Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology. Allegheny College invites applicants for a two-year visiting assistant professor in the Department of Psychology beginning in August 2022. Area of expertise is open and ideal candidates will have experience and success teaching Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods, and courses in their area of expertise. The teaching load is six courses per year (3-3) or equivalent. All faculty are expected to participate in delivering college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars. A Ph.D. or other terminal degree is preferred, but candidates with a Master’s degree and substantial teaching experience will be considered. Opportunities and support for research and scholarly activity are available.

Allegheny College is a national private liberal arts college in NW Pennsylvania with an increasingly diverse student body and a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars. Allegheny’s undergraduate residential education prepares students for successful, meaningful lives by promoting students’ intellectual, moral, and social development and encouraging personal and civic responsibility. Allegheny’s faculty and staff combine high academic standards and a commitment to the exchange of knowledge with a supportive approach to learning. Graduates are equipped to think critically and creatively, write clearly, speak persuasively, and meet challenges in a diverse, interconnected world. Allegheny College is deeply committed to creating an inclusive community that actively challenges racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other forms of bias (see Allegheny College Statement of Community).

Please send the following materials to Dr. Lydia Eckstein at leckstein@allegheny.edu:  letter of application that describes your teaching philosophy and area of scholarship/creative activity, CV, a one-to-two-page personal statement, discussing how your past, planned, or potential contributions or experiences relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance Allegheny’s commitment to inclusive excellence, and three letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a deep institutional commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage applications from candidates who share this understanding and will contribute to the diversity of our college community. Allegheny College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.

Posted: April 25, 2022