The College of Idaho 

Visiting Assistant Professor, Developmental and/or Educational Psychology


The Department of Psychology invites applications for a 1-year visiting assistant professor
position in DEVELOPMENTAL AND/OR EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, beginning
August 2021. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in psychology or a related field
at the time of appointment. Excellent teaching and mentoring of students are the highest
priorities of the College. Experience with the liberal arts is highly desired.


Primary responsibilities include teaching courses in the candidate’s area of specialization
(developmental and educational psychology courses) as well as other courses required for the
major, such as General Psychology. The standard annual teaching load is 21 credits (3:1:3),
which includes one course in our intensive January term. For information on the department’s
offerings and current faculty, see http://www.collegeofidaho.edu/psychology. The shape of the
psychology major follows the APA guidelines for the undergraduate psychology major,
including basic courses in four specific domains: biological, developmental, cognitive, and
social. The successful candidate will be an active scholar interested in conducting research in
collaboration with undergraduate students. Modest funds are available for research supplies and
faculty conference travel.


Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States as of the expected hire date and
throughout the date of the contract without sponsorship from the College.

Review of applications will begin MARCH 29 and continue until the position is filled.
Applications should include a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy that clearly
articulates a commitment to liberal arts education and demonstrated commitment to
representation, inclusion, and equity, evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of research
interests, and 3 letters of recommendation. At least one letter must address teaching.
Send materials to (identify as psychology dev visiting search).
Additional information may be requested of qualified candidates as we move through the
applicant review process.


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College of Idaho, please visit www.collegeofidaho.edu.


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