Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology

Ripon College

Ripon College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position as an Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology to begin August 2023.

The faculty at Ripon College, are a talented and dynamic group of teacher-scholars who work closely with a diverse student population on capstone and undergraduate research projects, and participate in interdisciplinary collaboration with one another on scholarship and creative activity. The faculty benefit from wide-ranging opportunities for support including curriculum development grants, travel grants, scholarly/artistic grants, and colleague teaching grants.  Successful applicants for faculty positions at Ripon College will join a group of teacher-scholars who embrace the standards of social justice; value the principles of equity and inclusion; and seek to foster and facilitate student achievement at all levels.

Ph.D. or ABD in Psychology is required with an emphasis in Clinical/Counseling/School Psychology. Applicants should expect to teach courses related to clinical/counseling such as Psychopathology and Theories of Personality and Counseling, core classes in General Psychology and/or Research Design and Statistics sequence, and other areas directly related to the candidate’s background or interests. Contributing to our innovative Catalyst program would also be expected. Teaching load is three classes per semester. Our small collegial department is highly supportive of innovations in teaching and research.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or ABD in an area of Psychology related to Clinical, Counseling, and/or School Psychology
  • Ability to teach and advise in areas related to clinical and counseling psychology as well as core courses in the department
  • Energy and enthusiasm for service within the Psychology Department and engaging with prospective students
  • Clearly articulated research agenda
  • Strong commitment to student-centered active learning and student engagement

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience working in multicultural environments and interest in developing curricula related to diverse populations
  • Willingness to develop courses building on the established curricula
  • Willingness to engage in collaborative work across disciplines
  • Commitment to undergraduate education
  • Evidence of teaching experience


Applicants should submit the following documents as PDF files to Dr. Julia Manor, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected].

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statements outlining
    • Teaching philosophy
    • Philosophy on diversity, inclusion, and access
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Two letters of reference

Deadline: Review of applications will begin October 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

At Ripon College, the health and safety of our employees, students and contractors is our number one priority. Upon hire, please plan on either showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID 19 (currently one dose of the Johnson and Johnson or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine and a booster vaccine) or plan on being part of weekly (every seven days) COVID-19 surveillance testing, with a negative result should community spread levels deem it necessary.  At this time, masks are optional on campus.

This position is open to all qualified applicants.  Ripon College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including,  for example,  African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, other Pacific Islanders, first generation college students, members of the LGBTQIA+ community,  individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, and leadership in the academy.

Ripon College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and adheres to non-discriminatory policies in employment and student enrollment. Ripon College is an equal-opportunity employer.

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