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Visiting Lecturer of Psychology (Cognitive/Social Psychology) (#169)

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Faculty in Psychology and Education
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The Department of Psychology and Education at Mount Holyoke College is seeking candidates for a one-year full-time visiting faculty position in Cognitive/Social Psychology to begin fall 2015.  This position covers a faculty leave and is not renewable. The Department offers programs in psychology and an interdisciplinary major in psychology and education and contributes to an interdisciplinary program in neuroscience and behavior. The teaching load for this position is five courses per year.  Courses will include introductory, intermediate level content courses, and advanced level laboratory courses or seminars. Applicants should demonstrate that they can teach one or more of the following core requirements: Introduction to Psychology, Statistics, and/or Research Methods. Qualifications include a doctorate, record of effective teaching at the undergraduate level, and demonstrated interest and plan for scholarly work.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 230 faculty.  Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color.  Mount Holyoke College is located about 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.  Mount Holyoke is committed to fostering multicultural diversity and awareness in its faculty, staff, and student body and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and persons of color are especially encouraged to apply.

Applications must be made online at by submitting a CV and statements/documents concerning the following: (1) teaching philosophy, (2) research interests and plans, and (3) ideas for mentoring a diverse student body. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  We recommend early submission because electronic prompts to referees will be generated automatically (and letters of reference accepted) only after the completed application has been submitted.