Apr 23, 2019

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

  • Albright College
  • Reading, PA, USA
Full time Personality Positive Psychology Psychopathology Research Methods

Job Description

The Psychology Department at Albright College is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor appointment for one year, starting Fall 2019, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year. The preferred area of specialization for the candidate is open. A Ph.D. in Psychology is preferred, but ABD candidates will also be considered.

A successful candidate should be prepared to teach introduction to psychology, and a laboratory in statistics and research methods that includes the supervision of student research projects, with the possibility of teaching an integrated statistics and research methods course in the second year if the position is renewed. A successful candidate should be able to teach one, preferably two of the following: Personality, Adult Psychopathology, Child Psychopathology, Human Development, and Positive Psychology. There may also be an opportunity to teach an upper level course in the candidate's area of expertise. A successful candidate should have teaching experience and some experience mentoring undergraduate research.  We also expect a degree of familiarity with classroom and laboratory technology.  Research support and professional development opportunities are available.

Albright College is a liberal arts institution that emphasizes interdisciplinary studies and teaching excellence, and faculty have a three-three teaching load. Albright’s enrollment is approximately 2,000 students and is located within an hour of Philadelphia, and three hours from New York, Baltimore and Washington DC.

Evidence of teaching excellence is also preferred.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please send electronic copies of a cover letter addressing interests and skills, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. at least one syllabus, course evaluations, sample assignments), and three letters of recommendation to hr@albright.edu. Applicants may still be considered as long as their reference letters arrive prior to interviews, provided the names and contact information of the three references are provided.

Albright College is an equal opportunity employer. In pursuit of enriching the diversity within our community, we encourage the application of qualified women, minorities, protected veterans, and people with disabilities. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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