DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY, WESTMINSTER COLLEGE. New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. Westminster College's Department of Psychology invites applications for a lecturer position in developmental psychology to start in the fall of 2020. Area of specialization is open. It is anticipated that the 7-course load will consist of classes in early childhood development, lifespan development, abnormal child development, and adulthood, as well as student advising and research in the candidate's interest area .
Westminster College is a highly-regarded liberal arts college, known for its collaborative environment and outstanding experiential learning programs. Related to the Presbyterian Church (U .S.A.), Westminster was founded in 1852 as the first college in the country to offer the same degrees to all people, regardless of gender, race, or religion. Westminster has been ranked among the nation's top schools for "Top Colleges Doing the Most for the American Dream" (NY Times), "best value for the money" (College Factual), employment success (Education to Career Index), graduation rate performance (U.S. News), social mobility (Washington Monthly), women in STEM disciplines (Forbes), service-learning (President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll), and other categories. Around 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from close personal attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors, 10 pre-professional programs and around 80 organizations. Westminster's historic campus is located in New Wilmington, PA, a beautiful rural setting near Pittsburgh and Cleveland .
Candidates must have earned a doctoral degree in developmental psychology or a related field. A successful interview and demonstration of relevant ability are required. Applicants should submit a letter of application that addresses areas of research interests and teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, representative publications, and three reference letters to Dr. Sherri P. Pataki, Department of Psychology, Westminster College, 319 S. Market Street, New Wilmington, PA 16172-0001, firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin October 1 and continue until the position is filled. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Westminster has supported nondiscrimination since it first opened its doors in 1853. Diversity is valued in our community, and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.