Lecturer in Psychology
The Valparaiso University Department of Psychology has a continuing, full-time, non-tenure track position to begin August 2016. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching. A doctoral degree in psychology is preferred, but ABD will be considered. Specific area of expertise is open, but preferred candidates will have experience or interest in teaching introductory psychology lectures/labs, as well as courses in developmental or personality psychology. Candidates should be interested in working at a university engaged in issues in Christian higher education in the Lutheran tradition. In addition to strong academic qualifications and excellence in teaching, the University highly values experience in working across cultural and other significant differences. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds.
Valparaiso University is a top-ranked comprehensive private institution in Northwest Indiana near the Indiana Dunes, one hour from Chicago Loop.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, summary of teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Angela Vernon, Chair, Psychology Department at http://apply.interfolio.com/34640. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received prior to April 11 will receive priority consideration.
Valparaiso University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experiences to develop and support a diverse community. Its entire EOE policy can be found at http://www.valpo.edu/equalopportunity/index.php. Employment at Valparaiso University will require a satisfactory criminal background check.