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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level.

Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in developmental psychology, school psychology or statistics, who can maintain an active research program and provide research experiences for undergraduate students.

Franciscan University of Steubenville is an academically excellent and passionately Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition, located 24 miles west of Pittsburgh International Airport, in Steubenville, Ohio.


  • D. or equivalent in psychology or related discipline at the time of appointment (ABD candidates will be considered)
  • Preparedness and enthusiasm to teach a variety of courses in psychology which may include Child Development, Adolescent Development, Adult Development, Educational Psychology, Statistics, Multivariate Statistics, and Personality
  • Ability to provide research experience for undergraduates in a scholarly area of interest
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service, and support of the Mission of the University

To apply, applicants should submit the following materials:

  • a cover letter outlining the interest and candidate’s strengths in support of the advertised position
  • curriculum vitae
  • a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • a personal statement responding to the mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • contact information for at least three professional references (letters of recommendation will be requested for those applicants selected for further consideration)
  • copies of academic transcripts (official transcripts will be required at time of hire)

The application package must be submitted electronically to Dr. Joanne Storm Gallagher, Chair, Search Committee, via clibetti@franciscan.edu. Inquiries should be directed to jstorm@franciscan.edu

Review of complete applications will begin October 4, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.