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Department Natural and Applied Sciences

Job Description Bentley University's Natural and Applied Sciences Department invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Psychology, to begin in the Fall Semester, 2017. The successful candidate must have a doctorate in psychology or a relevant field. She/He must be an outstanding teacher who is eager to engage undergraduate students, most of whom are business majors. Candidates will need to be able to teach a wide range of elective courses such as personality, social, developmental, or other fundamental courses in psychology. The expected teaching load is four courses each semester.

Our programs prepare Bentley graduates with a background in concepts related to the bio- psychosocial model of health across the lifespan. The colleague who joins us will be expected to advise students in Bentley's Health Studies B.A. program, Health & Industry concentration of the Liberal Studies Major, and our Psychology minor. Our ideal applicant will be a versatile generalist who truly enjoys teaching and mentoring undergraduates.

Bentley University enrolls approximately 4,000 undergraduate and 1,300 graduate students pursuing degree programs that fuse global business with the liberal arts and sciences, information technology, and ethics and social responsibility. A supportive, collegial, team-oriented work environment on an attractive campus ten miles west of Boston promotes personal and professional development. Bentley is an equal opportunity employer building strength through diversity. We seek faculty and staff who represent different backgrounds, interests, and talents and share a commitment to high ethical standards and a willingness to embrace challenge and change. For more information about the Natural & Applied Sciences Department, please visit: See the university website ( for information about the school, its faculty, its students, and its programs. All application materials should be submitted through Bentley's on-line employment site at (search jobs; department = Natural and Applied Sciences).

Required Qualifications PhD or appropriate terminal degree received on or before September 1, 2017. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2017.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FY1711212L

Special Instructions to Applicants Applications should include curriculum vitae, cover letter, statements of teaching philosophy and experience, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Names and contact information for references are required upon application. Bentley will contact these confidential references for those candidates moving forward in the process. Preference will be given to applications received by March 15, 2017, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For inquiries, please contact Prof. Helen Meldrum, Search Committee Chair ( or Prof. Rick Oches, Chair, Department of Natural & Applied Sciences (

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed To Apply Required Documents#Curriculum Vitae

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Teaching Evaluations

Optional Documents Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.

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