The Department of Psychology at Lafayette College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2022. Area of specialization is open, but the candidate must have expertise in quantitative methods, measurement validation, and/or computational modeling of behavior. Those who study dimensions of difference and/or remediating inequalities are especially welcome. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or a relevant field, experience teaching undergraduates, and an active research program.

The candidate will be expected to regularly teach introductory and advanced laboratory courses in design & analysis. Depending on the candidate’s area of specialization, there will also be opportunities to teach existing courses and/or develop additional courses that reflect the candidate’s expertise (e.g., courses with a cross-cultural or individual
differences focus). The teaching load is 2/2 in the first year, and 3/2 thereafter. All faculty members are expected to involve undergraduates in research and to mentor them in independent scholarship. The Department of Psychology expects all of its members to maintain active, productive, sustained programs of scholarship that result in publications. We offer competitive start-up funds and space for research in a well-equipped psychology and neuroscience building. More information about the department is available at

Applications should be submitted to Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of scholarly interests, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to Jennifer M. Talarico, Department Head of Psychology, through the Interfolio site. In the cover letter, candidates should address how their teaching and research will support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement ( Review of applications will begin January 15 and continue until the position is filled.

Lafayette College is a highly selective private undergraduate college with academic programs and opportunities characteristic of larger institutions. The College is approximately 70 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all its students, staff, and faculty. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.