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Psychology - Assistant or Associate Professor of Psychology/Leadership 

The Department of Psychology & Philosophy at the Virginia Military Institute invites applications for a tenure-track position to teach a core-curriculum course in leadership and other courses in psychology. Normal per semester teaching load is two sections of leadership and one section of another psychology course.  Performance is measured based on: teaching, scholarly engagement, professional citizenship, and cadet development.  Degree requirements for the position include the Ph.D. (or ABD) with academic qualifications to teach both leadership and other psychology courses in a small, collegial eight member department offering BA and BS degrees in psychology. Prior military experience is not required for this position, but previous leadership experience is desirable so as to provide credibility in the eyes of our students. Also desirable is a passionate desire to make a significant positive difference in the lives of cadets. VMI is located in Lexington, a picturesque college town in the Shenandoah Valley 180 miles southwest of Washington, DC.

Submit a cover letter which explains one’s qualifications to teach courses in leadership and psychology, curriculum vitae or resume, three letters of recommendation and contact information (phone numbers, e-mail addresses) of the referees.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.    Send applications to: Search Committee, VMI Dept. of Psychology, Lexington, VA 24450; or email to; or apply on-line at 

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply.