Assistant Professor of Psychological Science (Fall 2018)

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Assistant Professor of Psychological Science (Fall 2018)

Position Number: 53063438

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

General Summary: The Department of Psychological Science at The University of North Georgia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Psychological Science at the Dahlonega campus. Appointments are set to begin August, 2018.

Specialty area is open, but preference will be given to candidates with specialization in Clinical, Counseling, or Clinical Health Psychology. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and establishing a research program incorporating undergraduates is essential. Successful applicants will be expected to teach some or all of the following courses: Personality and Individual Differences, Abnormal Psychology/Abnormal Psychology Lab, Clinical and Counseling Theories, Health Psychology, and Tests and Measurement.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 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.

  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Faculty typically teach 12 hours per semester (undergraduate), including a combination of service courses, upper level offerings (including lab-based courses), and courses in their specialty area.
  • Faculty in the department of Psychological Science are expected to engage in professional development and scholarly pursuits and the involvement of Undergraduate students in these endeavors.
  • Faculty at UNG are expected to contribute to the department, University, and their profession through appropriate service obligations, including the advising of students.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of the licensure process so as to best advise students who wish to pursue licensure.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements: Preference will be given to applicants that have a doctorate from an APA-accredited Psychology Program by time of appointment (August, 2018) and be licensed or license-eligible in the state of Georgia. Applicants from non-accredited universities will also be considered. ABD will be considered, but preference will be given to candidates with degree in hand.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and the establishment of a research program incorporating undergraduates is necessary.
  • Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies are highly desirable.
  • A strong commitment to mentoring and collaborating with undergraduate students, particularly those interested in clinical/counseling psychology.

Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2018

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Sample of Scholarly Publications, Teaching Philosophy

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

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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Posted: 1/28/2018
Application Due: 3/29/2018
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