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Psychology 1-Year Visiting Assistant Professor, Open Area

The College of Wooster
Job Location:
Wooster, 44691

 The College of Wooster seeks a 1-year visiting professor starting August 2024. The area of specialization is open; the successful candidate will be expected to teach statistics and courses within their areas of expertise. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach courses in personality and/or clinical psychology, and to candidates who hold a Ph.D. in Psychology or associated field at the time of appointment. Prior teaching is desirable, and applicants should provide evidence of their ability to teach statistics, introductory and upper-level psychology courses.

A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and research is required. A two-semester teaching load is 6 courses and typically consists of 5 regular courses and credited supervision of 5 senior undergraduate students in a 2-semester Independent Study (I.S.) research project (a graduation requirement for all students).

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. We enroll a racially, socioeconomically, and culturally diverse student population of approximately 2,000 undergraduate students, of which 6% identify as Latinx; 9%, as Black/African American; 4%, as Asian; 4%, as multiracial; and 61%, as white. Fifteen percent (15%) of our students are studying on international visas. Twenty-five percent (25 %) are Pell-eligible and 11% are first-generation college students. We are interested in hiring faculty who can contribute to the intellectual vibrancy of the community through culturally relevant pedagogy, curricular diversity, intercultural fluency, and a commitment to ensuring equitable outcomes for racially and ethnically minoritized and marginalized student groups. 

To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of effective teaching (including syllabi and summaries of student evaluations), unofficial graduate transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and a statement (1-2 pages) on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion including information about your understanding of these issues, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing these efforts as College of Wooster faculty. Please apply through Interfolio:

If you have questions regarding Interfolio, please contact Mary Spencer, Administrative Coordinator, Psychology Department, Review of applications will begin April 1 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to Susan Clayton, department chair, at

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