Two Visiting Assistant Professor Positions

Dec 21, 2021

Two Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Positions


The Psychology department at The College of Idaho invites applications for two 1-year visiting assistant professor positions beginning August 2022. We seek committed and transformative educators as teaching and mentorship are the highest priorities of the college.


The teaching load is 3-1-3 with a January term between fall and spring semesters when instructors can design and teach courses in their area of expertise or interest. For each position, teaching responsibilities could include courses such as Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology, General Psychology, Introduction to Psychological Science, and/or Qualitative Methods. There are opportunities to teach an exploratory or upper-division course in the candidate's area of expertise.
The successful candidate will be an active scholar interested in conducting research in collaboration with undergraduate students. Modest funds are available for research and conference travel. The department also offers a subject pool and structure for collaborating with undergraduate student researchers.


The College and department value expertise and experience in representation, inclusion, and equity issues. Members of marginalized and underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates should hold a PhD or related degree in psychology or an associated field. Advanced ABD candidates will be considered.
The College of Idaho is a private liberal arts college and close-knit community of 1200 located in Caldwell, Idaho with quick driving access to Boise. The psychology department is one of the largest majors and houses a diverse and applied curriculum. For information on the department’s offerings and current faculty, see https://www.collegeofidaho.edu/academics/departments/psychology.


Review of applications will begin on February 18th and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter that addresses teaching interests and research interests, CV, statement of teaching philosophy that clearly articulates a commitment to liberal arts education and demonstrated commitment to representation, inclusion, and equity, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., syllabi and teaching evaluations), and the names and contact information for three references. At least one reference should be able to speak to the candidate's teaching.
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.


Send materials to HR@collegeofidaho.edu (identify as psychology visiting search). Additional information may be requested of qualified candidates as we move through the applicant review process.


With over 125 years of history, The College of Idaho is a regional and national leader in higher education. The College of Idaho is an inclusive community of exceptional learning that challenges the ambitious and forges pathways to success and purpose.The College of Idaho is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance through a diverse and inclusive workforce.



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