Inside Roanoke | Assistant Professors of Psychology (2) Job

Inside Roanoke | Assistant Professors of Psychology (2) Job





Job Title

Assistant Professors of Psychology (2)


Roanoke College seeks applicants for two tenure-track positions (one in Cognitive Psychology and one in Clinical Psychology) at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August of 2018. A Ph.D. or Psy.D. is required by the start date. Both positions consist of teaching undergraduate courses, conducting research, and participating in college service. Applicants must be willing and able to teach courses in their area (see below) and core psychology courses (e.g. introductory psychology, research methods in psychology, history of psychology), to contribute to the College’s general education program, and to involve undergraduate students in their research. For both positions, preference will be given to applicants who can also teach in the neuroscience or public health program and attract external funding. 

  1. COGNITIVE. Candidates should be able to teach several courses in their area (e.g., cognitive psychology, upper-level and/or applied cognition courses). Preference will be given to applicants who can teach cognitive neuroscience and/or principles of neuroscience.
  2. CLINICAL. Candidates should be able to teach several courses in their area (e.g., clinical psychology, abnormal psychology, personality). Preference will be given to applicants who can teach neuropsychology and/or tests and measurements. Arrangements may be granted to permit having a part-time private practice while working full-time for Roanoke College.

Roanoke College is a nationally-ranked, residential, private liberal arts college in Salem, Virginia. It is also a Phi Beta Kappa institution and is affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA). Roanoke College develops students as whole persons and prepares them for responsible lives of learning, service, and leadership by promoting their intellectual, ethical, spiritual, and personal growth. The College is nestled alongside the Blue Ridge Mountains and is minutes away from Roanoke, Virginia – the cultural and economic hub of southwest Virginia. The Psychology Department at Roanoke College embodies the teacher-scholar model and promotes students' professional growth through interactive classrooms and first-hand research and internship opportunities. 

Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students; members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should send the following materials for consideration: a letter of interest, your CV, statements of your teaching philosophy and research agenda, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a copy of your transcript(s), and three letters of recommendation. Materials should be sent to the chair of the department, Dr. Chris Buchholz, c/o Ellen Dyer ( Review of applications will begin December 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. 

Date Posted

October 27, 2017


December 31, 2017


Dr. Chris Buchholz