Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology/Leadership (Tenue-track)

  • Virginia Military Institute, Psychology Department
  • Lexington, VA, USA
  • Sep 17, 2020
Full time   Psychology

Job Description


The Department of Psychology at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position.  The selected candidate will teach a core-curriculum course on leadership and other psychology courses.  Area of specialty is open, but the successful candidate will have teaching or research experience, including areas relevant to leadership. 

Appointment begins August 2021.  A Ph.D. (or ABD) in Psychology is required.  Typical teaching load is 3:3.


Preferred and Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. (or ABD) in Psychology is required.

Application Details

Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter that describes their interest in the position, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation with contact information. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Candidates please apply online at:  Assistant/Associate Professor in Psychology/Leadership (Tenure-track)

VMI is consistently ranked among the top U.S. public liberal arts colleges. All 1,700 undergraduate students live on campus and about 60% commission in the U.S. Armed Forces. Faculty wear uniforms but no prior military service is required.  Lexington, Virginia is a charming college town located in the southern Shenandoah Valley and is often recognized as one of America’s “best small towns.”

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply.  AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply. VMI will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment, educational opportunities, programs and services.


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Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.