Lecturer of Psychological Science (Fall 2017)

Location
Oconee, GA
Posted
Jun 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Lecturer of Psychological Science (Fall 2017)


Position Number: 53069275

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Oconee

General Summary: The Department of Psychological Science at The University of North Georgia invites applications for a Lecturer of Psychological Science position at the Oconee campus with the possibility of future teaching assignments on the Gainesville campus. Appointments are set to begin August, 2017 (pending funding). Specialty area is open, but preference will be given to candidates with specialization in Experimental Psychology. A commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential. Successful applicants will be able to teach courses in Introduction to Psychology, Human Growth & Development, and Introduction to Psychological Science.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus. The Oconee campus is a non-residential campus of approximately 2400 students located in Watkinsville, GA and in close proximity to both the Athens & Atlanta metro areas.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Teach 15 hours per semester (undergraduate), including a combination of Introductory Psychology, Human Growth & Development, and Introduction to Psychological Science.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Successful applicants will be able to teach lower level courses. The standard teaching load is five courses per semester.


Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • A Master's degree in Psychology or a related field is required
  • Prior College-level teaching experience is preferred
  • Additional preference will be given to applicants holding a doctorate in Psychology by time of appointment (August, 2017)
  • Candidates with ABD status will be considered


Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2017

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.

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