Clinical Visiting Assistant Professor Position

Clinical Visiting Assistant Professor Position

The Department of Psychology at Connecticut College, a private, highly selective liberal arts college, invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in clinical or counseling psychology to begin July 1, 2016. The appointment will be for a single year, but will be renewable for a second year. A Ph.D. in clinical or counseling psychology is expected at the time of appointment. We seek a colleague who is an excellent teacher and a dedicated undergraduate advisor and research mentor. Teaching responsibilities include Introduction to Psychology and Psychology of Personality, as well as courses to support our offerings in clinical psychology and contribute to our ongoing effort to address issues of diversity in psychology. The full-time visiting faculty teaching load is three courses/sections per semester. 

 Connecticut College values the contributions visitors bring to our community and encourages their active engagement with the department and all aspects of campus life during the course of their appointment. Visiting faculty are initially participating members of the faculty and voting members in their second and subsequent years; their presence is welcome at all faculty meetings.

Psychology faculty members at Connecticut College work collaboratively with students on a wide range of research and community projects. Our department was recognized by the APA with the Culture of Service Award in 2013. More information about our department and its undergraduate and MA programs can be found at the following links to our college website: Department of Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience Program. 

 Connecticut College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching and research, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity. The College has a demonstrated commitment to supporting outstanding teaching, most notably through programming by the Joy Shechtman Mankoff Center for Teaching and Learning. Visiting faculty are also eligible for funding to support enhanced student-faculty engagement associated with their courses.

 Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College is continuing with what has been a very successful initiative to diversify its faculty, staff, and student body. The College is also fully engaged in a campus-wide effort to implement a new general education curriculum in which full participation and inclusion are central themes. Information about the Connections Program can be found at  AA/EEO

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita and three letters of recommendation to Interfolio at In your cover letter, please summarize your teaching and research activities. Review of applications will begin on March 4, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.