Dec 01, 2021

Assistant/Associate Professor in Psychology/Leadership

  • Virginia Military Institute
  • Virginia Military Institute, Letcher Avenue, Lexington, VA, USA
Full time Other

Job Description

The Department of Psychology at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position.  The selected candidate will teach a core-curriculum course on leadership and other psychology courses.  Area of specialty is open, but the successful candidate will have teaching or research experience, including areas relevant to leadership. 

This position requires in-person teaching.

All employees at VMI are required to complete a COVID-19 Vaccination Status Form once hired, per Governor Northam’s Executive Directive #18.  If unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, weekly COVID-19 rapid testing is required and provided by VMI, and mask wearing protocols are monitored.  The Human Resources Office will supply the form.

Appointment begins August 2022.  A Ph.D. (or ABD) in Psychology is required.  Typical teaching load is 3:3.

Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter that describes their interest in the position, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin January 25th and continue until the position is filled.

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VMI is consistently ranked among the top U.S. public liberal arts colleges. All 1,700 undergraduate students live on campus and about 60% commission in the U.S. Armed Forces. Faculty wear uniforms but no prior military service is required.  Lexington, Virginia is a charming college town located in the southern Shenandoah Valley and is often recognized as one of America’s “best small towns.”

VMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal education and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals, and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply. VMI will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment, educational opportunities, programs and services.


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