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Visiting Assistant Professor

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DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY in the College of Arts and Sciences of Oklahoma State University is seeking to fill a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Department of Psychology.  Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. in Psychology (or ABD), have teaching experience at the college/university level, and be able to teach four undergraduate courses (25% FTE each) in both the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters. Specific courses can be negotiated with the candidate, but we are especially interested in candidates who are qualified and prepared to teach courses related to diversity, including psychology of prejudice and discrimination, Black psychology, and psychology of women or other courses related to gender, queer studies or intersectionality within the expertise of the candidate.

The Department, as a whole, has 25 full-time faculty and offers Ph.D.s in experimental psychology and clinical psychology. The clinical program, continuously APA-accredited since 1971, is based on the Clinical Science model of training and is a member of the Academy of Clinical Sciences and PCSAS accredited. The Department offers training to a diverse graduate and undergraduate student body (30% minority enrollment) of approximately 50 doctoral students and over 800 undergraduate majors. The Department of Psychology holds diversity as a core value and is committed to equity and inclusion in teaching and scholarship.

OSU is located in Stillwater, OK, an environmentally clean, safe, pleasant city of 50,000 located in north central Oklahoma, approximately 70 miles from both Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Stillwater public schools are frequently rated among the best in Oklahoma, and the city has excellent affordable housing.

For full consideration, application materials must be received by May 1, 2021.  However, applications will be accepted until position is filled.  It is anticipated that interviewing with begin in May.  Application should include a cover letter indicating teaching experience, documentation of teaching effectiveness, and a curriculum vita.  Three letters of reference will be requested of finalist for the position.  To apply, please submit materials at For inquiries, please contact Dr. Thad R. Leffingwell, Head and Chair of Search Committee, Psychology Department, Oklahoma State University, 116 Psychology Building, Stillwater, OK  74078-3064; (405) 744-6027;  This position is contingent upon available funding.

Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions.  For more information, visit https:///