Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology – Knox College

The Department of Psychology at Knox College invites applications for a one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology beginning September 1, 2023. 

Teaching responsibilities include two classes per each of three 10-week terms (Fall, Winter, Spring) that include Introduction to Psychology with Lab, upper level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, and supervision of undergraduate research projects; it may also include a lower level course in the candidate’s area of expertise and introduction to statistics.

Candidates interested in partial-year, term appointments will be considered as well.

Knox College is an independent, selective liberal arts institution with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Candidates should have a sincere interest in quality undergraduate teaching at an institution that values diversity and close interactions with students. We are particularly interested in creative, energetic teachers of undergraduate students who can contribute to Knox College’s considerable diversity and reflect that diversity in their teaching, mentoring, and research. Knox is a diverse college with over 35% of the student body identifying as American students of color and more than 15% international students. Candidates should present evidence of culturally responsive pedagogy that can engage with a diverse student body.  

Visiting faculty members at Knox are included in all aspects of the intellectual life of the College. The visiting faculty member will have a modest conference travel budget and access to research resources. Pay is commensurate with first-year, entry-level faculty positions.

Knox College provides a competitive salary and a strong benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance for full-time employees. Additional information can be found on our Human Resources webpage at

Required Qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. preferred at the time of the appointment, but exceptional ABD candidates will be considered

To apply, candidates should submit: 

1. A letter of application that addresses the qualifications listed above

2. A curriculum vitae 

3. Names and contact information of three confidential references 

Submission via Interfolio:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be addressed to