The Department of Psychology at Baldwin Wallace University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professorship in Health Psychology. The applicant must have either completed the Ph.D. in Health, Clinical/Counseling or Social Psychology or be ABD with an expected completion of the degree within the first year of employment. The position will start at the beginning of the fall semester 2022.
We are primarily a teaching University and are looking for applicants with well-developed teaching skills. Faculty members teach a total of 21 credit hours across the fall and spring terms. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a new course in Health Psychology and may be asked to teach courses in Introductory psychology, developmental psychology, statistics, research Methods, or special topics courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.
We also seek a scholar who will mentor undergraduate students in applied research (either on campus or off-campus with one of our many healthcare partners). The successful candidate will engage in an active program of research in Health Psychology (e.g., health disparities, stress/coping, diet/exercise, chronic illness). All faculty members also serve as academic advisors and participate in a shared governance system.
The Psychology Department currently has 8 full-time members representing the main sub-disciplines in the field. The Psychology major is one of the most popular programs on campus and the department is housed in the Neal Malicky Center for the Social Sciences. The department has dedicated research space for both human and nonhuman animal research.
The Department seeks to attract an active, culturally, and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the scholarship of teaching, research, application, and integration of knowledge. The University has a strong commitment to enrich its academic environment by achieving diversity among students, faculty, and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of marginalized groups.
Founded in 1845, Baldwin Wallace University in an independent, coeducational University in the liberal arts tradition. Located 15 miles southwest of downtown Cleveland, Baldwin Wallace enrolls approximately 3,100 full-time undergraduate days students, 800 part-time students in evening and weekend programs, and 700 graduate students. The University offers an outstanding benefits package which includes funding for professional travel, summer grant opportunities, and tuition benefits for immediate family.
Interested candidates may apply at https://www.bw.edu/about/hr/employment/. Application packages should include a single .pdf file containing cover letter, curriculum vita, contact information for three references, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. The successful candidate will be required to complete a background check.
Baldwin Wallace University is an EEO/AA employer and educator. At BW, we support and encourage diversity in a variety of forms. We value and appreciate inclusive excellence in the classroom, within extracurricular activities, and as we engage our community partners.