Faculty Position in Psychology

Johns Hopkins University Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Psychology Teaching Faculty

Requisition #: A-95793-3

Status: Full Time

Type: Faculty

School: Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Department/Program: Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Location Zip Code: 21218

Closing Date: Open until filled

To apply: apply.interfolio.com/95793

General Description

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences (http://pbs.jhu.edu/) at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a full-time, open-rank teaching faculty member, who will offer two undergraduate courses in the fall, two courses in the spring, and two in the summer.  We are looking specifically for a faculty member who will teach online summer courses: Introduction to Psychology and MCAT Preparation in the Social Sciences and in-person fall/spring courses in the areas of social and applied psychology, research methods, and statistics.  The faculty member will have a long-term, key administrative role in the department's educational mission in developing a robust set of summer course offerings and working with the JHU Summer and Intersession Programs on the staffing of those courses.  The faculty member will also work with other members of the undergraduate team on curriculum development and student advising.

The successful applicant will join three existing faculty in the Teaching Professor track in the department.  At JHU, teaching track faculty are full-time non-tenure track faculty members whose primary responsibility is to assist in the teaching mission of University. This position will be filled at the Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Teaching Professor, or Teaching Professor level with a renewable contract, commensurate with the candidate's experience.  Criteria for promotion within this track include excellence in teaching, publications on pedagogy, curriculum development, and pedagogical innovation.  The salary is competitive, and benefits options include health and retirement plans. The start date is flexible and as early as January 1, 2022.


A Ph.D. in psychology or a related discipline is required.  Ten or more years of teaching experience at the university level is strongly preferred.  

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit a cover letter, current (dated) curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, teaching evaluations, and a list containing the names and contact information of at least three references.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To apply for this position, visit: apply.interfolio.com/95793

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