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Assistant/Associate Professor in Psychology/Leadership (tenure-track)


The Department of Psychology at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position.  The selected candidate will teach a core-curriculum course on the psychology of leadership and other psychology courses.  Area of specialty is open, but the successful candidate will have teaching or research experience in areas relevant to leadership. 

Appointment begins August 2019.  A Ph.D. (or ABD) in Psychology is required.  Typical teaching load is 3:3.

Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter that describes their interest in the position, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Send applications for the leadership position to Leadership Search Committee, VMI Dept. of Psychology, Lexington, VA 24450, gornicklj@vmi.edu or apply online at: http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/90342.

VMI is consistently ranked among the top U.S. public liberal arts colleges. All 1,700 undergraduate students live on campus and about 50% commission in the U.S. Armed Forces. Faculty wear uniforms but no prior military service is required.  Lexington, Virginia is a charming college town located in the southern Shenandoah Valley and is often recognized as one of America’s “best small towns.”

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.  AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.



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