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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Kennesaw State University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 20, 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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Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology positions in the Department of Psychological Science, in experimental psychology, specializing in cognition and/or perception. These faculty positions include expectations for teaching, research, and service. The standard teaching load is nine credit hours per semester (typically three classes).   


Responsibilities Include

  • Teach undergraduate classes in the candidate’s area of specialization 
  • Teach courses in research methods and statistics, or other core courses in the curriculum, according to departmental needs 
  • Develop and maintain a productive research program that has potential for external funding/support 
  • Supervise and mentor undergraduate students in collaborative and/or independent research experiences 
  • Engage in service to the department, college, university, and/or profession


A doctoral degree in psychology, or its foreign equivalent, or closely related area is required. ABD candidates will be considered, but the degree must be conferred by the beginning of the contract period.


Preferred Qualifications Include

  • Record of teaching effectiveness in undergraduate psychology classes 
  • Experience teaching in a variety of course modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid and fully online 
  • Possession of Quality Matters or alternative online teaching certification 
  • Experience supervising undergraduate students in research experiences


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


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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