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Assistant Professor/Psychology (Non Tenure-Track)

The Department of Psychology in the College of Humanities and Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for two full-time, term (non tenure-track) positions at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 16, 2017. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU is required.

Minimum qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in psychology from an accredited university (expected by August 16, 2017), and a record of successful teaching experience at the college level. Demonstrated excellence in mentoring student research is preferred. Teaching responsibilities will include courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, providing support to the program’s core curriculum, and general education requirements. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with courses including but not limited to: Physiological Psychology, Perception, Learning, Cognition, and Statistics. The faculty member will be expected to teach each semester and participate in service equivalent to one-quarter time.

Applicants must use our eJobs portal ( to submit a complete application package that consists of a curriculum vita, statements of teaching interests and evidence of teaching effectiveness (combined as one document), and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2017.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.