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Visiting Assistant Professor, Psychology (2 positions)
The Department of Psychology invites applications for two Visiting Assistant Professor positions in PSYCHOLOGY, beginning August 2018. Each position is for one year initially, but there is a possibility that either or both could continue for a second year or be advertised as permanent positions.
COUNSELING/CLINICAL position: Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in counseling or clinical psychology at the time of appointment. Primary responsibilities include teaching courses in abnormal psychology and counseling, as well as introductory psychology.
OPEN AREA position: Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in an empirical-scientific area of psychology at the time of appointment (e.g., biological, social, applied). Primary responsibilities include teaching introductory courses in psychology, as well as those in the successful candidate’s area of expertise.
For information on the department’s offerings and current faculty see http://www.collegeofidaho.edu/psychology. The shape of the psychology major follows the recommendations of the 2008 National Conference on Undergraduate Education in Psychology, including basic courses in four specific domains: biological, developmental, cognitive, and social.
Excellent teaching and mentoring of students are the highest priorities of the College. The successful candidate will be an active scholar interested in conducting research in collaboration with undergraduate students. Experience with the liberal arts is highly desired. Standard teaching load is 21 credits (3:1:3), which includes one course in our intensive January term. Typical class sizes range from 20-35.
Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States as of the expected hire date and throughout the date of the contract without sponsorship from the College.
APPLICATIONS: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application should include a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy that clearly articulates a commitment to liberal arts education, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 2-3 letters of recommendation. At least one letter must address teaching. Send materials to HR@collegeofidaho.edu. Additional information may be requested of qualified candidates as we move through the applicant review process.
The College of Idaho values personal attention and collegiality, thus a familiarity with and understanding of a small and residential campus are highly desirable. A sincere interest in students, excellent communication skills, and support of the College’s mission are also required.
Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state’s oldest private college. The C of I has a national reputation for academic excellence and for preparing successful graduates, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three governors, four NFL players and countless business leaders and innovators. The College is located on a beautiful campus in Caldwell, a community of 46,000 located in Idaho’s vibrant Treasure Valley. Campus is just 30 minutes from downtown Boise, a thriving city with a multitude of dining and entertainment options including the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, the Boise Philharmonic Orchestra, professional sports and more. The area also offers world-class opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, skiing, mountain biking, and whitewater rafting.
For more information on The College of Idaho, visit www.collegeofidaho.edu.
The College of Idaho is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.