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Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology

Kennesaw State University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 21, 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 a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology faculty position in the Department of Secondary and Middle Grades Education (SMGE). This position begins August 1, 2022.


Responsibilities Include

  • Teaching Expectations: teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to educational psychology and possibly graduate level research courses; teach primarily online (synchronous and asynchronous); serve on/chair doctoral committees; effectively teach courses; use the university’s learning management system for teaching; teach courses as scheduled during daytime and/or evening; participate in program meetings and engage in curricular activities; work with department Chair/Program Coordinators to make timely curricular improvements/course changes; contribute to program assessment for continuous improvement; support student research via presentations, publications, etc…
  • Service Expectations: attend and engage in department, program, and college meetings; participate in department, program, and college activities; contribute to program evaluation for continuous improvement; serve on department, college, and university committees; advise and mentor students; engage in recruiting/retention activities for the department; participate in and lead course/program development and revisions
  • Scholarship/Research Expectations: pursue and establish a scholarly research agenda; publish work in peer-reviewed journals and other professional venues; present work in regional and national professional conferences; seek internal/external funding through grant applications with assistance from college and university support services; participate in professional organizations


Required Qualifications Include

  • A Ph.D., or a foreign equivalent, in Educational Psychology is required by July 1, 2022
  • History of or a potential for scholarship/creative activities in the field of Educational Psychology
  • Evidence of working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community
  • Knowledge of effective teaching practices, methods, and techniques
  • Knowledge of current trends and issues in Educational Psychology
  • Demonstrated commitment to facilitate successful student learning experiences and achievement
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collegial manner with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students
  • Experience with instructional technology
  • Ability to teach fully online or hybrid courses


Preferred Qualifications Include

  • Experience supporting/promoting diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice
  • Experience working with students from marginalized and/or traditionally underrepresented groups
  • History of or a potential for obtaining external funding
  • College teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level
  • Qualified to teach qualitative and/or quantitative graduate research courses
  • Grades 4-12 teaching experience


For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit  Search for Job ID 237441.


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, 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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