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Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of Psychology

William & Mary
William & Mary

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Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of Psychology

Unit Mission Statement:

The mission of The Psychological Sciences Department is committed to the development, dissemination, and application of new knowledge in the psychological sciences. Consistent with this commitment, the Department strives to attract and support a diverse faculty that is nationally and internationally recognized for excellence in research, teaching, and service. The Department also strives to provide excellent, inclusive undergraduate and graduate programs of study in the psychological sciences.

Position Summary:

The Department of Psychological Sciences at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, invites applications for a 2-year, non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor instructional position that will begin August 10, 2024. We seek an individual with expertise in personality or social psychology.
The successful applicant will be able to teach undergraduate courses in Introductory Psychology, Personality Theory, Health Psychology and upper-level seminars in their area of expertise. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective mentor and teacher and will have a 3-3 teaching load.

Required Qualifications:

A Master’s degree is required as is a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses in Introductory Psychology, Personality Theory, Health Psychology and upper-level seminars in their area of expertise..

Preferred Qualifications:

A Ph.D. or ABD is preferred at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2024). Previous teaching experience is preferred.

Conditions of Employment:

Two year, non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor instructional position.


3KH610 Psychological Sciences


William & Mary

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Special Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online at Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement of teaching interests that describes how your scholarly work informs your approach to teaching and mentoring, and student teaching evaluations, if available, or other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Although a diversity statement is not required, candidates are encouraged to reflect on their past experiences and/or future plans to foster an inclusive and welcoming climate for learners/scholars in psychology in any of the aforementioned required documents. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.
For full consideration, submit application materials by the initial review date, Monday, March 11th, 2024.

Background Check Statement:

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement:

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Benefits Summary Statement:

William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn more, go to:


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