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Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology (Cognitive Science) - University of Richmond

  • 01 Mar 2024 4:24 PM
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    Visiting Assistant Professor in Psychology - Cognitive Science

    The Department of Psychology at the University of Richmond invites applications for a full-time, one-year visiting assistant professorship in Cognitive Science to begin August 20, 2024. The appointment is annually renewable for up to three years, contingent upon performance, budget, and continued need. A Ph.D. in Psychology, Cognitive Science, or a closely related field is required and must be completed prior to the start date. We are particularly interested in candidates with a specialization in Psycholinguistics; however, other subspecialties may also be considered. Applicants should be qualified to teach courses in cognitive science, psychological statistics, and research methods. The ability to teach courses in psycholinguistics and neuroscience is also desirable. The teaching load is 4-6 courses over two semesters and will vary according to whether the course has a lab component.

    The University of Richmond is a private university located just a short drive from downtown Richmond, Virginia. Through its five schools and wide array of campus programming, the University combines the best qualities of a small liberal arts college and a large university. With approximately 4,000 students, an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, and more than 90% of traditional undergraduate students living on campus, the University is remarkably student-centered, focused on preparing students “to live lives of purpose, thoughtful inquiry, and responsible leadership in a global and pluralistic society.”

    The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourages applications that are in keeping with this commitment. For more information on the department and its programs, please see

    Applicants should apply online at and submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and teaching statement of approximately two pages. The teaching statement should articulate the candidate’s teaching philosophy, teaching interests, and future professional development goals, as well as involvement in and commitment to inclusive pedagogy. Candidates for this position may be asked, at a later date, to provide the names and contact information for three references who will be asked to submit letters of recommendation. For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Matthew Lowder, Associate Professor of Psychology and Chair of the Search Committee, at Review of the applications will commence March 1, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

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