Asst./Assoc. Professor of Psychology
Social and Behavioral Science
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Job Summary/Basic Function
The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences welcomes
applications for a full-time, tenure track appointment at the rank
of Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology. Appointments are
set to begin no later than August 2021.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES :
1. Faculty typically teach 12 hours per semester (undergraduate),
including a combination of service courses, upper-level offerings
(including lab-based courses), and courses in their specialty
2. Faculty are expected to engage in professional development and
scholarly pursuits and involve undergraduate students in these
3. Faculty are expected to contribute to the department,
University, and profession through appropriate service obligations,
including the advising of students and committee service.
4. Teach undergraduate social science and criminal justice courses
5. Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments,
6. Evaluate and grade students’ class work, laboratory work,
assignments, and papers.
7. Collect and analyze data for program and university
8. Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required
9. Compile, administer, and grade examinations.
10. Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
11. Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on
career issues, to include internship placements.
12. Develop and use multimedia course materials and other current
technology, such as online courses.
13. Perform administrative duties as needed.
14. Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research
15. Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
1. Assist department chair with continual program
2. Participate in unit meetings and other university-wide
3. Other duties as outlined in the Faculty Handbook.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :
1. Doctorate preferred. ABD will be considered.
2. Training, experience, and interest in Psychology.
3. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and oral and written
4. Previous successful work experience with culturally diverse
populations a plus.
5. Cope effectively with adversity and demonstrate leadership
skills that promote cooperation.
6. Willingness to seek external funding/grants.
The successful candidate will be required to have a Ph.D. from an
APA -accredited Clinical (or Counseling) Psychology program; ABDs
with planned completion dates prior to Fall 2021 may also be
considered. The specific area of research within psychology (topic,
population, age range) is open, but successful applicants will
demonstrate evidence of research productivity and possess strong
skills in statistics, SPSS, and research methods. Candidates with
specialized post-doctoral training in clinical/counseling
psychology are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must also
demonstrate a clear commitment to excellence in teaching at the
undergraduate level and in supervision of undergraduate field
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Faculty - Tenure Track Appointment
Budgeted Annual Salary
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * What is the highest degree you hold?
- Completed all Doctorate coursework, but has not completed
- Master's Degree
- Bachelor's Degree
- Assoicate's Degree
- High School Diploma or GED
- * Do you have an earned Ph.D. degree in one of the following
areas? Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Social Work, or
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