Belmont Abbey College invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Psychology position to begin August 1, 2022.
This is a full-time undergraduate teaching position with a 4/4 teaching load. Teaching both day and evening is required. Courses taught will be in introductory psychology, developmental psychology, and statistics for psychology. Other courses will be based on departmental needs and the successful candidate’s area of expertise. This individual will, in addition to teaching, provide academic advising, and supervise undergraduate research. Service to the department, College, and community, scholarly development, and contributing positively to the College’s mission are expected.
An earned doctorate in psychology or closely-related field and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching are required. Candidates also knowledgeable in addictions, trauma and/or human services are preferred. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
The successful candidate will be a talented and dedicated academic deeply and enthusiastically committed to the Catholic mission of Belmont Abbey College. Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate 1) a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching and a sense of teaching as a vocation; 2) a philosophy of teaching that supports the approach to education expressed in St. John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae; and 3) a strong desire to teach at a liberal arts institution where the academic program is “guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning.”
Fill out the following form to apply for one of Belmont Abbey College’s available academic positions.
To complete your application, send or email a cover letter and CV to:
Please apply by email to firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line “Psychology Search.” Include a letter of application, vita, the names and contact information of at least three references, and a written response in which you explain how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition in the context of a Benedictine liberal arts college and how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar.
(Evidence of teaching excellence and official transcripts are optional at this stage but required for interview.)
A review of applications will begin immediately. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.