The Psychology Department at Lafayette College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position with a specialization in Clinical or Counseling Psychology beginning in Fall 2017.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field and experience teaching undergraduate students. We seek a candidate who can teach courses in abnormal psychology and other specialty courses in clinical or counseling psychology and who can engage and supervise students interested in research. An interest and ability to teach one or more of the following courses is desirable: Introduction to Psychology, Quantitative Methods, Research Design, and/or Health Psychology. The teaching load is 3 courses per semester. Located approximately 70 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly selective private undergraduate college with academic programs and opportunities characteristic of larger institutions. More information about the department is available at Please submit a cover letter explaining teaching history and interests and a curriculum vitae at and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted through the Interfolio web site to Jennifer Talarico, Department of Psychology.  In your cover letter, please address how your teaching and research might support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement ( Review of completed applications will begin February 27, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all its students, staff, and faculty. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced.  Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.