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Assistant Professor—Psychology

The Liberal Studies Department at Landmark College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Psychology beginning in August 2021. This is a wonderful opportunity for a faculty member interested in neurodiversity, innovative teaching/learning pedagogy, and student research. Specifically, the preferred candidate will have experience teaching a range of undergraduate psychology courses, with a focus in learning theory, multicultural psychology, cognitive psychology, or neuropsychology. Opportunities to work with the Landmark College Institute for Research and Training as well as the Center for Neurodiversity are anticipated; candidates with research interests compatible with these areas are encouraged to apply. Familiarity with principles of universal design for instruction and learning, and a demonstrated commitment to continuing growth as an educator is also desired.

QUALIFICATIONS: A PhD in Psychology or equivalent, in hand by August 2021 is required. An understanding of the nature of specific learning disabilities is preferred and teaching experience at the college level is essential. Screening of applications will begin January 15, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.

Located in southern Vermont, Landmark College is a premier institution for students who learn differently. As the nation’s first accredited college for students with learning disabilities (including dyslexia), ADHD, and ASD, we are a mainstream college with a unique, resource-rich academic model.

The Landmark College Office of Human Resources strives to ensure that we are an employer of choice, attracting and retaining uniquely talented individuals able to advance the College’s position as the college of choice for students who learn differently. We are committed to a philosophy that recognizes each person as an individual, worthy of respect, trust, dignity and fair treatment, and we apply these tenets to serve, support, and value all members of our community.

We recognize the importance of providing a work environment that is conducive to carrying out the College’s mission and contributes to the personal and professional growth of our faculty and staff. For Human Resources, this means the administration of employment policies, benefit plans, and compensation programs that are regularly evaluated and remain competitive and fair.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should provide a cover letter, resume or CV, and the names of three references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please email your application to Applications may also be mailed to Director of Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. No phone calls please.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, and administration is congruent with our mission. We value diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, race, and religion. Landmark College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability employer.

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