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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Morgan State University
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Aug 23, 2023
Posting Details

Posting Summary

Job Title
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Divison of Academic Affairs

Department of Psychology

Work Status
Full Time

Position Category


Pay Range
Commensurate with experience

Commensurate with experience

Commensurate with experience

Fund Source
State Support

Job Duties

Candidates will be expected to teach a minimum of 2 undergraduate and/or graduate courses per semester. Additionally, candidates will be expected to begin supervising undergraduate or graduate students during the second year of appointment. there will be an opportunity to develop new courses in candidate’s area of specialization.

Faculty will be expected to contribute 50% of their time to the Center for Data Analytics and Sports Gaming. The Center aims to study and support research into emerging technological, socio-behavioral, and attitudes towards eSports, sports wagering, problem gambling and business development trends to inform eSports and gaming public policy. Research interests should be focused on physical and mental health issues related to sports gaming and eSports.

Responsibilities also include academic advisement of students and contribution to the department through research, publications, and service.

Requested Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a PhD in Health Psychology, Clinical Health Psychology, or a closely related discipline by August 2023, along with a strong program of research and training in behavioral and translational service of addiction. Must have a minimum of two years of experience as an instructor of record teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses.

Other Preferences for Consideration

Preference will be given to candidates who meet the minimum qualifications with post-doctoral experiences, a record of grantsmanship with interests in research focused on physical and mental health issues related to sports gaming and eSports. Clinical experience and research in the treatment and prevention of addiction is preferred. The emphasis should be on identifying individuals vulnerable to developing mental and physical health problems when engaging in sports gaming and eSports. This includes an understanding the populations at greatest risk of addiction and behaviors underlying that risk which is needed to develop, test and implement efficacious new interventions for prevention and treatment.

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Special Instructions to Applicant

Please upload the following documents to your online application, prior to submission:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • State of Teaching Philosophy
  • Research Philosophy
  • Syllabus Sample
  • Enter reference contact information in the reference page of the application
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. * What is the highest level of education attained?
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    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  3. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  4. * Are you a current, past or retired Morgan University employee? Are you a current, past or retired State employee? If YES to pass, retired or current STATE employee, please put the agency. If not applicable, put N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts (unofficial )
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Research Philosophy
  6. Syllabus Sample
Optional Documents
  1. Supporting Document

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