Assistant Professor of Psychology


  • Position: Faculty
  • Department: Behavioral Sciences



Assistant Professor of Psychology (Tenure-track, Counseling Psychology)

Maryville College, a selective four-year liberal arts college committed to superior teaching, invites applications for a tenure-track, full-time position in Counseling Psychology. The appointment is at the rank of assistant professor, beginning in August 2019. Qualified candidates will have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting and prior successful college-level teaching experience. A Ph.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or related field is required, and the successful candidate will have practical/applied counseling experience. Interest in program development is a plus.

Teaching responsibilities include a combination of Abnormal Psychology, Counseling, Advanced Counseling, and Introductory Psychology. All psychology faculty supervise senior study research and teach in the College Core Curriculum and Maryville College Works program.

Founded in Maryville, Tenn., in 1819, Maryville College is one of the oldest baccalaureate-granting institutions of higher learning in the South.  Consistently ranked in the top tier of regional colleges and universities, it offers a curriculum notable for its strong liberal arts core program, undergraduate research requirement and emphasis on career preparation.  The student body of about 1,200 is drawn mostly from the Southeast, Middle Atlantic States and the Midwest. The College maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA) and encourages students, faculty, and staff to grow in wisdom and work for justice.

Maryville is ideally situated between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state’s third largest city, and is within minutes of the major research facilities of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (MC holds associate membership), the University of Tennessee, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The College is also an institutional member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Its historic, 263-acre campus includes a 140-acre multi-use forest.

 Review of applications will begin February 4, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Send letters of application along with curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference (two of which fully address teaching experience and potential) electronically to (put “Psychology Position” in subject line).  Cover letters should be addressed to Dr. Kathie Shiba, Chair, Division of Behavioral Sciences.

Maryville College is an equal opportunity employer, and specifically invites applications from minorities and women.

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