Visiting Assistant Professor, Social Psychology

Oxford, Ohio
Apr 12, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Psychology:  Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor in Clinical, Social, Biological, Cognitive, or Developmental Psychology to teach undergraduate courses in psychology; advise students and perform other duties as assigned.  Multiple positions available.  Teach full-load of undergraduate courses in Clinical, Social, Biological, Cognitive, or Developmental Psychology; advise students and perform other duties as assigned.  Position is for one year, with potential for renewal dependent upon performance and funding.

Require:  Earned doctorate in Clinical, Social, Biological, Cognitive, or Developmental Psychology, or closely related fields by date of appointment (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor), ABD (for appointment as Instructor); have documented record of significant professional background in teaching at the college level.  Experience or knowledge relevant to teaching courses in several of the following areas is required: Introduction to Psychology, Psychology across Cultures, Research Design and Analysis (Part 1 or Part 2), Abnormal Psychology, Advanced Psychopathology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology, and/or Developmental Psychology.   For this position, Miami University will not sponsor applicants for H-1B work status.  Desire: Research experience; ability to teach courses in three of the areas listed above. 

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and statement of teaching philosophy to  Inquiries may be directed to Amy Wilms at  Screening of applications will begin April 10, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  

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