Department: Psychology Department
Job Summary and Requirements: The Department of Psychology invites applications for a two year Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin in the Fall semester of 2014. The position is full-time, with a teaching load of three courses per semester. We seek candidates with teaching and research interests in Developmental Psychology, especially middle childhood and adolescence, although other Developmental areas will be considered. Candidates will also be expected to teach in a second area of interest, such as, but not limited to, perception, motivation, or neuroscience. Teaching responsibilities also include Introductory Psychology, with a weekly laboratory component. Other possible courses include a junior-senior seminar in the candidate's area of expertise. All applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or related disciplinary/ interdisciplinary programs, with the dissertation completed by the time of appointment. Candidates should have prior experience teaching at the undergraduate level, demonstrate strong teaching skills, and have a clear motivation to teach undergraduates in a liberal arts environment. The department's research and computing facilities could potentially support the candidate's scholarship, and supervision of student research is possible. Denison University is a selective liberal arts college located in scenic Granville, Ohio (www.Denison.edu), located 30 miles east of Columbus. Our Department consists of 13 full time faculty who represent a wide range of specialty areas within Psychology. The Department has excellent support for teaching and research. To be assured full consideration, a letter of application from the candidate and supporting documents must be submitted on-line by February 3, 2014. All applicants must complete an electronic application by submitting at https://employment.denison.edu the following: (1) Cover Letter/Letter of Application, (2) Curriculum Vitae, (3) Teaching Philosophy, (4) Research Statement, (5) Course Evaluation, (6) Unofficial Transcript, (7) Email Addresses and Contact Information of Three Reference Writers. Any questions regarding this position can be directed to Harry Heft (email@example.com), Chair, Department of Psychology. Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background.
Contact Name: Harry Heft
Contact Phone: 740-587-6674
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Intructions to Applicants: Please read for further information regarding Applicant Documents. All materials submitted should reflect the candidate's qualifications relative to the desired teaching and research criteria described above online at https://employment.denison.edu/. All applicants must complete an electronic application by submitting the following: Required documents listed below: (1) Cover Letter/Letter (2) Curriculum Vitae (3) Teaching Philosophy (4) Research Statement (5) Course Evaluation (6) Unofficial Transcript Optional Documents: In Other Document 1, please upload one Reprint. In Other Document 2, please upload a second Reprint. All applicants must provide 3 names of references, complete with email addresses and contact information. Once your application is successfully submitted and you receive a confirmation number, an email trigger will be automatically sent by the system to those email addresses listed. Instructions will be provided in this email for each reference to upload an electronic letter of recommendation to applicant's online application.