Western Psychological Association

Visiting Assistant Professor in Psychology – Clinical/Counseling

The Department of Psychology at Pacific Lutheran University seeks candidates for a one-year position as visiting assistant professor with specialty in clinical/counseling psychology to teach beginning September 1, 2016. In addition to Introductory Psychology, the successful candidate will teach from a subset of other courses such as Abnormal Psychology, Counseling Theories, Personality Theories, Psychological Testing, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or in an area of own specialization. Commitment to effective teaching and actively involving undergraduates in research is required. ABD will be considered, but PhD must be in hand by September 1, 2016.

Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) is a comprehensive university with an enrollment of about 3,300 students, including international students from two dozen countries. Located in a scenic region on the Pacific Rim, the university’s campus is 40 miles south of Seattle in suburban Tacoma, Washington. PLU’s academic program is an integration of the liberal arts and professional programs, and the university’s mission is to educate students for lives of thoughtful inquiry, service, leadership, and care. PLU enjoys a healthy and progressive relationship with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The university is committed to exploring, affirming and enriching dignity and diversity in the campus community and endorses the goals of equal opportunity and affirmative action. PLU actively seeks applications from women and persons of color. Full description, qualifications, and application are available at http://employment.plu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately but the position will remain open until filled. For questions or more information, please contact Dr. Christine Hansvick, Chair of Psychology Department, at hansvick@plu.edu.