Assistant Professor of Psychology
Job Details
Main Campus - Harrisonburg, VA
Full-time Assistant or Associate Professor in tenure-track f

RESPONSIBILITIES: Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate the ability to teach one or more of the following courses: Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology,

Neuropsychology.  Teaching load (typically four courses a semester) will be determined based on candidate expertise and departmental needs.  We seek someone enthusiastic about mentoring students into a variety of psychology careers.  Applicants must have a strong commitment to serving and working within a community of diverse learners. Interest and skill in teaching for graduate students in biomedicine is a plus.

POSITION DETAILS: Nine-month contract, 24 semester hours per year. Salary determined by education and experience. EMU uses a tenure with post-tenure review contract system. 

Eastern Mennonite University (, situated in Harrisonburg, Virginia and the surrounding beautiful Shenandoah Valley, is a vibrant, private liberal arts university. EMU is renowned for collaborative academic excellence and affordability with a focus on service, peace, social justice, and global engagement.  EMU offers rigorous academic study to more than 2000  undergraduate and graduate students.  EMU encourages students, faculty and staff to live their faith and values through service to others, peacemaking, cross-cultural engagement and sustainability. As a community who strives to be more diverse, equitable and inclusive, we welcome candidates from all backgrounds, gender identities and orientations to apply.

INQUIRIES: Application review begins November 1, 2022 and is ongoing. The cover letter should include information on how the candidate’s experience and/or academic work contribute to the university’s mission, especially its strategic goals related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Application materials, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial acceptable) and contact information for three professional references should be submitted in the application. Informal inquiries may be directed to the Dean of the School of Science, Engineering, Arts, and Nursing at Select applicants will be asked to respond to questions relevant to EMU’s faith-based mission.



APPOINTMENT DATE: Positions begin mid-August 2023. EMU reserves the right to fill the position at any time or keep the position open. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Broadly trained Ph.D. with expertise in one or more of the following areas: social psychology, developmental psychology, neuropsychology, or experimental psychology more broadly. Evidence of scholarship and a research program that can involve undergraduates.  College level teaching and/or post-doctoral experience preferred.