Department of Psychology announces new developmental psychology position

The Department of Psychology is seeking applicants for a new assistant professor position specializing in developmental psychology.  

Developmental Psychology. Elon University seeks applicants for a continuing track position in Developmental Psychology at the assistant professor level beginning mid-August 2017.

Applicants should have completed or expect to complete a Ph.D. in Psychology, Human Development, or the equivalent by August 2017. Candidates should demonstrate strong interest in teaching at the undergraduate level. In addition to teaching core developmental courses (e.g., Lifespan & Early Childhood Development), candidates will be expected to develop courses in area of expertise relevant to developmental fields. Teaching responsibilities may also include Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods, and courses in Elon’s General Studies program.

It is essential that candidates sustain a research program that includes the mentoring of undergraduate student researchers in the production of high-quality scholarship, with a preference for applicants whose research focuses on infant, child, and/or adolescent development. Elon employs a Teacher-Scholar model of faculty engagement. Faculty typically teach six courses per year, with occasional course release opportunities available to help support faculty scholarship, service, and professional development.

Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning. To learn more about Elon, please visit us at

Review will begin immediately; complete applications must be received by Oct. 17, 2016 to be assured full consideration. Send letter of application, CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, unofficial 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.