Faculty Openings at MU



Position: Visiting Assistant Professor

Department: Psychology

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This is a one-year teaching appointment with the possibility of becoming a tenure-track position, reporting through the department chair to the Vice President for Academic Resources.

Essential Job Functions: Teaching assignment will include several sections of Introduction to Psychology. Teaching assignment may also include courses in cognitive psychology, statistics, or developmental psychology. Responsibilities also include active involvement in departmental responsibilities such as program development, research, and mentoring undergraduate students. Teaching load is 24 semester hours per academic year.


  • Master’s degree in Psychology required, Ph. D. preferred
  • Evidence of successful teaching in introductory and advanced psychology courses within the liberal arts context
  • Previous experience with advising and collaborative research with undergraduate students preferred
  • Broad training in psychology with some combination of interests in cognitive neuroscience, educational psychology, cognitive psychology, or developmental psychology
  • Completion of Ph.D. required for tenure-track appointment consideration

General Information: Manchester University is an independent, liberal arts university with a campus in North Manchester, Ind., where approximately 1,300 students choose from at least 60 areas of undergraduate study, two master's programs and 21 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Our second campus in Fort Wayne is home to the Manchester University College of Pharmacy, where graduates are awarded the Pharm.D. Doctoral degree.

Manchester has a distinctive commitment to developing respect for ethnic, cultural and religious pluralism and an international consciousness. Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition. As an institution rooted in the tradition of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester University values learning, faith, service, integrity, diversity, and community.

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally schedule between 8 AM and 5 PM. Some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends. 

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction. We are consistently ranked as an Honor Roll Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

To Apply: We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Submit transcripts, three letters of recommendation, a CV, statements of teaching and research interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to:

Preferred method of application: http://www.manchester.edu/ohr/apply/faculty/

Letters of recommendation may be sent to:

Human Resources
Manchester University
604 E College Ave.
North Manchester, IN 46962

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.

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