Assistant Professor of Psychology

Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 29, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Jacksonville University invites applications for the position of tenure track Assistant Professor of Psychology. The area of concentration is open, with strong preference given to candidates who can teach and conduct research in multicultural psychology, ethnicity, racism, or other diversity-related topics. Candidates must have a Ph.D. by time of appointment (August 2021).

Faculty positions at Jacksonville University require commitment to teaching, university service, and scholarship. The Psychology Department has approximately 140 majors, 70 minors, and 4 full-time faculty members, so faculty teach a wide range of courses. The successful candidate will teach four courses per semester, which may include Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods, Quantitative Methods, or a course in the candidate’s general area of expertise (e.g., Social Psychology). Additionally, the candidate will develop courses on diversity-related topics.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should email ( a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a brief research statement, a diversity statement, a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student feedback or peer evaluations). Please have three letters of recommendation forwarded directly.

Jacksonville University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Jacksonville University’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we actively encourage applications from members of groups who are historically underrepresented in higher education.

Jacksonville University is a comprehensive, liberal arts college located in Jacksonville, FL a diverse metropolitan community with a thriving economic and cultural scene. Jacksonville International Airport provides easy access to U.S. and international destinations. Jacksonville University emphasizes innovative and quality teaching in small classes and ranks in the annual rankings of “America’s Best Colleges,” released by U.S. News & World Report. Please visit our website at

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