Western Psychological Association

Department Associate, Reed College

The Departmental Associate for Psychology is responsible for preparing, organizing,
and teaching Introductory Psychology classes and laboratories. This position will also
provide assistance for students as needed, evaluate and grade laboratory reports,
supervise student laboratory teaching assistants, and assist faculty with other aspects
of course management and research as needed. In addition, the Departmental
Associate will support our upper division statistics course and provide analytic
consultation for student thesis research. This person reports to the faculty chair of the
Psychology department. Reed is committed to excellence and actively seeks diversity in
its educational programs and employment practices. We welcome and encourage
applicants from historically underrepresented minority groups to apply.
This is a full-time 12-month exempt position, working 37.5 hours a week. The salary
range for this position is $58,000 – $60,000 with exceptional benefits. The expected start
date is January 2018.
§ Strong commitment to undergraduate education
§ Interest and ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students
§ Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills
§ Strong service orientation
§ Desire and ability to keep skills and knowledge current
§ Ability to think strategically, problem solve and manage multiple projects
§ Knowledge of data analysis applications such as Stata and R
§ PhD or ABD considered with related laboratory teaching experience in Psychology or
related discipline.
§ Experience working closely with and/or supervising undergraduate college students.
§ Experience in teaching at the postsecondary level.
Visit jobs.reed.edu to apply. A resume and cover letter are required for submission.
Initial review of applications will begin September 18, 2017. This position will remain
open until filled.