Assistant Professor of Psychology



Job description

Montevallo, AL

The Psychology Program, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, at the University of Montevallo invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of assistant professor to begin Fall semester 2020. The successful candidate must have evidence of excellence in teaching and be able to teach a variety of undergraduate courses including, but not limited to, Foundations in Psychology, Psychopathology, and upper-level seminars in their area of expertise, ideally related to clinical domains of psychology. Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or if ABD, the completed Ph.D. in hand before August 15, 2020) from an APA accredited program in psychology. Official transcripts will be required at interview.

How to apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Reference letters are required. Therefore, please include the names of at least three references willing to provide letters of recommendation on your behalf. References will be contacted immediately upon your submission of the application. Address correspondence to Dr. Elizabeth Richardson, search committee chair. Apply online at

In keeping with the charge of the President’s Diversity Task Force, which is “…to implement practices that help the University recruit and retain a diverse workforce and to foster initiatives that promote an inclusive campus environment,” UM is actively seeking applicants who fully represent racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity.

The University of Montevallo is a four-year public university located in Montevallo, Alabama, USA. Founded in 1896, it is Alabama's only public liberal arts college and a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. Programs are offered through the Michael E. Stephens College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education, College of Fine Arts, and graduate studies in Business, Education, English and Speech-Language Pathology.