Assistant Professor of Psychology
Fulton, MO Psychology
Job Type

Westminster College seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in psychology beginning Fall 2023. We are seeking a counseling, clinical, or forensic psychologist who can teach courses in their area of specialization and contribute to the psychology major and the general education program.


· Teaching in-person courses to contribute to the psychology major and the general education program

· Mentoring experiential learning, such as student internships, travel courses, and/or undergraduate research

· Maintain scholarly, professional, or creative activity

· Service to the college (after the first year of employment), including student advising and committee service

· Occasionally teaching online



Candidates should have one of the following from a regionally/nationally accredited institution, completed by August 1, 2023.

 ·  An earned doctoral degree or ABD.  

Skills and Experience:

· Evidence of successful teaching experience in a liberal arts setting is required.

· Successful candidates will also demonstrate the ability to involve students in research, an appreciation of holistic student development, and a commitment to the interdisciplinary life of a small undergraduate campus.


Join Westminster College’s faculty in a learning environment where teaching and attention to student growth are the primary focus. Students can choose from more than 30 majors or a self-designed major to pursue a bachelor's degree. At Westminster College, we believe in immersive and enriching experiences that inspire creative thinking and problem solving. We believe in creating opportunities for several different paths to success over a lifetime and the potential to make an impact from wherever you are. For our students, we do this by providing real-world, hands-on learning opportunities, small class sizes, and talented professors dedicated to the individual. Our employees often remark that our tight-knit community creates an atmosphere fostering campus involvement that adapts to all interests. As a result, Westminster continues to be recognized for its excellence in higher education as one of the best small liberal arts colleges in the Midwest. Budget Travel Magazine designated Fulton one of the top 10 Coolest Small Towns in America. In recent years the rate of admittance to graduate school or job placement of our students was 97%, with our graduate earnings ranking in the top 15% nationwide.


1) Cover letter

2) Current curriculum vitae

3) Statement of teaching philosophy and research direction (upon request).

4) Unofficial graduate transcripts (if the Ph.D. is in progress, a copy of the official transcript of completed Ph.D. hours should also be submitted). Upon request.

5) Three letters of recommendation, at least one of which directly addresses teaching at the undergraduate level (upon request). 

Review of applications will begin February 10, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

Westminster College encourages and gives full consideration to all applicants for admission, financial aid, and employment. The College is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The College does not discriminate in access to, treatment of, or employment in, its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, veteran status, marital status, disability, or genetic information.

Inquiries about compliance with this prohibition should be directed to:

Associate Vice President & Chief HR Officer/Title IX Coordinator

501 Westminster Ave, Washington West, 2nd floor

Fulton, MO 65251