Visiting Assistant Professor, Psychology
The Department of Psychology at Muhlenberg College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Clinical/Counseling Psychology to begin Fall 2021. The Psychology department at Muhlenberg is a welcoming community of students, staff, and faculty who are deeply committed to undergraduate intellectual growth and well-being. We have a great track record of excellence in teaching, and a reputation as a department that offers collegiality and support to one another, both as instructors and as people. We are committed to hiring and supporting faculty who can contribute to our development of a culturally diverse community through their teaching, scholarship, and service. The successful candidate will be student centered and strongly committed to diversity-related teaching and research in a small liberal arts college environment. Candidates whose work intersects with another discipline or program at the College are preferred (e.g., Africana Studies, Latinx/Caribbean Studies, Public Health, Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies).
The College: Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg is a highly selective, private, four-year residential, liberal arts college located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, approximately 60 miles northwest of Philadelphia and 90 miles west of New York City. With an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 2,200 students, Muhlenberg College is dedicated to shaping creative, compassionate, collaborative leaders through rigorous academic programs in the arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences as well as selected pre-professional programs, including accounting, business, education and public health. For more information, visit www.muhlenberg.edu.
Teaching load is three courses per semester and will include courses within the candidate’s area of expertise, core courses, and courses such as abnormal psychology or psychotherapy and counseling. Faculty teaching hybrid and online courses benefit from the resources of our nationally-recognized Center for Digital Learning, which fosters inclusive learning and supports faculty and students in all aspects of online teaching, learning, and scholarship. Additionally, the Muhlenberg Center for Teaching and Learning offers a range of programs in support of faculty, including pedagogical workshops, support for meaningful classroom experimentation, and facilitated interdisciplinary collaboration. Visiting faculty enjoy access to all professional development resources provided by the College.
Applicants should have a Doctorate in Clinical/Counseling Psychology by August 2021, evidence of excellent teaching, and a research program that could involve undergraduates. For more information about our department visit https://www.muhlenberg.edu/academics/psychology/. Review of materials will begin immediately. For best consideration, apply no later than February 1, 2021.
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