Assistant Professor of Psychology – Tenure Track

Posted on September 22nd, 2022 by Travis Dix

The Department of Psychology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank to begin August 2023.  Candidates with a Ph.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited doctoral program with interest in teaching courses including Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Group Counseling, Multicultural Issues in Therapy, Personality Theory, Psychological Measurement, Human Sexuality, Social Psychology, and Skills in Addictions Counseling as well as other areas of interest, will be considered.  The applicant will teach lower and upper division undergraduate courses in the discipline. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.  ABD applicants meeting the same qualifications will be considered but must have attained the terminal degree by the time of appointment.


Ph.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited doctoral program and regionally accredited college/university is required by the time of appointment.  Demonstrated excellence in teaching is required.

Rank & Salary:

Assistant Professor rank.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Candidates should send a letter of application, a current vita, statement of teaching philosophy, names of at least three references,  and evidence of teaching effectiveness to:

David I. Rosenberg, Ph.D., LCP
Chair, Dept. of Psychology & Division of Physical & Psychological Health Sciences
Averett University
420 West Main Street
Danville, VA 24541
[email protected]

Applications will be reviewed as they arrive.

Please note:

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