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Assistant Professor of Psychology

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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: Psychology
Posting Job Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology
Recruitment Type: Tenure-Track Faculty

Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty-Discipline: Psychology
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:
Position Status: Regular Faculty
Tenure Track Status: Tenure Track
Terms of Employment: 9-Month
Contract Type: Full-time
Date Position Available: 08/06/2018

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Psychology to begin August 2018. The area of specialization is open, but the successful candidate will have a productive research program involving undergraduates and with potential for peer-reviewed publications, documented evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, and a commitment to mentoring and advising students. The most desirable candidate will be able to teach undergraduate courses in the candidate’s area of specialization and periodically cover courses that are part of the required core in the psychology major. The candidate may be required to teach other courses according to department needs.

The teaching load is nine credit hours per semester (approximately 3 courses). An active research agenda involving undergraduates and service are expected.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

A doctoral degree in psychology or closely related area, or its foreign equivalent, is required. (ABD will be considered, but the candidate must have the degree by the beginning of the contract period.) Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 09/15/2017
Questions About Position Opening:

Dr. Tim Martin, Search Committee Chair
tmarti61@kennesaw.edu
470-578-6225

Additional Information for Applicants
Application Instructions

Candidates must provide contact information of three references who will be contacted to submit electronic letters of recommendation.

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000542
USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 36132
Departmental/College Overview:

Kennesaw State University is a growing and progressive university in Georgia’s public system of higher education, recently becoming one of the 50 largest universities in the United States and receiving an R3 designation from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Learning. With two campuses in suburban Atlanta, KSU currently enrolls more than 35,000 traditional and nontraditional baccalaureate and graduate students. The thriving Atlanta metropolitan area has a spectacular array of museums, theaters, libraries, colleges and universities, and other resources. The culture is diverse and cosmopolitan, with a thriving entrepreneurial spirit and rich history.

The Department of Psychology has 34 full-time and several part-time faculty supporting a major and minor in psychology. The department has a focus on the scholarship of teaching and learning, and a commitment to providing a rigorous education that prepares 1600+ majors (Bachelor of Science) and minors for careers and graduate training. Department resources include a 40-channel electroencephalograph, eye tracker, testing rooms with and without computers, and software for online survey administration.

Kennesaw State University has a strong commitment to hiring a diverse faculty and encourages applications from minority and underrepresented groups. The Department wishes to reinforce this commitment and to provide an inclusive learning environment to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. Candidates are therefore encouraged to address in their application how they can contribute to the diversity of the community.

For a detailed description of the University, Colleges, and Department, please visit our web site at http://www.kennesaw.edu

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, 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.

EEO Statement:

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.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  6. Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
  7. Summary of Teaching Evaluations
  8. Sample Publications - Scholarship 1
  9. Sample Publications - Scholarship 2
Optional Documents