Faculty Position Announcement

University of Maine Farmington

Position Name: Assistant Professor of Psychology

Salary: Competitive

The Department of Psychology at the University of Maine at Farmington invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2014 or January 1, 2015. Teaching responsibilities will be in the area of counseling/clinical psychology.  Courses might include Child and Family Counseling, Career Counseling, and Abnormal Psychology, as well as courses in the successful candidate’s areas of personal expertise or interest. Our Psychology Department consists of eight scholars who love teaching and believe they are genuinely good at it and have, or once had, a sense of humor. We are looking for an exceptional educator with the ability, energy, and intellectual charisma to be a first-rate teacher and active professional. An earned doctorate in clinical/counseling psychology or a related discipline at the time of hire is preferred and required for tenure. ABDs at the time of hire will be considered at the Instructor level.

Application Process: Please submit a cover letter, vita, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation electronically to Sandra Yeaton at yeaton@maine.edu. If you have questions, contact Dr. Dan Seabold, Search Committee Chair, at (207) 778-7382 or seabold@maine.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The successful candidate will be subject to a background check.

THE UNIVERSITY: Established in 1864 as Maine’s first public institution of higher education, with historic and continued strength in teacher education and a contemporary role as Maine’s public liberal arts college, the University of Maine at Farmington offers undergraduate programs in arts and sciences, teacher education, and human services. A commitment to sustainability informs all facilities projects, including our LEED-certified Education Center, the Emery Community Arts Center, which opened in fall, 2011and our 80 geothermal well field which will come on-line fall, 2013. UMF has the highest graduation rates in the University of Maine System, has been named as one of “America’s Best Colleges” by US News and World Report for sixteen consecutive years, and has been recognized nationally for high levels of student engagement as measured by the National Survey of Student Engagement. The campus culture has been described as one of “positive restlessness.” UMF is a founding member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, which includes twenty-six public colleges and universities dedicated to the liberal arts tradition and quality undergraduate education. The Farmington area is rich in cultural offerings and recreational opportunities. The natural beauty of its mountains, lakes, woods, and streams draws people to the region. Please check out our home page at: www.umf.maine.edu.

NON-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE: The University of Maine at Farmington does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Kathleen Falco, Director of HR/Finance, 224 Main Street, Farmington, ME 04938, (207) 778-7280; (207) 778-7000 TDD.

CLERY ACT DISCLOSURE: The University of Maine at Farmington’s Annual Security Report includes statistics on reported crimes that have occurred on or near campus, as well as University policies concerning campus security. Copies of the report are available on request from the Public Safety (207) 778-7400, or at http://publicsafety.umf.maine.edu/safety-security-report-2/.