Assistant Professor of Psychology

DeSales University
Center Valley, Pennsylvania

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Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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DeSales University’s Department of Social Sciences housed in the Division of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences invites applications for a full-time non-tenure position as Assistant Professor of Psychology to begin August 2022. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in the fields of developmental psychology and cognitive psychology. The candidate should be able to teach courses in cognitive psychology, human development, research methods in psychology, and senior seminar. The candidate is expected to mentor students in research projects. The faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate courses, maintain an active program of scholarship and professional development, and engage in service to the University. Online teaching experience desired.

The Department seeks a faculty member who is:  

  • Rooted in research-based instructional practices
  • Enjoys teaching undergraduate students
  • Respects the Catholic, Salesian mission of the university

A Ph.D. or PsyD is required; A.B.D. will be considered.

A university record of teaching is preferred.

This is a non-tenure position, but the successful applicant can take advantage of long-term contracts with the possibility of conversion to tenure in the future.

Review of applications will begin on November 5, 2021. Applications need to be complete to be considered for review. Please submit a cover letter outlining your interest in and qualification for the position, a diversity and inclusion statement*, curriculum vitae, three professional letters of reference, and photocopies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required, if hired) to:

Search Committee for Assistant Professor of Psychology

c/o Ms. Colleen Petrick

Administrative Assistant

Department of Social Sciences

DeSales University 2755 Station Avenue

Center Valley, PA 18034-9568


Electronic submissions should be emailed to [email protected]. In the subject line of the email, please only include your Last Name – Psychology.

*As a Catholic, Salesian institution committed to creating and enhancing our diverse and inclusive campus environment, we request applicants to submit a diversity & inclusion statement: please share in one page or less, how you will add value to our diversity, equity and inclusion commitment at DeSales University by articulating examples of action based on incorporating diverse and inclusive practices in your professional engagements.

DeSales University, in Center Valley, PA, is a private, coeducational, four-year liberal arts Salesian, Catholic university, under the leadership of the Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales. Founded in 1965, the 550-acre suburban campus is located 50 miles north of Philadelphia and about 90 miles southwest of New York City. A total enrollment of nearly 3,500 includes undergraduate day and evening students, and graduate students. DeSales has approximately 135 full-time faculty members and offers more than 40 bachelor’s degrees, twelve graduate programs, and over 20 certificate programs in a wide range of disciplines; many of these can be completed fully online. For further information, please visit our website, E.O.E.

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