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Virginia Military Institute

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Virginia Military Institute


Lexington , VA, United States

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology/Leader

About the Organization

Virginia Military Institute is located in Lexington, a picturesque college town in the Shenandoah Valley 180 miles southwest of Washington, DC.

 In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. 



About the Job

The Department of Psychology at the Virginia Military Institute invites applications for a tenure track position to teach a core-curriculum course in leadership and other courses in psychology. Degree requirements for the position include the Ph.D. (or ABD) with academic qualifications to teach both leadership and other psychology courses in a small, collegial eight member department offering BA and BS degrees in psychology. Normal per semester teaching load is two sections of leadership and one section of another psychology course.  Prior military experience is

not required for this position, but previous leadership experience is desirable so as to provide credibility in the eyes of our students. Also desirable is a passionate desire to make a significant positive difference in the lives of cadets. Performance is measured based on: teaching, scholarly engagement, professional citizenship, and cadet development.

Job Requirements

Application Instructions

Submit a cover letter which explains one’s qualifications to teach courses in leadership and psychology, curriculum vitae or resume, three letters of recommendation and contact information (phone numbers, e-mail addresses) of the referees.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.    Send applications to either: Search Committee, VMI Dept. of Psychology, Lexington, VA 24450; or email to watersmk@vmi.edu; or apply at www.vmi.edu online.