Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
Hendrix College

Hendrix College invites applications for a one-year position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology with the possibility of extension. The position will begin in August of 2018. We are seeking candidates with a PhD in psychology. Doctorate is preferred; ABD will be considered. In particular, we are seeking candidates with a background in social psychology, neuroscience / brain and behavior, or an applied area of psychology. Teaching responsibilities will include the following courses: Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods with laboratory and/or Statistics, and classes in the candidate’s specialty area. Teaching load will be six courses (three per semester), with laboratories counting as one half of a course. The College seeks to extend its tradition of excellence in teaching and scholarship by attracting faculty who combine mastery of their disciplines with broad intellectual interests and commitment to the aims of a liberal arts college. Applications should include a cover letter addressing the candidate’s interest in teaching in a demanding liberal arts environment, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness (we encourage submission of teaching evaluations), a statement of scholarly interest, and graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are fine). In addition, three letters of recommendation should be requested and sent by e-mail to [email protected] and include the candidate name in the subject line. Address cover letter to Dr. Jennifer Penner, search committee chair. Review of materials will begin on March 21st, and will continue until the position is filled. Hendrix is a distinguished liberal arts college located in Conway, Arkansas, thirty miles from Little Rock at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. The College, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching liberal arts. Hendrix College strives to maintain an environment free from discrimination and harassment, where employees treat each other with respect, dignity and courtesy. The College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or national origin. Apply at: The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Shawn Goicoechea, Assistant Director of Human Resources & Title IX Coordinator 1600 Washington Ave, Conway, AR 72032 501-450-1415 [email protected] Julie Brown, Director of Academic Success and Section 504 Coordinator, [email protected] (not for applications), 501-505-2954