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BYU Psychology, CFS Professional Faculty

Brigham Young University
84602, Provo
Date posted
May 29, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Title: BYU Psychology, CFS Professional Faculty, may be filled with a visitor

Job Classification: CFS Professional

Posting close date: August 1, 2024

Start date of this position: August 1, 2025

Required Degree: This position requires a PhD in psychology, or related field. The required degree must be completed by the start date. 

Experience: The Psychology Department, Brigham Young University, invites applicants of any academic rank to fill a full-time teaching position in the Psychology Department to begin Fall Semester 2025. Applicants with expertise in social psychology, health psychology, developmental psychology, behavioral neuroscience, or related areas are encouraged to apply. The teaching load is 4 courses fall semester, 4 courses winter semester, and 2 courses either spring or summer terms. We are particularly interested in candidates prepared to teach undergraduate courses in introductory psychology, history of psychology, psychological statistics, research methods, cognition, behavioral neurobiology, and/or writing within psychology. 

United by our common primary identity as children of God, BYU values equal opportunity. We also value and embrace the variety of individual characteristics, life experiences and circumstances, perspectives, talents, and gifts of each member of the BYU community and the richness and strength they bring in helping create and support an environment of covenant belonging centered in Jesus Christ. Candidates with experience in and commitment to mentoring students from a variety of backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Duties/Expectations: Successful candidates will also show commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring, including the ability to teach upper- and lower-level undergraduate and graduate classes. They will also be prepared to engage in citizenship responsibilities in the department, college, and university.

Please direct any questions to Wendy Birmingham, PhD, 1082 KMBL, Department of Psychology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602; email:

Information required at the time of application: Please list the individual contact information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process, they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically.

Document(s) required at the time of application: Applicants should apply online where they will upload a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a one-page mission alignment statement (see below). Statements of teaching interests and, if available, evidence of teaching effectiveness should also be included. 

Review of applicants will begin after the posting closes on 1 August 2024.

Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability

Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity employer.  All faculty are required to abide by the university's Honor Code and Dress & Grooming Standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Link to apply: 


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