Visiting Assistant Professor - 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 - 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 Psychology, Visiting Assistant Professor, area open, for September 2014; fulltime, benefited, 1-year renewable contract. 

The specialty area within psychology is open, but we do require candidates to have strong research and quantitative skills, to be prepared to teach research methods and statistics at the graduate and undergraduate level, and to be engaged in an active program of research. 

Visiting faculty are fully integrated within the department, and their responsibilities also include advising students, supervising student research, and engaging in departmental and university service; preference will be given to candidates with college teaching experience. 

Three reference letters will be required; email addresses for referees will be required during the application process. 

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 the 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 immediately 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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