Linfield College Faculty
  • 04-Mar-2020 to 30-Apr-2020 (PST)
  • Psychology
  • McMinnville, OR, USA
  • Salary
  • Full-Time
  • Visiting Faculty

Linfield College offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, and vision coverage and 9% retirement contributions once eligibility is met. We also offer life insurance, short and long-term disability coverage at no cost. Linfield offers a Tuition Remission Program for eligible spouses/domestic partners and dependents and provides faculty and their families’ access to our beautiful athletic complex, library, and sporting events.

Linfield College seeks a Ph.D. graduate with a specialty in the area of social psychology for a 1-year position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology.  Linfield will consider ABD candidates as well.  The preferred candidate will be prepared to teach a total of seven courses per year including (but not limited to):  introductory social psychology, research methods, an introductory survey of psychology course, and a seminar in a topic related to social psychology. The successful applicant will have some evidence of successful teaching experience with undergraduates, as well as the ability to engage undergraduate students in collaborative research. 


The Psychology Department consists of 6 full time faculty members.  More information is available at the Linfield College web site    


To apply, please complete the online application process at and attach the following documents:

Cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, statements of teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a maximum of three representative reprints/preprints, and three letters of recommendation.  Screening of applications begins immediately and will proceed until the position is filled. 


Located in McMinnville, Oregon in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, the Linfield College main campus is located on 189 park-like acres just south of the charming historic downtown. Linfield offers many opportunities for employees to connect through community engagement, service projects, and cultural events. Linfield is ranked 1st among liberal arts colleges in the Pacific Northwest for ethnic diversity of students according to the 2018 US News & World Report.  Linfield College, chartered in 1858, is an independent, coeducational comprehensive college with a strong commitment to the liberal arts.  The main campus is located in McMinnville, Oregon, a community of about 33,000 residents approximately one hour southwest of the city of Portland and one hour from the Pacific Ocean beaches.  A second campus, site of the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing, is located in northwest Portland.  The College offers a high quality academic program and emphasizes strong concern for the individual student.  Linfield is committed to the principles of academic and religious freedom.  Enrollment totals more than 1,989 with students coming from 24 states and 23 countries.  This includes students on the McMinnville campus, Portland campus, and Online and Continuing education students.  Linfield is fully accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges and approved by the State of Oregon for the training of elementary and secondary teachers.  The School of Nursing is accredited by the Council on Collegiate Nursing Education and the college's music program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.   Special features of the college include study abroad programs in several countries; a one month January Term for intensive study; and internships and student research opportunities in a variety of disciplines.

We Value Diversity:  Linfield College is actively engaged in promoting, advancing, and confirming our commitment to diversity and inclusion.  We believe that a diverse and vibrant Linfield contributes to academic excellence and critical thinking. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought.  All candidates are encouraged to address how their professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will build on our diversity and inclusion efforts. 

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