Psychology Faculty

Southern Virginia University invites applications for a full-time professor of psychology.

Southern Virginia University invites applications for a full-time assistant professor of psychology to begin August 2017. Graduate students finishing their dissertations (ABDs) will be considered, but the Ph.D. must be finished within a predetermined time to be eligible for appointment on a Continuing Faculty Status track.

Southern Virginia seeks psychology faculty who can teach within a rigorous curriculum in the liberal arts and sciences. Prior teaching experience, relevant professional experience, and a strong commitment to student learning are strong positives. Ability and willingness to teach psychology major core courses is required. Electives can be refined and reflect the candidate’s field of specialization. Southern Virginia emphasizes excellence in teaching, but the candidate should also be committed to scholarly research. Additional responsibilities include committee work and academic advising.

Send a cover letter, CV, minimum of two letters of reference, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a copy of graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts will suffice) electronically to:

We prefer electronic applications, but will also accept paper applications mailed to:

Psychology Search Committee
Office of the Provost
Southern Virginia University
One University Hill Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416

A review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Southern Virginia University is a four-year residential liberal arts university that provides a rigorous undergraduate education primarily to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and welcomes others who live by like-minded values. Applicants are encouraged to comment on their familiarity with the University Mission Statement and the Code of Honor in the letter of application.

Southern Virginia University is an equal opportunity employer.