Company Name:

Elon University


Elon, North Carolina

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Developmental Psychology

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Entry Level

Required Education:


Date Posted:

September 3, 2019

Assistant Professor of Psychology (Developmental), Continuing-track

Department of Psychology, Assistant Professor of Psychology. Elon University seeks applicants for a continuing track position in Developmental Science at the assistant professor level beginning mid-August 2020. Applicants should have completed or expect to complete a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology, Developmental Neuroscience, School Psychology, or a related discipline by August 2020. Candidates with an expertise in intellectual disabilities, neurodevelopmental disorders, autism, ADHD, and/or atypical development are strongly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who concentrate on age groups ranging from middle childhood to adulthood. Candidates must show evidence of high-quality teaching at the undergraduate level. The ability to maintain a sustained research agenda that actively incorporates undergraduates into one’s program of research is essential. In addition to Lifespan Development, teaching will include requirements in the major (e.g., Introduction to Psychology and Research Methods), special topics courses relating to one’s area of expertise in developmental science, and courses in the Elon Core Curriculum. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter. Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. Elon employs a Teacher-Scholar model of faculty engagement, with faculty typically teaching six courses per year. Elon is committed to supporting faculty as teacher-scholars through the provision of excellent teaching spaces, research facilities and support, and professional development resources. To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at Complete applications must be received by October 1, 2019 to be assured full consideration. Send a letter of application, CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair at the email set up for the search (, including your name in the subject line. Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

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