Assistant Professor of Psychology

Chatham University

Pittsburgh, PA

ID: 7086461
Posted: October 1, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Social Science Department at Chatham University has an opening for a Capstone-track Assistant Professor of Psychology in the undergraduate psychology program starting in the 2022-2023 academic year. The candidate selected for this position will be responsible for teaching six courses each academic year. Courses will primarily include General Psychology, courses in the research methods sequence (e.g., Statistics and Research Design, Critical Thinking in Psychology, Foundations of Behavioral Research, Integrative Capstone), and additional upper-level courses in the candidate's subfield specialization.

This vacant position will add to Chatham's mission "to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect the diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably." Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community. Learn more at:

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Teaching 3 courses in Fall and Spring semesters (6 courses per academic year) in General Psychology, research methods sequence, and other areas as identified by the program.
Developing and implementing a research agenda that results in scholarly publications and presentations.
Actively engaging in the campus community and efforts to promote and enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Actively engaging in program/department service
Actively engaging in university service

Earned Ph.D. in psychology (or specific subfield) or Psy.D required. Applicants who have not earned Ph.D. but will defend before the position start date may be considered with a letter of support from the dissertation chair specifying the date of scheduled defense.
Experience teaching at the university/collegiate level is required. Experience teaching General Psychology, Statistics and Research Design, Critical Thinking in Psychology, and/or Foundations of Behavioral Research preferred. Experience teaching and using SPSS is preferred. Experience as an independent course instructor preferrred.
Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in your teaching and campus community engagement. Applicants should describe their experience in these arenas in a separate "Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion" statement.