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Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

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Position Details

Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU East School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Position Summary

IU East at a Glance

Indiana University East, a regional campus of Indiana University, offers residents of eastern Indiana, western Ohio and beyond a broad range of bachelor’s degrees, selected master’s degrees, and certificates through its traditional main campus in Richmond, off-campus sites, and online program options.
Indiana University East challenges students to grow intellectually and personally in a supportive and scholarly environment where faculty teaching skills and participation in the creation and dissemination of new knowledge and artistic work enhance learning opportunities for all.
Indiana University East values a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and intellectual perspectives among its faculty, staff, and students. The campus is dedicated to being a strong partner in enhancing the educational, cultural, and economic development of the region it serves through community and civic engagement. Learn more about IU East.

Job Description

Indiana University East, Richmond, IN, invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position with the possibility of conversion to tenure track for the 2019-20 academic year in the Department of Psychology, specializing in clinical courses to begin August 2018. The successful candidate will hold a psychologist’s license in the state of Indiana, with HSPP endorsement. Applicants within 6 months of achieving licensure will be considered. The incumbent will be responsible for supervision of graduate-level trainees. The Department offers online and in-person courses towards Bachelor of Science degrees in Psychology and seeks candidates committed to high-quality undergraduate teaching. The incumbent will contribute toward the new Master’s in Mental Health Counseling as well as the undergraduate program. In addition to teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses, a successful candidate for the tenure-track will conduct research, while both tracks will be expected to mentor students in professional development, and participate in department and campus level service. Candidates are expected to contribute to the expansion of unique undergraduate experiences for students. Visiting faculty will design innovative face-to-face and online courses. The teaching load will be 4/4 annually. Summer teaching may be available. Learn more about the Department of Psychology here.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities :

Teach courses offered online and in-person, including beginning and advanced undergraduate courses in clinically-related courses (e.g., Psychology of Personality, Psychology of Everyday Life, Abnormal Psychology, Introduction to Counseling, etc.) based on faculty expertise and departmental needs. Preference will be given to applicants with online teaching experience.

Work cooperatively with practica and internship placements within the community, as well as supervise graduate-level trainees.

Strong interpersonal skills and commitment to ethics and professionalism within practice and teaching.

Communicate subject matter clearly, correctly and effectively. Use methods, materials, and technology appropriate to the subject matter.

Manage the learning environment through keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school and campus academic policies.

Demonstrate the ability to develop a professional rapport with diverse populations within the university and community.

Basic Qualifications


  • A Doctoral degree in Psychology or relevant field is required.

  • Licensure and HSPP in Indiana, or licensed-eligible within 6 months.

  • One or more (1+) years’ experience in a wide variety of online and traditional courses is required.

  • Commitment to high quality undergraduate teaching.
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  • A Doctoral degree in Psychology or relevant field is required.

  • Licensure and HSPP in Indiana, or licensed-eligible within 6 months.

  • One or more (1+) years’ experience in a wide variety of online and traditional courses is required.

  • Commitment to high quality undergraduate teaching.
  • Additional Qualifications
    Salary and Rank Salary is commensurate with experience. The University offers an excellent benefit package. For more information, please click here.
    Special Instructions
    For Best Consideration Date 01/15/2018
    Expected Start Date 08/01/2018
    OAA # EA-2018-04

    Supplemental Questions

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents
    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Letter of Application
    3. List Of References
    Optional Documents
    1. Letter of Reference 1
    2. Letter of Reference 2
    3. Letter of Reference 3