Assistant/Associate Professor in Psychology/Leadership (tenure-track)
Virginia Military Institute
October 2, 2018
The Department of Psychology at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position. The selected candidate will teach a core-curriculum course on the psychology of leadership and other psychology courses. Area of specialty is open, but the successful candidate will have teaching or research experience in areas relevant to leadership.
Appointment begins August 2019. A Ph.D. (or ABD) in Psychology is required. Typical teaching load is 3:3.
Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter that describes their interest in the position, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
VMI is consistently ranked among the top U.S. public liberal arts colleges. All 1,700 undergraduate students live on campus and about 50% commission in the U.S. Armed Forces. Faculty wear uniforms but no prior military service is required. Lexington, Virginia is a charming college town located in the southern Shenandoah Valley and is often recognized as one of America’s “best small towns.”
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.
About Virginia Military Institute
Virginia Military Institute operates under the philosophy that the measure of a college lies in the quality and performance of its graduates and their contributions to society. Therefore, it is the mission of the Virginia Military Institute to produce educated, honorable men and women, prepared for the varied work of civil life, imbued with love of learning, confident in the functions and attitudes of leadership, possessing a high sense of public service, advocates of the American democracy and free enterprise system, and ready as citizen-soldiers to defend their country in time of national peril. To accomplish this result, Virginia Military Institute shall provide to qualified young men and women undergraduate education of highest quality embracing engineering, science, and the arts conducted in and facilitated by the unique VMI system of military discipline.