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Visiting Lecturer in Psychology and Education – Multiple Positions

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The Department of Psychology and Education at Mount Holyoke College is seeking candidates for three full-time visiting faculty positions to begin in the fall of 2018.  Two of the positions are one-year visiting lecturers in the following areas: 1) Cognitive Psychology and 2) Educational Psychology. The third position we are seeking is a three-year visiting lecturer in Clinical Psychology (with the ability to offer courses in the areas of Personality or Abnormal Psychology). These positions cover faculty leaves and are not renewable. The Department offers programs in psychology, an interdisciplinary major in psychology and education, and contributes to an interdisciplinary program in neuroscience and behavior. The teaching load for these positions is five courses per year.  Instructors on multiple year contracts are expected to supervise student research projects in their areas of expertise.  

Qualifications include a doctorate and demonstrated interest and plan for scholarly work.  The successful candidate will also have a demonstrated record of strong teaching at the undergraduate level and experience mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation and religion.

Applications are online only at https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu.  Please submit a CV and the following statements/documents: (1) teaching philosophy, (2) research interests and plans, and (3) ideas for mentoring a diverse student body. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf. To be assured full consideration applications must be complete by March 2, 2018. We recommend early submission because electronic prompts to referees will be generated automatically (and letters of reference accepted) only after the completed application has been submitted.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty.  Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color.  Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts. 

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members.  Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society.  In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.

 

 

 

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Posted: 2/8/2018
Application Due: 4/9/2018
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