Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology



Job description

Winchester, VA

Shenandoah University’s College of Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology beginning August 2020. This is a full-time benefited faculty position located at our main campus in Winchester, Virginia.


The Psychology Department welcomes applicants for a career-contract Assistant/Associate Professor position in cognitive psychology and/or neuroscience. Candidates will be expected to teach courses in General Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Sensation and Perception, and Research Methods, with preference given to candidates also able to teach new or additional existing courses in Psychology curriculum. The expected teaching load is four courses per semester, with course release available for scholarship. Shenandoah University prioritizes quality teaching, but a research program incorporating undergraduates is encouraged. All faculty at Shenandoah University are expected to perform community and university service, serve as student advisors, and continue as active scholars in their fields.


A Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology or related field is required by the appointment date. (A.B.D. acceptable if Ph.D. earned by start date). Candidates should have experience teaching undergraduate psychology.

Complete application submissions will include a cover letter with details of teaching experience and relevant graduate credits, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected. A pre-employment background check will be required. If the job requires driving for University business, a satisfactory driving record will also be required.

How to apply

To apply for this position visit the link below. At the resulting page, click one of the “Resume/CV” button choices in the “Apply” box at the bottom of the posting to input your information. If this is the first time you will have applied to a Shenandoah University position using this process, please choose the “New” option. Be prepared to upload the previously referenced documents as you go through this process.