The Department of Educational Studies at Purdue University invites applications for a two-year Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor position in Educational Psychology to begin August 15, 2022. The ideal candidate will have scholarly and applied interests in educational psychology (or related field) and the area of educational research methods.


The successful candidate is expected to:

  • contribute expertise to the educational psychology graduate program by teaching courses relevant to educational research methods, a course which serves students in programs across the College of Education and across campus (e.g., special education, mathematics education), through both online and face-to-face venues
  • participate in the educational psychology graduate program by teaching a course appropriate to his/her area of expertise.
  • participate in other College of Education (COE) activities as appropriate, which might include forming collaborations with faculty, mentoring students, attending speaker series, and contributing to program area and departmental activities and meetings.
  • Successful candidates would be welcome to participate in the COE’s faculty mentoring program, and receive mentoring from senior faculty.


Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in educational psychology or a related area by the position start date and demonstrated evidence of ability to teach. Evidence of relevant research experiences is expected. Experience and interest with online teaching is valued. Demonstrated interest in and commitment to the diversity and social justice mission of the program and College is valued.

The College of Education and Department of Educational Studies is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or engagement. Furthermore, candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.


Salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit the following: statement of interest, vita, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.

All materials must be submitted through Success Factors, but addressed to Chair, Educational Psychology Search Committee, Department of Educational Studies, BRNG, 100 North University Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Background Check

A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Equal Opportunity

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.