www.rhodes.edu/content/our-city>.



Please apply online at jobs.rhodes.edu; only online applications will be
accepted.  A complete application includes a cover letter, a CV, a
statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan, and three letters of
recommendation. Please address in your cover letter your interest in
teaching at a liberal arts college and how your experiences with teaching,
scholarship, and/or service might contribute to a college community that
includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values. Review of
completed applications will begin on October 1 and continue until the
position is filled. The online application system will solicit letters of
recommendation electronically from the candidate’s recommenders once their
contact information has been entered by the candidate and the search
committee requests them.  Background checks are required before candidates
can be brought to campus for interviews. For further information please
contact Dr. Katherine White, whitek@rhodes.edu
<javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','whitek@rhodes.edu');>.

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Sean Hardwick

Departmental Assistant

Anthropology & Sociology and Psychology

Rhodes College

2000 North Parkway

Memphis, TN 38112

(901) 843-3930

hardwicks@rhodes.edu <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','hardwicks@rhodes.edu');>





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It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an object
that creates history. Ernst Boesch