Two Full time Visiting Assistant Professors, Psychology

Job description

Category:: Faculty
Department:: 4481 (PSYC-Psychology)
Locations:: Worcester, MA
Posted:: Apr 29, 2021
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time - Exempt
Position ID:: 130517

About Clark University:

Founded in 1887, Clark was one of the first all-graduate institutions in the United States. Today the University is a highly-ranked, student-centered institution educating approximately 2,350 undergraduate and 1,150 graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. This commitment to scholarship and inquiry reflects the University's commitment to "challenge convention and change our world" and to address issues of critical importance to society. It is also reflected by Clark's many national and international distinctions, including recognition for its diversity and inclusion efforts, innovation, community engagement and impact, as a top green campus, and for having a distinguished geography and international development program. Clark has also been included in the groundbreaking Colleges that Change Lives guide since it was first published in 1996.

Clark is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a dynamic, diverse city "on the rise." The second largest city in New England, Worcester is home to 11 institutions of higher learning and is increasingly recognized for its growing healthcare and biotechnology communities, its thriving cultural scene, and as a vibrant food hub

Job Description:

The Department of Psychology at Clark University seeks to fill two full-time, Visiting Assistant Professor positions for the 2021-22 academic year. Candidates must have a PhD in Psychology and have a track record of independent teaching. The teaching load for each of the two positions is six (6) courses per academic year, although one of these courses could be a year-long research lab that enrolls undergraduate students.

For one position, the teaching responsibility would include two semesters of undergraduate statistics, mid-level seminar focused on psychotherapies (fall), capstone seminar focused on children with disorders (fall), and intro-level abnormal psychology or equivalent (spring).

For the other position, the teaching responsibility would include two semesters of a lab in developmental psychology (or equivalent), intro-level adolescent development (fall), intro level cultural psychology (spring), and a capstone seminar in an area of interest (spring).


This is a Full-time position with excellent benefits.

Clark University currently requires all employees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than July 15. Exemptions will be made for medical or disability reasons or religious beliefs, and could be made, at the sole discretion of the University, for other well-documented reasons.

Additional Information:

Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Clark University Careers Account by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below. You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

  • CV
  • Statement of Teaching Interests
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness

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In order to receive full consideration, application materials must be received no later than May 7, 2021.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/30/2021
Application Due: 6/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time