Visiting Assistant Professor - Psychology
Beloit College invites applications for a visiting assistant professor of Psychology to teach 6 courses (3 each semester) in the 2021-22 academic year. This is a benefits-eligible position, and has the possibility of renewal for a second year. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach Intro Psych, Life-span Developmental Psychology and other intermediate and advanced topics in their area of expertise. Candidates with interests in contributing to our Research Methods and Statistics course series, and/or courses with an emphasis on the psychology of traditionally marginalized groups would be particularly desirable. We seek a colleague who has demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduates, and whose pedagogies or research align with and engage our increasingly diverse student body. The ability to involve students in research is a plus. A PhD in Psychology by August 2021 is preferred, though applications from advanced ABD applicants will also be considered.
Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity.
Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.
How to Apply
Candidates should submit a cover letter, C.V., the names of three references, and a statement of teaching philosophy and relevant course syllabi, if available. Review of materials will begin on April 1st, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
Questions about the position should be directed to Greg Buchanan, department chair, at: email@example.com