Associate/Full Professor of Educational Psychology-Moral Psychology & Character Education
Requisition Number: 0811196
Position Summary: Responsibilities: * Teach courses in educational psychology/learning sciences * Participate in program initiatives, faculty decisions, and advising * Provide consultation to students and faculty * Establish or maintain an independent research program leading to publication * Serve on dissertation committees * Seek significant external funding
Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The University of Alabama College of Education Department of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling Program in Educational Psychology Position: Associate/Full Professor in Educational Psychology (Tenure Track) The Educational Psychology Program at the University of Alabama invites applications for an open rank professor position in Moral Psychology and Character Education. We seek a scientist who can contribute to the focus on personality and social development offered by our program. The area of training is less important than a demonstrated research focus in either moral psychology, or character development as they are relevant to education broadly defined. Applicants interested in serving as director of our Center for The Study of Ethical Development are especially encouraged to apply. The program also offers Ph.D. concentrations in educational neuroscience. For more information about the department and program, see: (http://education.ua.edu/academics/esprmc/). Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in a relevant field (e.g., educational psychology, psychology, sociology) Evidence of research productivity Evidence of external funding or potential for external funding (depending on rank). Interest in educational applications broadly defined Ability to work with students and faculty in a variety of disciplines Strong writing and communication skills Commitment to working with diverse populations Preferred Qualifications: * Demonstrated general knowledge and experience in teaching Educational Psychology * Evidence of participation and visibility in national professional organizations * Interest in serving as the director of the Center for the Study of Ethical Development. Responsibilities: * Teach courses in educational psychology/learning sciences * Participate in program initiatives, faculty decisions, and advising * Provide consultation to students and faculty * Establish or maintain an independent research program leading to publication * Serve on dissertation committees * Seek significant external funding Further information about the program and college is accessible at www.education.ua.edu. and through contacting Dr. Steve Thoma at [email protected], search committee chair. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience Starting Date: August 16, 2018 Benefits: * Health and Life Insurance * TIAA-CREF Available * Teachers' Retirement System of Alabama * Summer employment available on an as needed basis * International Teaching Opportunities Possible Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu . A letter of application, unofficial transcript of all graduate level coursework, curriculum vita, samples of professional writing, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references are required to complete the online application process Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit "official" transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework.
Special Instructions: Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) to five (5) references should be included with your vita or cover letter. Attach as two (2) separate "Other Documents": 1. Document Number 1 - Up to three samples of professional writings as "Other Document" 2. Document Number 2 - Unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework as "Other Document" (Document number 1 and 2 must be attached separately as "Other Document" for application process to be complete.)
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