Clinical Psychology Tenure-Track Faculty Position at Lawrence University

Lawrence University of Wisconsin, a selective undergraduate liberal arts college and conservatory of music located in Appleton, Wisconsin, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Clinical Psychology at the Assistant Professor rank to begin September 1, 2021.

We seek an individual who is a dedicated teacher passionate about working with undergraduates in a liberal arts setting, an active and engaging scholar, and an effective mentor for students from diverse backgrounds. The successful candidate will teach courses related to psychopathology and clinical interventions, as well as supervise students’ practicum experiences. We seek candidates who can also contribute to one or more departmental service courses (e.g., introductory psychology, research methods, senior capstone). The teaching load is two courses per term (labs may count toward teaching load) for three ten-week terms a year, including participation in Lawrence’s flagship Freshman Studies program approximately every third year. The Freshman Studies curriculum presents an interdisciplinary introduction to the liberal arts intended to support new students’ fundamental skills as readers, writers, and thinkers.

Candidates’ research may be in any area of clinical psychology. Candidates are expected to lead undergraduate research projects and connect scholarship with teaching. Laboratory space and start-up funds are available. In their research statement, candidates should discuss how they plan to engage undergraduates in research and how their scholarship may be particularly suited to a liberal arts setting.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology or a closely related field by the time of appointment (9/1/21) and should submit the following materials by September 27th, 2020: (1) a letter explaining your interest in Lawrence and describing ways you can help Lawrence become more inclusive, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) statements on teaching, research, and diversity (as a single PDF document), (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and (5) three letters of recommendation (at least one of which attests specifically to teaching). In their teaching statement, candidates should address their commitment to fostering a truly engaged and supportive experience for a diverse community of learners. Applications may be submitted at:

Lawrence is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We encourage applications from individuals who will help us create a more inclusive Lawrence by: (1) further diversifying the faculty and/or (2) demonstrating experience with successful diversity-related initiatives, creative activity, or research; and (3) showing interest in developing inclusive pedagogy to address the needs of a diverse student body.

Candidates are encouraged to read about Lawrence and its surrounding community at Colleges That Change Lives - and

For further information, please contact the Search Committee chair, Lori Hilt

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