Visiting Lecturer in Psychology


  • Position: Faculty
  • Department: Behavioral Sciences



Visiting Lecturer in Psychology

Maryville College, a selective four-year liberal arts college committed to superior teaching, invites applications for a full-time, Visiting Lecturer position in Psychology for the 2018-2019 academic year, beginning August 2018. This is a non-tenure track position. Qualified candidates will have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting. Prior successful college-level teaching experience and a Ph.D. in Psychology or related field are preferred.

Teaching responsibilities will include a combination of Abnormal Psychology, Counseling, Advanced Counseling, and Introductory Psychology. Additional responsibilities may include supervising senior study research.

Founded 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 Southern colleges in national rankings, the College is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The curriculum is notable for its two-semester Senior Study research requirement and strong liberal arts core program that incorporates career exploration and preparation. The student body of about 1200 is drawn mostly from the Southeast, Middle Atlantic States and the Midwest. Located in Maryville, Tennessee, Maryville College is ideally situated between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state’s third largest city. Its location provides residents excellent options for employment, education, outdoor adventures, entertainment and culture.  

Review of applications will begin February 27, 2018 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) 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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