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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Avila University
Missouri, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 16, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Appointment Date: August 15, 2022

Avila University’s School of Psychology and Cognitive Science invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to teach in our undergraduate and master’s level graduate psychology programs. The School of Psychology and Cognitive Sciences is housed within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. 


·  This faculty position will carry a teaching load of four courses per semester. 

·Candidates should have a proven record of excellent teaching and scholarly engagement, and should be able to teach graduate courses in one or more of the following areas: developmental, social, health, clinical practicum, or internship, as well as other undergraduate and graduate psychology courses as needed.


· The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology.

·Demonstrated ability to engage in research.


Competitive salary.


This is a fulltime tenure-track faculty position, eligible for the usual and customary benefits.  Avila University’s comprehensive benefit package includes a generous holiday schedule, tuition remission for employee and dependents, vacation and sick leave, retirement benefits, health & dental insurance.

Application Information

Application for review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants for the position should submit a cover letter, teaching evaluations, and current curriculum vitae, and arrange for two letters of reference to be sent to


The Community:

Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational, and social life opportunities.


Kansas City is a highly diverse community with African-American, Latino, Native American, Asian, Irish, Italian, German, Nordic, Anglo-Saxon, Slavic, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern communities.



Avila University, a Catholic university founded and inspired by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies, preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to the global community.


Avila University is committed to teaching students to be advocates for social justice, regardless of their professional and academic field. We are committed to educating our students as global citizens, capable of engaging across social and cultural boundaries.


Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully discriminate in the recruitment of applicants, employment opportunities, or general employment practices on the basis of, sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion are critically important to Avila University’s mission and the University is fully committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive community of faculty, staff, and students.


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