Assistant Professor of Psychology (Quantitative Methods)
Department of Psychological Science
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology (Quantitative Methods) faculty position in the Department of Psychological Science that begins August 2024.
- A demonstrated record of impactful research and teaching excellence for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Quantitative Methods.
- Candidates whose expertise in quantitative methods emphasizes connections to applied psychological research are especially encouraged to apply.
- Faculty on a research-intensive workload (40% teaching; 50% research; 10% service; 2/2 teaching load) nine-month tenure track within the Department of Psychological Science are expected to engage in programmatic research that results in publications in referred journals and has the potential for extramural funding.
- Faculty are expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in their area of specialization, as well as courses that are part of the required core in the psychology major according to departmental needs.
- Supervise and mentor students in collaborative and/or independent research experiences.
- Faculty in the department conduct research in a wide variety of areas and have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and mentorship and to creating inclusive learning environments for students with wide-ranging backgrounds.
- Service to the department, college, university, and/or profession is expected.
Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.
Required Qualifications Include
- A doctoral degree in Psychology, or the foreign equivalent, in Quantitative or Mathematical Psychology or a closely related discipline (e.g., PhD in a subfield of Psychology with a specialization in quantitative methods), is required.
- ABD candidates will be considered; the doctoral degree must be earned by the start date.
- The successful applicant will have demonstrated evidence of potential for extramural funding, experience publishing in refereed journals, and documented evidence of teaching excellence.
Preferred Qualifications Include
- Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching courses in areas of expertise and required courses in departmental curriculum (e.g., syllabi, assignments, student evaluations or summaries, peer or self-reviews of teaching)
- Experience supervising students in research experiences.
- Experience with externally funded research projects.
- An active research agenda in advanced quantitative methods.
- The potential for disciplinary or multidisciplinary collaboration.
For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://hr.kennesaw.edu/careers.php. Search for Job ID 265099.
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