Visiting Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology

Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Wesleyan University, founded in 1831, is a diverse, energetic liberal arts community where critical thinking and practical idealism go hand in hand.

Position Details

The Department of Psychology at Wesleyan University invites applications for a visiting faculty position at the assistant professor level in clinical psychology. The appointment is for one year, although it may become renewable for a second year depending on department needs and based on performance. Preference will be given to candidates with undergraduate teaching experience. The visitor course load is five courses per academic year. Responsibilities include teaching an upper-level seminar in the candidate’s area of expertise, a survey course on psychopathology or related area (e.g., interventions, adult or child psychopathology, personality), introductory psychology, research methods, and a small seminar for first-year students. In addition, service to the department will include advising undergraduate majors.

The Psychology Department currently has 18 full-time faculty members in the areas of neuroscience, psychopathology, cognitive, developmental, cultural and social psychology. Wesleyan faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship and to undergraduate teaching, and the university offers a variety of resources for teaching including the Center for Pedagogical Innovation and the Office for Faculty Career Development. The appointment will begin September 1, 2021.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in hand by the time of appointment in order to be hired at the Assistant Professor level (a successful candidate may be hired at the Instructor level without a Ph.D. at the time of appointment).

Special Instructions To Applicants

A complete application includes: cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, teaching evaluations if available, a statement of the applicant’s research or area of interest, no more than two reprints, and email addresses for three references. In the cover letter, applicants are asked to describe how they will embrace the college’s commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experiences working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups.

Additional Information

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Wesleyan strives to promote behaviors that foster a safe and healthy community during the pandemic. The University may require instructional/teaching duties as described to be conducted in person, on-line and/or remotely (or any combination thereof), at the University’s sole discretion and based on the existing needs of the University and in compliance with regulations set forth by the State of Connecticut.

Inquiries about this position may be sent to Professor Charles Sanislow, Search Committee Chair, at csanislow@wesleyan.edu.

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Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Alison Williams, Vice President for Equity & Inclusion/ Title IX Officer, 860-685-3927, awilliams@wesleyan.edu.

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