The Department of Educational Studies at the University of South Carolina (UofSC) is seeking applications for two (2) full-time (9-month) tenure track positions in Educational Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2017. The Educational Psychology and Research program at the University of South Carolina currently offers a M.Ed. and Ph.D. UofSC’s College of Education and the Educational Psychology and Research Program are committed to enhancing research productivity and fostering thriving doctoral programs. Toward that end, faculty in the Educational Psychology and Research Program have obtained grants from state and federal funding agencies such as the South Carolina Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Science Foundation, and Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
The successful candidate will join a team of faculty and will be expected to: (1) establish a rigorous and ongoing agenda for research in the field of educational psychology; (2) seek external funding to support one’s research agenda and graduate students; (3) teach educational psychology courses face-to-face and/or online at the undergraduate and/or graduate level in areas such as human development, motivation, cognition, learning and instruction, educational research methods, and educational technology; (4) provide advisement and research mentoring to graduate students pursuing a M.Ed. or a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Research; (5) participate in program recruitment, admissions, evaluations, and development; and (6) serve on departmental, college, and university committees.
The University of South Carolina has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University embraces family-friendly policies that provide a work environment and an academic culture supportive of faculty members and their families. The University is also responsive to the needs of dual career families.
Those interested will find required qualifications and application instructions here.