Assistant Professor of Psychology

Salisbury, MD

Salibury University

The Department of Psychology at Salisbury University is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology.

Area of Specialization: Developmental Psychology or Human Development, Preferred specialization in Cross-Cultural Development or Aging

Primary Job Duties: Teach a 3/3 load of 4-credit undergraduate courses, including courses in our Developmental area (e.g., Infancy and Childhood; Developmental Psychology (Lifespan); Psychology of Aging), core courses (General Psychology, Psychological Statistics, Research Methods) as needed, as well as courses in the area of expertise; be actively engaged in campus service; conduct a coherent program of research, and be able to utilize effective teaching strategies which enhance the success of a diverse student body.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D., Ed.D., or ABD., with a strong preference for Ph.D. If ABD, doctoral degree must be completed before date of hire.

Applications received by June 12, 2022 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 15, 2022. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must submit the following: 1) a letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statements of research and teaching interests; 4) evidence of teaching effectiveness; 5) unofficial graduate transcript/s (official copies to be submitted upon hire); and 6) the names and contact information of the three professional references who will be writing your three references. The three (3) letters of reference must be sent directly from your professional references to Search Committee Chair Dr. Charisse Chappell at All other documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the online employment application system. Please do not send any documents other than professional references via e mail. If you have questions about the position, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Charisse Chappell at

This position is based in Salisbury, MD, an area with a culturally diverse population with rich cultural experiences. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation s top colleges and best values by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit

Posted: 06/24/2022