Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Coe College seeks qualified applicants for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor appointment in Psychology beginning Fall 2019.

The successful candidate will teach three courses per term including Introductory Psychology, Social Psychology, Personality, and Statistical Methods, with the potential to teach an additional course in their area of interest. 

Coe’s psychology department includes 8 full-time faculty members. The department is an integral part of the college’s vibrant interdisciplinary Neuroscience and Organizational Science programs and has a strong commitment to providing quality mentorship, internships, and hands-on research experiences for its students.


  • Ph.D. in Psychology preferred, but ABD considered. 
  • Candidates who can provide evidence of successful teaching and an interest in mentoring undergraduate students will be strongly preferred.

To Apply:

Applicants should submit the following materials to

  • A letter of application that contains a discussion of your teaching experience and level of preparedness to effectively teach the courses listed
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Sample syllabus
  • Graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable)
  • Contact information for three references

Materials should emphasize the applicant's ability to teach the aforementioned courses and speak to one's commitment to teaching in a student-centered, liberal arts setting.

Review of applications will begin on April 22, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Coe is committed to fostering a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about Coe College, our commitment to a multicultural educational environment, and requirements for employment click here.

Coe College, a highly selective private liberal arts college, offers superior academics and exciting co-curricular activities in a thriving urban setting that promotes student growth and success. Established in 1851, Coe has a national reputation for academic excellence enhanced by a student-centered, highly supportive campus environment. With 1,400 students, Coe's attractive campus is located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a vibrant metropolitan area of 267,000 residents in Iowa's Creative Corridor, providing a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.