Jan 17, 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor, Psychology

  • Fairfield University
  • Fairfield, CT, USA
Full time Abnormal Clinical Clinical Decision-making

Job Description

The Psychology Department at Fairfield University invites applications for a full-time, visiting assistant professor position in clinical psychology beginning September 1, 2020.  Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.  Applicants are expected to have completed a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology or a related field, but ABDs will also be considered. 

The teaching load is four undergraduate courses each semester. Courses taught would include courses such as abnormal psychology; research methods; general psychology; or psychological statistics.

The department consists of ten full-time faculty representing a range of specialties and is housed in a spacious, well-equipped facility in the Bannow Science Center. There is a vibrant culture of undergraduate student-faculty research and a growing institutional emphasis on the health sciences. Psychology is one of the largest majors in the College of Arts & Sciences, offering a Psychology Club, a large internship program, and chapters of Sigma Xi and Psi Chi. The salary and benefits for the position are highly competitive.  Fairfield University is a Jesuit institution, consistently ranked as a top comprehensive university in New England, located in the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT, one hour from New York City along Long Island Sound. Our five Colleges and Professional Schools enroll approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students.

Review of applications will begin immediately.  For full consideration, please click https://ffd.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/EmploymentOpportunities/job/Fairfield-CT/Visiting-Assistant-Professor--Psychology_JR0000661 and upload the following materials:

  • a cover letter
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a statement of teaching philosophy and experience
  • sample syllabi and course evaluations (if available)
  • contact information for three references

Please direct questions to Dr. Margaret McClure, Department Chair, at mmcclure@fairfield.edu.

Note:  If you have more than 5 documents to upload to your application, please combine them into 5 or less documents.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, veterans, Jesuits, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities.



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