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Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychological Sciences
Title:Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychological Sciences
Department:Psychological Science

LaGrange College seeks a full time, one-year faculty appointment in Psychological Sciences at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning August 2022 on the LaGrange College Campus. The Psychological Science program supports students in learning the empirical science of psychology with emphasis on research and internship. There is a required year-long senior research project which allows faculty to complete research in their area of expertise with undergraduate students as part of their teaching load.
The standard teaching load is four courses each semester. Teaching responsibilities may include courses within the candidate's specialization, along with Introduction to Psychology. The ability to teach social psychology, human growth and development, and statistical methods (Behavioral Statistics) is preferred but not required. Mentorship of senior research projects may be included in job duties.

Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, a desire to communicate the empirical base of psychology to students, and an appreciation of the mission of small liberal arts institutions.  A PhD in Psychology or a related field is preferred. Consideration may be given to PhD candidates who are ABD. 
To apply please visit and click on the position link. You will be asked to complete an online application as well as submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • A statement of teaching philosophy and experience
  • A list of courses applicant is qualified to teach
  • Graduate transcripts
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • If  available, evidence of teaching excellence
  • If available, share evidence of mentoring undergraduates in research

The City of LaGrange is located 55 minutes from Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport with I-85 providing easy access. It is home to a thriving arts community, including an art museum, symphony orchestra and Lafayette Society for Performing Arts (ballet, music and theatre). The 2,000-seat Sweetland Amphitheater has welcomed an array of artists from Willie Nelson to NEEDTOBREATHE, and Great Wolf Lodges's water park brings families from around the world. Outdoor recreational resources include the 26,000-acre West Point Lake, Roosevelt State Park, Pine Mountain and Callaway Gardens. Home to Fortune 500 companies, LaGrange offers historic landmarks, distinctive restaurants, and matchless Southern charm.

Review will being immediately and will remain open until the position is filled.

LaGrange College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Persons applying to LaGrange College for employment may be required to submit to a national background check.

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