Belmont Abbey College invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Psychology position to begin August 1, 2022.

This is a full-time undergraduate teaching position with a 4/4 teaching load.  Teaching both day and evening is required.  Courses taught will be in introductory psychology, developmental psychology, and statistics for psychology.  Other courses will be based on departmental needs and the successful candidate’s area of expertise.  This individual will, in addition to teaching, provide academic advising, and supervise undergraduate research.  Service to the department, College, and community, scholarly development, and contributing positively to the College’s mission are expected.

An earned doctorate in psychology or closely-related field and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching are required.  Candidates also knowledgeable in addictions, trauma and/or human services are preferred. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

The successful candidate will be committed to the Catholic mission of Belmont Abbey College. Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate 1) a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching and a sense of teaching as a vocation; 2) a philosophy of teaching that supports the approach to education expressed in St. John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae; and 3) a strong desire to teach at a liberal arts institution where the academic program is “guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning.”

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the search is completed.  Please apply by email to:  facultysearch@bac.edu  using the subject line “Psychology Search.”  Include a letter of application, vita, the names and contact information of at least three references, and a written response in which you explain how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition in the context of a Benedictine liberal arts college and how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar. (Evidence of teaching excellence and official transcripts are optional at this stage but required for interview.

The College’s mission and vision statements may be found on our website https://www.belmontabbeycollege.edu/about/mission-vision-2/.


About Belmont Abbey College

Belmont Abbey College is an extraordinary Catholic, Benedictine and Liberal Arts institution rated among the top ten regional colleges in U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1876, its mission is to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences so that in all things God may be glorified. In this endeavor, we are guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning. Exemplifying Benedictine hospitality, we welcome a diverse body of students and provide them with an education that will enable them to lead lives of integrity, to succeed professionally, to become responsible citizens, and to be a blessing to themselves and to others. The beautiful and historic campus is conveniently located just five miles west of Charlotte, N.C.