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Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, Misericordia University

  • 06 Mar 2024 3:21 PM
    Message # 13325749

    The Department of Psychology at Misericordia University is seeking a creative, compassionate, and engaging instructor for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position for the 2024-2025 academic year.  This ten-month position involves a 4:4 teaching load including Introductory Psychology, Research Methods, and specialty courses in their area of interest. The department seeks a candidate with the ability to teach a wide array of courses, including those that support both the major and the core curriculum; strong preference will be given to those with expertise in any of the following subfields: experimental psychology, forensic and criminal psychology, and health/sports psychology.  

    Candidates are required either to have an earned Ph.D. in Psychology or to be ABD with doctoral degree completed by August 15, 2024.  Also required are candidates who desire congenial faculty and student relationships. 

    Misericordia University infuses its classrooms and campus with values that uphold the respect and dignity of people and the environment with a specific focus on anti-racism, immigrants, the earth, nonviolence, and women. We empower our students to be change-makers and advocates for social justice.  We strongly encourage applications of individuals from rich and diverse gender, racial, economic, religious, and cultural backgrounds who share our dedication to bridging differences in society. 

    Review of applications will begin March 15, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit: (a) a cover letter addressing your interest in this position; (b) a statement of teaching philosophy including strategies to promote an inclusive learning environment; (c) description of specialty teaching and research area; (d) curriculum vitae; and (e) teaching evaluations through the online portal at under Faculty Opportunities. Letters of recommendation will be requested at a later stage. Inquiries can be addressed to Alicia Nordstrom (  

    Misericordia University, founded in 1924 by the Sisters of Mercy, is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately two hours from New York City and Philadelphia.  The University's approach of combining a quality liberal arts education with professional preparation and service to others has resulted in its wide acclaim. 

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