Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor of Psychology

Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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Job description

The Psychology Department at Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for two visiting assistant professors (if Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2017) and/or visiting instructors (if ABD) during academic year 2017-2018. Appointment is for a one-year term with possibility of extension for a second year contingent upon teaching performance and administrative approval. Teaching load is 3/2. Successful candidates will contribute to at least two of the following teaching areas: Design and Statistics; Developmental Psychology; and Animal Behavior/Comparative Psychology. The department also has interest in teaching contributions in Moral Psychology and Human Cognition.

The department is committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching, emphasizing student research and lab experience throughout the curriculum. Pursuant to the college’s vision for cultivating a diverse and inclusive community, the search committee will ask all applicants to address how their past and/or potential contributions might serve to advance F&M’s commitment to teaching and mentoring young people from a variety of personal experiences, values, and worldviews that arise from differences of culture and circumstance.

How to apply

Please electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy, and teaching evaluation forms for free via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/24662). In your cover letter, address your fit for the position and explicitly indicate which of the aforementioned teaching areas you can serve. Submission of a research statement and selected pre/reprints is optional. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but for best consideration submit materials by February 13, 2017. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Krista Casler, kcasler@fandm.edu.

Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. 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 an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should contact Human Resources at (717) 358-4817.