Bard College

Bard College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Abnormal Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin Fall 2017. This position is ideal for a candidate whose research draws on or contributes to the understanding of fundamental psychological processes (e.g. neural mechanisms, emotion/motivation, perception, attention) and makes direct connections to programs in the natural sciences, mathematics, or computing.
A degree in clinical psychology is not required for the position, although direct experience with atypical populations is desired. Responsibilities will include teaching introductory courses in psychopathology and upper-level seminars in the candidate's area of expertise, as well as Introduction to Psychological Science, Statistics or Research Methods, and the advising of Senior Projects. The successful candidate will have a commitment to quality, innovative undergraduate teaching at a liberal arts college; maintain an active research program; contribute to the general education curriculum; and engage with the life of the college. Candidates must hold a Ph.D by the time of the appointment.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, three letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching), and evidence of teaching effectiveness through at:
Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016. For more information on the Psychology Program at Bard, visit, or contact Associate Professor Kristin Lane (
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who intend to contribute to the diversity goals of the institution.