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Assistant Professor/Instructor of Psychology

Franklin & Marshall College
Job Location:
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

The Psychology Department at Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning Fall Semester 2023. Rank will be at the Assistant Professor or Instructor level depending on qualifications.

The department seeks a scholar with a background in developmental psychology with a lifespan perspective, broadly construed. Our hope is to attract a teacher-scholar engaged in developmental research that interfaces with psychopathology, health psychology, epidemiology, public health, individual differences, emotion, comparative psychology, or family systems. 

The Psychology Department at Franklin & Marshall College has a long tradition of scholarly excellence, which is supported by outstanding facilities and its emphasis on student research and lab experience throughout the curriculum. The department is seated in the Natural Science Division of the College and is characterized by its strong commitment to teaching, advising, service, and departmental citizenship. For tenure and promotion, the successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of qualitative or quantitative research resulting in peer-reviewed publications. Start-up funds and lab space are available to support faculty success. 

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, research and teaching statements, diversity statement, teaching evaluations, selected pre/reprints, and contact information for three recommenders (NOTE: letters of reference will be solicited at a later stage, and once they are solicited referees will need to supply them within three weeks) via: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but for full consideration, all materials must be submitted by September 16, 2022. Direct inquiries to Dr. Michael L. Penn (

Our department and Franklin & Marshall College are committed to teaching and mentoring individuals with a variety of personal experiences, values, and worldviews arising from differences of culture and/or circumstance. In your cover letter, please describe how you could work with us to create a more inclusive and equitable educational community. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic.

Individuals who need accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or to otherwise participate in the employment process should contact the department’s academic coordinator, Nicole Fickes [].

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