The Psychology Department at Washington and Lee University (psych.wlu.edu) seeks to fill a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in developmental psychology. Competitive applicants will demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate instruction and engagement of undergraduates in research.
Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance, and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee University (www.wlu.edu) is a highly selective liberal arts college located in Lexington, Virginia. Washington and Lee is consistently ranked among the top 20 national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report.
We seek candidates who can teach two or more courses from the following list: developmental psychology, social psychology, and introductory statistics, research design and analysis. The successful candidate will also teach courses in her/his area of expertise and supervise student research. The Department of Psychology is committed to creating an accessible, supportive environment and an educational experience that recognizes diversity and cultural competence as integral components of academic excellence. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Applicants should provide: 1) current CV; 2) three letters of recommendation; 3) representative reprints; 4) statement of teaching experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness (including but not limited to peer or supervisor observation letters and student course evaluations, if available); and 5) description of research plans, including how undergraduates will be involved. PhD required by time of appointment. Please apply online using the following link: http://apply.interfolio.com/58360. Review of applications begins January 1, 2019.
Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all?inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
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About Washington and Lee University
Washington and Lee University is an independent liberal arts university founded in 1749, named for an early benefactor (George Washington) and an innovative president (Robert E. Lee). The campus is a national historical landmark, the city offers small-town charm, and the Allegheny and Blue Ridge Mountains provide unparalleled surroundings. Students govern themselves in a community based on trust and honor. The faculty of teacher-scholars pursues a student-oriented approach to scholarship and nurtures lifelong relationships with the pupils. The curriculum blends traditional liberal arts and sciences with pre-professional programs in business, journalism and law. W&L prepares graduates for a life of learning, achievement, leadership, service and engaged citizenship in a global society.