Department of Psychological Science & School of Conflict
Management, Peacebuilding and Development
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a
nine-month, Tenure Track Assistant Professor joint-hire faculty
position in the Department of Psychological Science & School of
Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development to begin August
The area of specialization is open, but high priority will be
given to a scientist-practitioner specializing in quantitative
Successful candidates will be expected to teach graduate and
undergraduate classes related to research methods and statistics,
as well as graduate classes related to quantitative methods and
conflict management. Across two departments, this faculty member
will work with a wide variety of students from diverse backgrounds
(e.g., 1st generation, professional, international, etc.).
The candidates may be required to teach other courses according
to departmental needs, and all faculty are expected to integrate
research methods and statistical literacy throughout the
curriculum. The standard teaching load is nine credit hours per
semester (approximately 3 courses) with half of those housed in the
Department of Psychological Science and the other half in the
School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding, and Development.
Within the School of Conflict Management candidates will primarily
work with Master’s students, teaching them skills to help resolve
Departmental faculty engage in service at the department,
college, and/or university level, as well as to the profession.
Required Qualifications Include
- A terminal degree, or a foreign equivalent, with at least 18
graduate hours in psychology
- A record of effective university teaching
- An active research agenda
Preferred Qualifications Include
- Gained practitioner experience in conflict management
- Focused on issues related to social justice and structural
- Worked with underrepresented communities in practice and/or
- Maintained a productive research program
- Taught a culturally and an ethnically diverse community
- Educated and/or trained graduate and undergraduate
- Secured external funding though trainings or grants
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 a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2)
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.
For a full description of this position, application deadlines,
and application procedures, visit https://hr.kennesaw.edu/careers.php.
Search for Job ID 236907.
Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of
Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and
does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability,
national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or
veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.