Nov 29, 2023

Visiting Assistant Professor

  • Indiana University
  • Bloomington, IN, USA
Full time Cognitive Development Industrial/Organizational Neuroscience Social

Job Description

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Indiana University-Bloomington

We seek to fill two positions for visiting assistant professors to teach undergraduate courses in any of the following broad areas: Neuroscience, Sensation and Perception, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and Social Psychology. The candidate may also contribute to general courses in our psychology or neuroscience majors, such as introductory psychology, experimental methods, or statistics. This will be a 1-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal for one additional year. The teaching load is five courses per year. Candidates with a doctorate in psychology or related field in hand at the time of appointment are preferred, but those who have completed all degree requirements except the dissertation defense (i.e., ABDs) will be considered. Applicants should have documented teaching experience and submit a letter of application that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement (i.e., a statement on fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching and service broadly defined), a curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation. H1-B sponsorship is not available for this position.

Bloomington, Indiana is a university town with high quality of life. Bloomington is within a one-hour drive of Indianapolis and a two-hour drive of two other major metropolitan centers. Bloomington also has a low cost of living relative to entry-level faculty salaries. The campus is home to many thriving affinity groups and offers an exceptional selection of cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities. Department practices are family-friendly and the university has a flexible remote work policy. For more information about the departmental culture, especially with respect to hiring and diversity, please see: There, you will also find contact information for a range of people with knowledge of the hiring process, as well as department, campus, and general life in Bloomington, who have volunteered to be search advocates and are not on the search committee. If you have questions that you may not feel comfortable bringing to the department chair or the members of the search committee, we encourage you to reach out to these faculty.

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jason Gold, Director of Undergraduate Studies, at or by mail at ATTN: VAP Search, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, 1101 E. 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-7007. Review of applications will begin January 2, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. The position start date is August 1, 2024. General information about the department and the university is available at The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.


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