Visiting Assistant Professor - Community Psychology | University of Massachusetts Lowell

Mar 17, 2014

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Position Information


University of Massachusetts Lowell  

Title of Position Being Posted

Visiting Assistant Professor - Community Psychology  



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Posting Date:


Application Deadline:

Open Until Filled

For Open until Filled positions, initial review of applications will begin:


Position Status:

Job Opening

Anticipated Hiring Range:

Salary commensurate with experience  

General Summary of Position:

Faculty position in Community Psychology, Visiting Assistant Professor, for September 2014; fulltime, benefited, 1-year renewable contract. We are particularly interested in candidates who have strong quantitative skills; community-based research experience in discrimination, bias, and/or working with marginalized groups; college teaching experience; and a Ph.D. in Community Psychology. Applicants should be prepared to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, supervise student research, and engage in departmental and university service. 

Three reference letters will be required. 

Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in community psychology, as well as advising students and supervising student research with both undergraduate and graduate students. 

UMass Lowell is a top-tier university that has advanced in national rankings more than almost any other university in the country over the past three years, and it offers an excellent salary-and-benefits package. The Department of Psychology is one of the fastest growing programs on campus, with both an on-campus and online B.A and two master's programs, and it expects approval of a new doctoral program in Applied Psychology and Prevention Science, and we anticipate continued growth in fulltime faculty positions. It has strong ties to the community of Lowell, a mid-sized city with a diverse population located 25 miles northwest of Boston. Information about the Department is available

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.  

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

-Ph.D. in Psychology or related field by time of appointment 
-The ability to work effectively with diverse groups  

Other Considerations:


Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy
Research Statement  

Optional Applicant Documents:

Teaching Evaluations 
Sample of Scholarly Work/Publication  

Special Instructions to Applicants:

*Three letters of reference will be required - (Email addresses of three references will be required during the application process). 

Review of applications will begin March 10, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. 

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