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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Coastal Carolina University
South Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 22, 2023
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Internal Title

Assistant Professor of Psychology



Position Type

PFAC - Slotted Faculty

Full or Part Time



9 mo.

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Job Details

The Gupta College of Science at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Psychology positions to begin August, 2024. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Counseling, or related area of specialization by time of appointment, with a strong commitment to undergraduate education, mentoring student research, and advising. The successful candidate will be expected to teach some combination of research methods, psychological statistics, and upper-level courses in areas related to psychopathology, assessment, and approaches to psychotherapy. We are particularly interested in applicants who will develop an active research program that includes both the mentoring of student research assistants and the potential for external funding. Prior undergraduate teaching experience, student mentoring, and research publications are preferred.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 49 states and 55 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in instructional technology, and PhD degrees in marine science: coastal and marine systems science and education sciences.

Interested candidates should submit: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research statement, graduate transcripts, recent teaching evaluations, and names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references electronically at: Review of applications will begin on November 13, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Required Qualifications

Must hold the appropriate terminal degree or meet the established alternative qualifications, and exhibit strong potential for excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications

Licensure and/or Certification

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Mental Demands

Confidentiality, Customer Contact, Multiple Concurrent Tasks, Stress, Verbal Communication, Written Communication, Constant Interruptions, Detailed Work, Language, Math, Reading (documents or instruments), Reasoning, Training

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Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Reaching, Walking, Writing

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
  4. Reference List
  5. Research Statement
  6. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  7. Teaching Evaluation(s)
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Other Document 1
  5. Other Document 2
  6. Other Document 3

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