Jan 13, 2023

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

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  • Walla Walla, WA, USA
Full time Education

Job Description

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology


Location: Walla Walla WA


Open Date: Jan 09, 2023






Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology


Located in the historic community of Walla Walla, Whitman's beautiful tree-lined campus is home to an intellectually diverse, dynamic, and supportive community of some 500 staff and faculty serving roughly 1,500 students from the local region and across the globe. With exceptional students, accomplished faculty and staff, along with a fiercely loyal and growing number of engaged alumni, Whitman College continues to build on its national reputation for academic excellence as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country.


The Department of Psychology at Whitman College is seeking candidates for a one-year position in psychology, with area of expertise open, at the rank of visiting assistant professor beginning August 2023. ABD candidates are welcome to apply but a Ph.D. is required upon starting the position.


The successful candidate will offer five courses over two semesters, including two sections of Introduction to Psychology, two survey courses at the sophomore/junior level (e.g., cognitive, developmental, social, or other topics within the candidate's area of expertise), and an upper level seminar in the candidate's area of specialty. All courses will be taught in person.


Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community. Applicants should be able to demonstrate their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and articulate how their classroom and scholarly practices work to advance antiracism in the learning environment. This statement can be included in the cover letter or the teaching statement. In their cover letter, candidates should address their interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction.


To apply, go to . The online application will prompt you to upload all of the required materials: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; and evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction. The committee will solicit three letters of recommendation from applicants who reach the interview stage.


Review of applications will begin on February 15 and continue until the position is filled.


Salary Range: $64,000-$67,000


Whitman College offers a competitive benefits package that is designed to attract qualified candidates and retain talented employees. Full-time employees enjoy the following benefits:https://www.whitman.edu/human-resources/faculty-and-staff/staff-handbook/benefitshttps://www.whitman.edu/human-resources/faculty-and-staff/staff-handbook/benefits Insurances; basichttps://www.whitman.edu/human-resources/faculty-and-staff/staff-handbook/benefits#lifehttps://www.whitman.edu/human-resources/faculty-and-staff/staff-handbook/benefits#life,https://www.whitman.edu/human-resources/faculty-and-staff/staff-handbook/benefits#accidentalhttps://www.whitman.edu/human-resources/faculty-and-staff/staff-handbook/benefits#accidental andhttps://www.whitman.edu/human-resources/faculty-and-staff/staff-handbook/benefits#longhttps://www.whitman.edu/human-resources/faculty-and-staff/staff-handbook/benefits#long insurances with the capability to elect additional voluntary coverage;https://www.whitman.edu/human-resources/benefits/retirementhttps://www.whitman.edu/human-resources/benefits/retirement with a 10% matching contribution afterhttps://www.whitman.edu/human-resources/benefits/retirementhttps://www.whitman.edu/human-resources/benefits/retirement are met; employeehttps://www.whitman.edu/human-resources/faculty-and-staff/staff-handbook/benefits#tuition for one Whitman course per semester; and anhttps://www.whitman.edu/human-resources/benefits/eaphttps://www.whitman.edu/human-resources/benefits/eap. New faculty receive reimbursement for moving expenses based on the distance of relocation and are compensated $1,500 for attending a required New Faculty Orientation.


For more information and to apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/3798202


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


Whitman College is cultivating a community built on inclusion and belonging. We recognize the value of those who can offer historically underrepresented perspectives and encourage applications from those whose background, knowledge, and insights from lived experience can add to the college’s working and learning environment.


Whitman College is an EEO employer. The college shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.


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