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Two Year Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology

Denison University

Granville, OH
DENISON UNIVERSITY. The Department of Psychology at Denison University invites applications for a two year Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin in the Fall semester of 2014. The position is full-time, with a teaching load of three courses per semester.

We seek candidates with teaching and research interests in Developmental Psychology, especially middle childhood and adolescence, although other Developmental areas will be considered. Candidates will also be expected to teach in a second area of interest, such as, but not limited to, perception, motivation, or neuroscience. Teaching responsibilities also include Introductory Psychology, with a weekly laboratory component. Other possible courses include a junior-senior seminar in the candidate’s area of expertise.

All applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or related disciplinary/ interdisciplinary programs, with the dissertation completed by the time of appointment. Candidates should have prior experience teaching at the undergraduate level, demonstrate strong teaching skills, and have a clear motivation to teach undergraduates in a liberal arts environment. The department’s research and computing facilities could potentially support the candidate’s scholarship, and supervision of student research is possible.

Denison University is a selective liberal arts college located in scenic Granville, Ohio (www.Denison.edu), located 30 miles east of Columbus. Our Department consists of 13 full time faculty who represent a wide range of specialty areas within Psychology. The Department has excellent support for teaching and research.

To be assured full consideration, a letter of application from the candidate and supporting documents must be submitted on-line by February 1, 2014. All applicants must complete an electronic application by submitting at https://employment.denison.edu the following:
(1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching experience, (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (student evaluations, syllabi, other teaching materials), (4) a research program statement, (5) graduate school transcripts, and (6) contact information for three individuals who will provide confidential letters of recommendation on-line. Candidates are also encouraged to provide reprints/preprints of their research. All materials submitted should reflect the candidate’s qualifications relative to the desired teaching and research criteria described above. Any questions regarding this position can be directed to Harry Heft (heft@denison.edu), Chair, Department of Psychology, Denison University, Granville, OH.

Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background.

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