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Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Marymount Manhattan College
Job Location:
New York, 10021

The Department of Psychology at Marymount Manhattan College invites applications for a Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology to begin Fall 2024 pending final budget approval. This is a one-year appointment with a 12-credit per semester, 4/4 teaching load. This position may be renewed based on need and budget approval.

Salary $65,000-$68,000

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Psychology or a closely related field;
  • Minimum two years of college-level teaching experience, with teaching expertise in Psychology;
  • Ability to teach PSYCH 101 and PSYCH 102 (lecture and lab), Statistics and Upper Level Psychology Courses
  • Ability to use technology, i.e., learning software systems and MMC’s course management system (Brightspace) in course delivery;
  • Expertise in Psychology and Statistics is preferred.
  • Documents demonstrating work authorization will be required upon employment.


Responsibilities include teaching 12 credits per semester (a 4/4 teaching load), including lectures in Introduction to Psychology (General Psychological and Clinical Processes; PSYCH 101 and 102), Statistics, and an Upper-Level Psychology Course (in Developmental, Clinical, Cognitive, Educational Psychology, Health Psychology, Personality, Social or other forms of Psychology). Specific course assignments will depend on the expertise of the candidate and the needs of the department. Responsibilities also include:

1) Keeping regular office hours

2) Providing tutoring assistance as needed

3) Advising and mentoring undergraduate majors in our Psychology programs as well as students pursuing post-baccalaureate coursework in Psychology

4) Providing undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students with assistance in preparation for entrance to professional programs, including Psychology, Social Work and Mental Health Counseling Graduate Programs

5) Participating in departmental and college-wide programs to recruit and retain students

6) Engaging in other departmental service as determined by the department chair.

Candidates who have completed a Ph.D. will be considered for appointment at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor; candidates who are near completion of a Ph.D. (ABD) may be considered for appointment at the rank of Visiting Instructor.

Application Materials and Process

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a short statement on teaching philosophy, contact information for three references and the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion statement described below. The cover letter should address the candidate’s ability to teach lectures for any or all of the following courses: Psychology 101, Psychology 102 (General Psychological and Clinical Processes), Statistics, and Upper Level Psychology Courses (i.e. Developmental, Personality, Health, Social, Cognitive, etc.).

EDI Statement:

Candidates should submit a personal statement that: 1) details how they have worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in previous positions; and 2) how they would do so at Marymount Manhattan College in alignment with its commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion and its social justice-oriented mission.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All application materials should be sent to:

About MMC’s Psychology Department

The Psychology Department at Marymount Manhattan College consists of faculty members in the fields of Neuroscience, Animal Science, Developmental, Forensic, and Clinical Psychology. It is the largest Department in the Division of Science and hosts students with interests in Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health Counseling and in a variety of other related fields. Faculty members conduct robust research with students and students participate in diverse Psychology-related internships in the NYC Area.

For more information on the Psychology Department, please visit:

Psychology Major • Academics • Marymount Manhattan College (

About Marymount Manhattan College

MMC is an independent, private, dynamic liberal arts college on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Faithful to the vision of its founders, the College has a long history of reaching out to diverse populations in need of higher education. The College student body continues to become more diverse as we recruit students from underrepresented groups, including more first generation, LGBTQ, and ethnically diverse students from a national pool. Providing a small college experience in the heart of the city, MMC enrolls approximately 1,400 students with a 12:1 student-teacher ratio. We emphasize community-based and hands-on learning. MMC graduates identify themselves as creative changemakers. At Marymount Manhattan College, we fundamentally believe that creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community is a goal to be fervently pursued and translated into action. We place an importance on culturally competent faculty who demonstrate a commitment to continually working towards greater equity, diversity, and inclusion. For more information about our commitment to diversity, please go to

Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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