Visiting Assistant Professor at Auburn University

  • 23 Apr 2021 9:56 AM
    Message # 10342406

    Auburn University

    Department of Psychological Sciences

    Visiting Assistant Professor

    Position: The Department of Psychological Sciences at Auburn University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning Fall semester, August 16, 2021.

    Responsibilities: Candidates will contribute to the education of undergraduates which includes teaching three courses per semester during the 9-month academic term. Courses that may be taught include Introduction to Psychology, Learning, Developmental, and/or Abnormal as well as undergraduate courses based on the candidate’s qualifications and department teaching needs.

    Qualifications: Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Psychology, and ABD candidates will also be considered. Candidates should have strong teaching experience at the undergraduate level.

    Application: Include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching interests; recent student teaching evaluations; statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, professional activities and/or service; transcripts; and contact information for 3 professional references. Applications should be submitted electronically through the online portal at:

    Review of applications will begin May 14, 2021 and will continue until a candidate is selected.

    Please visit our webpage to learn more about the Department of Psychological Sciences: Questions regarding this position should be addressed to Dr. Ana Franco-Watkins at

    The candidate selected for this position must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required.

    Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions, and is recognized as a “Very High Research Activity (R1)” institution. In 2019, it was ranked 44th among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees in agriculture and engineering, professional degrees, and the arts and sciences. Its 2019 enrollment of 30,460 students includes 24,594 undergraduates and 5,866 graduate and professional students. Organized into twelve academic colleges and schools, Auburn’s 1,426 faculty members offer more than 200 educational programs. The University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, its student engagement, and its beautiful campus.

    Auburn residents enjoy a thriving and increasingly diverse community, recognized as one of the “best small towns in America,” with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach- and mountain-recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public schools and regional medical centers.

    Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer.

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