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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of Psychology
Rank Assistant Professor
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Job Description

Assistant Professor of Psychology will be expected to teach undergraduate courses such as Psychological Foundations I and II (PSB 110 and 111) and other first and second year courses within their areas of expertise. There will also be the opportunity to teach in the innovative University Interdisciplinary Studies (UIS) curriculum.


Teach undergraduate courses in psychology with a teaching load of 3 courses per semester. Tenure-track faculty members will be expected to have an active scholarly agenda and to compile a record of peer-reviewed publications. Faculty members will also be expected to participate in departmental, college, and/or university committees, to advise students, and to contribute to student recruitment and retention.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in psychology by the time of appointment—August 15, 2018. ABD candidates with a completion date on or before August 15, 2018 will be considered. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate excellent teaching, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to show a willingness and ability to employ technology in teaching. Candidates will be expected to provide evidence of scholarly achievement and promise. Area of specialization is open; however, preference will be given to candidates with teaching and research interests in the areas of cultural diversity, ethnicity, and race.

Preferred Qualifications
Diversity Statement

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect and inspire the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.

University Information

The University of Hartford offers personal attention associated with a small college, enhanced by the expertise, breadth and intellectual excitement of a university. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world.

The University of Hartford is located within the greater Hartford area rich in cultural and recreational activities, and is within driving distance from metropolitan Boston and New York.

College Information

Hillyer College has a strong history of educating capable under-prepared students whose high school performance does not reflect their academic aspirations or potential. Hillyer’s rich and challenging curriculum includes both an A.A. degree in Liberal Studies and an A.S. degree in general science. The college’s ultimate objective is to enhance student transition to and success in a bachelor’s degree program.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F025P
Open Date
Close Date 02/28/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcript
  5. Research Philosphy
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Teaching Portfolio
  3. Samples of Scholarly Work/Publications