Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 26, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Job Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Rank Visiting Faculty Tenure Information Non-Tenure Track Job Description

he Department of Psychology at Providence College invites applications for a visiting professor for the 2021-2022 academic year. Candidates should possess a terminal degree in psychology or closely related field with an emphasis on clinical psychology.

Essential Duties

Successful candidates must demonstrate interest and competence in teaching the following course: introduction to psychology, abnormal, and personality. The teaching load is four courses per semester with a cap of 25 students per class.

Education and Experience Required

Candidates should possess a terminal degree in psychology or closely related field with an emphasis on clinical psychology.

Posting Number F93P Open Date 05/26/2021 Close Date 06/25/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Full consideration of application if received by: Instructions to candidates

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested persons should submit an application online at as soon as possible and no later than June 25th. Applications must include the following:
Letter of Interest
Curriculum Vitae
Unofficial Graduate Degree Transcript(s)
3 Letters of Recommendation
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Mary Harmon-Vukic (

Alternate Application Submission Instructions College Information/EOE Statement

Providence College is a Roman Catholic, four-year, liberal arts college conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars. An AA/ EOE, the College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of an outstanding and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. Therefore, the Psychology Department places high value on and will prioritize hiring individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups who can diversify the program and promote the mission of the College as a Catholic, Dominican and liberal arts institution.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Letter of Recommendation
  5. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Optional Document

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