Assistant Professor of Psychology

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Apr 7, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Human Development & Family Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Sociology
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title Assistant Professor of Psychology Tenure Status Tenure Track Position Number 018821 Department Psychology - 250800 Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral degree in Psychology or related field with training in Social Psychology. ABD will be considered, but must successfully complete degree before position start date. Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
Social Psychology License/Certification Required
N/A Description of the Department or Unit
The Psychology Department has 38 full-time faculty members (34 doctoral, 30 tenure-track) with master's programs in Experimental, Industrial-Organizational and Human Resource Management, and School Psychology, as well as a newly launched Doctor of Psychology Program in Clinical Psychology (established Fall 2019). There are more than 1000 undergraduate psychology majors and approximately 80 full-time graduate students.

The new hire will be affiliated with the Experimental Psychology MA program , which includes 14 tenure-track faculty members. The program aims to prepare graduate students for doctoral programs or to directly enter the workforce. In recent years, the program has begun developing two specific areas of faculty expertise—developmental and judgment and decision-making. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will demonstrate how they will contribute to the Department's diversity, equity, and inclusion goals in the areas of research, teaching, and/or service. The successful candidate will teach 3 courses per semester which may include a combination of undergraduate and graduate courses. Undergraduate courses may include social psychology, research methods, and other courses according to need and/or interest. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a program of empirical inquiry to include peer-reviewed publications, presentations, and external grant applications. Candidates will be expected to involve undergraduate and graduate students in their research programs. Preference will be given to candidates with a commitment to undergraduate education and to creating pedagogical and empirical collaborations with other faculty. Physical Demands of Position
Typical physical demands of classroom and educational environments in a professional position at a university. Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Suggested Salary Range Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Special Instructions to Applicants
A complete application consists of:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  • Teaching Statement
  • Research Statement
  • Diversity Statement addressing how you incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into your work
  • List of three (minimum) professional references including contact information.
Please note this position is based on enrollment and subject to available funding.

Applications must be submitted electronically through Appalachian State University's Job Site . AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

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