The Department of Psychological Science at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in educational psychology, or a related area, at the assistant, associate, or full professor level beginning August 2015. The successful candidate must be committed to both teaching and scholarship, and able to develop an active research program that involves undergraduate students. The teaching load is typically three courses (two preparations) per semester. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field and evidence of excellence in teaching. Applications from candidates with an interest in quantitative psychology, an interest in STEM education, or a willingness to teach distance courses would be especially welcome.
Missouri S&T is one of four institutions in the University of Missouri system. The campus is located in the beautiful Ozarks region of Missouri approximately 100 miles southwest of St. Louis and approximately 100 miles northeast of Springfield on Interstate 44. Rolla, a community of 19,000, enjoys a superb educational system, competitive cost-of-living and abundant recreational opportunities. Research opportunities may be available at Ft. Leonard Wood, MoDOT (Missouri Dept of Transportation), and the regional medical center.
Interested candidates should electronically submit an application consisting of a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a two-page statement of research and teaching interests and goals, and complete contact information for five references to the Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Human Resource Office at jobs.mst.edu. Three of the five references should send their letters directly to Dr. Nancy Stone, Professor and Chair, Psychological Science, firstname.lastname@example.org. All submitted application materials must reference position number #00030997 in order to be processed. Acceptable electronic formats that can be used for email attachments include PDF and Word; hardcopy application materials will not be accepted. For full consideration please apply by 4:00 pm on December 1, 2014.
The final candidate is required to provide official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) must be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials. Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.
Missouri S& T is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. Females, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Missouri S&T is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples. Missouri S&T participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS at: 1-888-464-4218.