Job Opportunities

The University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College seeks a full-time, non-tenure track teaching position. This Visiting Assistant Professor position is for one academic year only (August, 2019, to May, 2020), with potential to be renewed or extended to a permanent, tenure-track position. The area of specialization is open but should complement an existing focus in Counseling/Integrated Care.
Candidates must be able to teach some combination of the following psychology courses: General, Personality, Social, Physiological, Research Methods, Cognitive, History & Systems, and others may be included per candidate’s specialty. The ideal candidate will also contribute to the growth and restructuring of the psychology program. Involving students in research and working with students on senior theses is an expected component of the position. Student advising, scholarship and service to the university is also required.
The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College form a unique institution in which a private university and public community college unite under one mission. Nestled in the beautiful rolling foothills of southeastern Ohio, Rio serves a small, primarily rural, Appalachian population, with many first-generation and non¬-traditional students. We seek faculty members who are sensitive to challenges faced by our students and are passionate about engaging students in and out of the classroom.

PhD is required by August 2019; ABDs will be considered.

For best consideration, all application materials should be submitted by June 14, 2019.


Applicants must send a cover letter detailing their interest and qualifications, updated resume/CV, transcripts (unofficial accepted for application purposes), as well the names and contact information of at least three references to:

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position is open until filled. Background check and official transcripts required prior to hire. For additional information about Rio, please visit:

The University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College is America's unique private/public institution of higher education designed to provide learners the opportunity to attain a high-quality, high-value education. Our personalized, learner-centered environment promotes successful lives, careers, and responsible citizenship. Rio is nestled in the rolling hills of the Appalachian Mountains in southeastern Ohio, a primarily rural area. Rio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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