The Department of Psychology at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) invites applications for a tenure-track position to teach a core-curriculum course in leadership science and other courses in psychology. The appointment begins January 2018. Degree requirements for the position include a Ph.D. (or ABD) in Psychology with academic qualifications to teach leadership courses. Normal teaching load is 3:3.
VMI is an all undergraduate military college that is consistently ranked as a top public liberal arts college. All 1700 students live on campus and about 50% commission in the US Armed Forces. Faculty wear uniforms but no prior service is required. It is located in the southern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Lexington, population 7,000, is also home to Washington and Lee University and offers a stimulating cultural atmosphere in a pleasant, rural setting.
Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter that describes qualifications to teach courses in leadership and psychology, curriculum vitae or resume, three letters of recommendation and contact information of the referees. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Send applications to Search Committee, VMI Dept. of Psychology, Lexington, VA 24450, firstname.lastname@example.org, or apply online.
Virginia Military Institute operates under the philosophy that the measure of a college lies in the quality and performance of its graduates and their contributions to society. Therefore, it is the mission of the Virginia Military Institute to produce educated, honorable men and women, prepared for the varied work of civil life, imbued with love of learning, confident in the functions and attitud...es of leadership, possessing a high sense of public service, advocates of the American democracy and free enterprise system, and ready as citizen-soldiers to defend their country in time of national peril. To accomplish this result, Virginia Military Institute shall provide to qualified young men and women undergraduate education of highest quality embracing engineering, science, and the arts conducted in and facilitated by the unique VMI system of military discipline.