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Visiting Lecturer in Psychology and Education (#973)

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The Department of Psychology and Education at Mount Holyoke College is seeking candidates for a one-year full-time visiting lecturer position to begin in the fall of 2020.  We are interested in recruiting candidates in the area of Clinical Psychology (with the ability to offer courses in the areas of Personality or Abnormal Psychology). This position covers a faculty leave and is not renewable. The Department offers programs in psychology, 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. 

Qualifications include a doctorate in Clinical Psychology or a closely related field.  The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of strong teaching at the undergraduate level and experience mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation and religion.

Applications are online only at https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu.  Please submit a CV and the following statements/documents: (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. To be assured full consideration applications must be complete by March 9, 2020. 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.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts women’s college with a gender-diverse student body with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 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 College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.