Visiting Professor (Instructor) Psychology St. Mary's College of Maryland

Visiting Professor (Instructor)
St. Mary's College of Maryland

St. Mary’s College of Maryland (a public liberal arts, honors college) is accepting applications for a VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY to begin August 2016.  Teaching includes department core courses (introduction to psychology, research methods) and courses in developmental psychology.  Ph.D. preferred, ABD acceptable. An interest in working with students from underrepresented groups is essential.   Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

The department of 14 faculty supports the psychology major, which is among the strongest and largest at the College.  Because both teaching and research are highly valued, we seek candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching as well as an active research program that has the potential to involve undergraduates. St. Mary’s is committed to undergraduate research through the St. Mary’s Project and other research opportunities for students.  More than 73% of psychology majors pursue advanced degrees upon graduating.

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college.  With highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges.  The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

St. Mary’s College embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their teaching interests and teaching experience, a CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, at least three letters of recommendation, and a statement explaining how their teaching at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity. Applications are being accepted online at:  Send e-mail inquiries to Elizabeth Williams Ph.D., Psychology Chair, at

Review of applications will begin in June 2016 and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland ( is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Deadline: 08/01/2016.Applications will be considered until the position is filled.