The School of Applied Health & Educational Psychology in the College of Education at Oklahoma State University is seeking an outstanding scholar at the associate/advanced assistant level in the area of Educational Psychology with research and teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: learning, instruction, cognition, human development, or motivation. We are also looking for candidates capable of taking a leadership role in the Educational Psychology program as Program Area Coordinator. Program Area Coordinator responsibilities include representing the program area at the School level and with the Graduate College, coordinating admissions and advising, course rotations, assistantship appointments, and other tasks related to managing the Educational Psychology program. Though not required, previous experience in K-12 education is valued as a basis for partnering with other faculty in teacher education scholarship and instruction.
As a land grant institution, the mission of Oklahoma State University is to improve the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality teaching, research, and outreach. The successful candidate will be able to articulate a research agenda that incorporates collaboration within these programs as well as across disciplines.
Rank. Associate/advanced assistant Professor, beginning August 2016 with January 2016 start negotiable for a full-time, tenure track position with a nine-month academic year appointment (pending budget approval).
Qualifications. Ph.D. in Educational Psychology; expertise in learning and instruction, cognition, motivation, and/or human development; evidence of scholarship and research productivity; evidence and/or potential for obtaining extramural funding; demonstration of collaboration skills for cross-disciplinary research, teaching, and service.
Responsibilities. Fulfill the mission of a land grant university by (1) collaborating with program area faculty, and university entities; (2) teaching educational psychology courses at the master’s and doctoral levels; (3) supervising graduate teaching assistants’ instruction of undergraduate courses; (4) securing funding and publishing research findings; (5) directing theses and dissertations; (6) serving on School, College, and University committees. Additional duties may be assigned by the School Head.
Salary. Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Process. Screening of applications begins September 30, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of interest, list at least three references (letters of recommendation will be requested later), statement of professional-career goals, vita, selected reprints/preprints, and transcripts of graduate work to: Chair, Educational Psychology Search Committee, c/o Ms. Marta Kochenower, School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology, 434 Willard Hall, Stillwater, OK 74078-3063. Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged. The email address for electronic submissions is firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about Oklahoma State University, you may wish to view OSU’s website at http://www.okstate.edu. For additional information about the position, contact Dr. Julie Koch, at Julie.email@example.com
Oklahoma State University is a multi-campus, public, land grant educational system that improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high- quality teaching, research, and outreach. The research, scholarship, and creative activities at OSU promote human and economic development through the expansion and application of knowledge. OSU strives to develop students, faculty, and staff members as active, engaged citizens and leaders who make a positive difference in families, communities, the state, nation and world. OSU has a specific plan for leadership development implemented in an integrated and unified system that encompasses admissions, instruction, assessment and campus life. OSU is a comprehensive land- grant institution of higher education with an enrollment of more than 26,000 students. OSU’s main campus in Stillwater (pop. 42,000) is approximately 65 miles from the Tulsa and Oklahoma City metropolitan areas. The School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology, with 40 faculty members, is one of three large Schools housed in the College of Education. SAHEP contains five areas: Educational Psychology, Counseling and Counseling Psychology; School Psychology, Health and Human Performance, and Leisure Studies. The School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology offers the Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with specializations in Educational Psychology, School Psychology (APA-accredited; NASP-approved), and Counseling Psychology (APA-accredited).
Oklahoma State University is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity. Successful applicants must comply with IRCA. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Oklahoma State University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. Oklahoma State University employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. Citizens. OSU participates in E-Verify to verify employment eligibility of all employees pursuant to the Oklahoma Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act.