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Assistant Professor - Psychological Science (Neuroscience-Experimental Psychology)

Valdosta State University
Georgia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Aug 25, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Psychological Science seeks applicants for a tenure track, faculty position beginning August 1, 2022.  The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, maintaining scholarly productivity, and participating in service at the department, college, and university levels. 

Valdosta State University is proud to have a highly diverse student body, and we are seeking to recruit and retain outstanding candidates who exhibit a clear commitment to diversity and inclusion and who will enhance the diversity of our faculty and staff. 

The Department of Psychological Science is housed in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The department offers a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Sciences degree in psychology. The department also has an online bachelor of psychology program and offers a minor in psychology.  For more information on the department visit

For more information about the position please contact Dr. Deborah Briihl, Chair of Search Committee, via email or by phoning the department at (229) 219-3400. 


Teaching four courses per semester in the undergraduate Psychology program. We are seeking an experimental psychologist who can teach statistics and experimental psychology, as well as, courses related to the neuroscience specialty area (e.g., physiological, neuroscience, human memory, brain and behavior, drugs and behavior, etc.); maintain scholarly productivity; and participate in service at the department, college and university levels.    


  • Doctorate in Psychology with a specialty in Neuroscience-Experimental Psychology from a regionally accredited university by appointment date;
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, as well as scholarship;
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion.


  • Experience teaching face-to-face as well as online courses;
  • Experience with assessment-related activities and implementation of APA guidelines;
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative setting;
  • A record of mentoring students of diverse backgrounds in experiential learning such as undergraduate research.

Online application is required.  Deadline for application is September 29, 2021.

Valdosta State University, founded in 1906, VSU is a comprehensive university with a student enrollment of approximately 11,750. The city of Valdosta is located just north of the Florida state line on Interstate 75, is served by a regional airport, and is within a two-hour drive of Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Florida. For more information, visit and for more information about the community visit

Valdosta State University is an Equal Opportunity educational institution and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to minorities and individuals with disabilities. Valdosta State University has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.

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