Visiting Assistant Professor, Psychology

Florida Atlantic University in Florida

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted June 19, 2017
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Visiting Assistant Professor, Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Psychology, beginning Fall 2017. This is a one year, non-tenure track position, with the option to apply for a tenure-track position.
Teach the equivalent of 9 credits per semester (typically 3 courses per semester). Engage with the students, provide statistical analytical methods advising for undergraduate and graduate student thesis projects, engage in departmental faculty meetings, and to support our culture of collegiality.
Teach psychology courses as needed.
Applications will be reviewed starting June 12, and the position will remain open until filled   
A Doctorate degree in Psychology by time of appointment. Area of specialization is open.
The ideal candidate will have a specialization in social or personality psychology, and to those with evidence of research and scholarship.
Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology using innovative methods.
The ideal candidate will have experience in statistical design and the application of data analytical methods to psychological research.
The ideal candidate can teach undergraduate courses including Experimental Design & Statistical Inference, and graduate courses including Experimental Design 1, Experimental Design 1 Lab, and Experimental Design 2. Visiting Assistant Professors typically teach a 3-2 course load during the academic year.
Qualified applicants should apply on-line and provide a cover letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vita, copies of college transcripts, and the contact information for three references.
All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position (Assistant Professor) on the Office of Human Resources’ job website ( by completing the Faculty, Administrative, Managerial & Professional Position Application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format, statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for three references..
A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.
For more information and to apply, visit and go to Apply Now (01009700).
Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.
FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service.  All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

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