The Position: The Department of Psychology at Presbyterian College invites applications for a visiting assistant professor of psychology position beginning either spring, 2016 or fall, 2016 and lasting for up to two years’ duration. The area of expertise is open, although the successful candidate is expected to teach service courses (e.g. introductory psychology) and courses in his or her subfield. While a Ph.D. or Psy.D. is preferred, ABD will be considered. Review of applications will begin on September 28th and will continue until the position is filled.
The visiting assistant professor will teach a 4-3 course load. Research involving students is also encouraged and supported with department and college funds.
Psychology Department: The Psychology Department currently consists of 5 full-time faculty housed in one of the newer academic facilities on campus with a variety of specialized and general lab spaces. Most classrooms provide computer projection and other technical options. The department offers a rigorous course of study with a 5-course core of methodology and systems required, a mandatory sampling from 3 area groupings (developmental, social/personality/abnormal, and lab courses in experimental content areas), and a variety of electives. Between 20 and 25 psychology majors graduate per year. Details of major requirements and offerings can be seen on the Psychology Department web site: http://www.presby.edu/Psychology/.
Presbyterian College: Presbyterian College is a four-year undergraduate liberal-arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA. Located in Clinton, South Carolina, PC is approximately 40 minutes from Greenville and Spartanburg, South Carolina and about one hour from Columbia, South Carolina.
Application: Interested individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, college and graduate school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Jay Michaels, Psychology Search Committee Co-Chair, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC, 29325. E-mail: jmichaels at presby.edu. Electronic submissions are encouraged. Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.