November 7, 2015

Job position at Holy Cross

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Psychology: Clinical Developmental Science

The Department of Psychology at the College of the Holy Cross ( invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment to begin in August 2016 in the broad area of clinical developmental science.  Areas of interest in the Department include developmental psychopathology, developmental disabilities, and clinical neuroscience. The successful candidate will teach intermediate and advanced courses in his or her specialty area as well as service courses such as Introduction to Psychology, Statistics, and Research Methods. Faculty members in the Department of Psychology are expected to maintain an active program of independent research, to engage students in the research process, and to demonstrate a commitment to and excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring. We are also interested in those candidates who might be able to contribute to the College’s community outreach activities, including community-based learning courses and internships. A Ph.D. is required before the start of employment. This position carries a 3-2 teaching load with a full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure review and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty.  
The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a cover letter along with a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, representative reprints (no more than three), a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least one which speaks explicitly to teaching experience, to ( The College is committed to the flourishing of a richly diverse academic community.  In your letter and/or supporting materials, therefore, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or service might support the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion.    
Review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until the position has been filled. Questions about the position may be addressed to Mark Freeman, Chair, Department of Psychology.
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in Worcester, a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium ( The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

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