A probationary tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor is available in the Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences. The department seeks a candidate with expertise in Educational and/or Developmental Psychology who is committed to teaching excellence and to maintaining an active program involving undergraduates. This appointment carries an initial two-year probationary appointment beginning with the 2023/2024 academic year, August 21, 2023.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The department seeks a candidate with a doctorate or who is ABD in Educational and/or Developmental Psychology from a regionally accredited higher education institution. ABD applicants must provide evidence that the doctoral degree will be completed by the first performance review (March 2024). Candidates must provide evidence of effective undergraduate teaching and have experience or the ability to teach Educational Psychology in addition to at least two of the following courses: Psychology of Adolescence, Research Methods, and Lifespan Developmental Psychology. Candidates must also have the ability to integrate equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) into classroom pedagogy and/or content to enhance our curriculum in addition to a commitment to serving as a mentor for historically underrepresented students.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The department considers as assets the ability to bring diverse perspectives to the department and to campus as well as evidence of experience involving undergraduates in research.
DUTIES: Teach courses as assigned in the Psychology Department. Must be able to teach Educational Psychology in addition to at least two of the following: Psychology of Adolescence, Research Methods, and Lifespan Developmental Psychology. Other opportunities will be available to develop courses in the applicant’s area of specialty. Participate in research and scholarly activities; provide academic advising to students as assigned; engage in service to the university, the community, and/or the field; and contribute to department/program, college, and university committees.