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Tenure-Track Position in Psychology

Berea College announces a tenure-track position in the Psychology Program beginning August, 2013.  Desirable qualifications include a Ph.D. in Clinical/Counseling Psychology or related discipline associated with Health Psychology; experience in health-related fields is required. Primary teaching responsibilities are likely to include:  General Psychology, Wellness, Health Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Clinical/Counseling Methods, and Statistics and Research Methods in the Behavioral Sciences.  Conditions permitting, teaching responsibilities will also include participation in Berea College’s General Education core.  Well-equipped laboratory space and ample opportunities for cross-campus and community collaborations exist.  Interdisciplinarity will be supported and encouraged.

Applicants should submit a letter of application that includes a teaching statement, a c. v., unofficial transcripts, three reference letters, evidence of good undergraduate teaching, and sample course syllabi. Send all application materials to Dr. David Porter, Interim Program Coordinator, at psychologysearch@berea.edu . Review of applications will begin December 1, 2012, and continue until the position is filled.

Berea College achieved national distinction as the first coeducational and interracial college in the South. With an emphasis on service to the people of Appalachia and beyond, Berea enrolls, 1,600 students from 40 states and 60 countries. As a reflection of its continuing commitment to interracial education, Berea is among the most racially diverse private liberal arts colleges in the United States. Berea admits only students whose families are unable to afford the high cost of tuition and awards each of them a four-year tuition scholarship. Berea’s students excel in the College’s supportive but demanding academic environment, and many are the first in their families to graduate from college. The College is one of seven federally recognized Work Colleges, and all students hold a labor position in which they work 10-12 hours per week. Graduates distinguish themselves in a variety of fields, including social service, government, ministry, the arts, business, education, medicine, and science, and many go on to earn graduate degrees.

Located where the Bluegrass Region meets the Cumberland Mountains, the town of Berea (pop. 16,000) lies forty miles south of Lexington and is approximately two hours from Cincinnati, Louisville, and Knoxville. More information about Berea College is available at www.berea.edu.

Berea College, in light of its mission in the tradition of impartial love and social equality, welcomes all people of the earth to learn and work here.

 

 

 

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