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Assistant Professor of Psychology (Quantitative Methods)

Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, Georgia
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Date posted
Nov 3, 2023

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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 Search for Job ID 265099.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, the University prohibits harassment of or discrimination against any person because of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment, pregnancy, and medical conditions related to pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran or military status by any member of the KSU Community on campus, in connection with a University program or activity, or in a manner that creates a hostile environment for members of the KSU community.

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