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Assistant Professor of Psychology and Conflict Management

Kennesaw State University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 16, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 01, 2022.


The area of specialization is open, but high priority will be given to a scientist-practitioner specializing in quantitative methods.


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 conflict.


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 inequality
  • Worked with underrepresented communities in practice and/or research
  • Maintained a productive research program
  • Taught a culturally and an ethnically diverse community
  • Educated and/or trained graduate and undergraduate students
  • 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 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.

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