Assistant Professor of Psychology (two positions)

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The Department of Psychology at the University of West Georgia invites applications for two tenure track Assistant Professors, beginning August, 2019. Qualified applicants will have a doctorate in psychology or related discipline (which must include 18 hours of graduate psychology credits), demonstrated excellence in teaching, and an active research agenda. Successful candidates will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and engage in departmental and university service activities. Founded in 1968 through a shared vision of humanistic psychology, the department supports innovative directions in theory, research, teaching, and practice. We offer BS, MA, and PhD degrees; our doctoral program emphasizes “Consciousness and Society.” Our programs incorporate existential, phenomenological, transpersonal, contemplative, critical, sociocultural, feminist, and depth psychologies in dialogue with more traditional schools of psychology. We emphasize a human science approach to research methods, clinical and community praxis, ecopsychology, social justice, consciousness studies, parapsychology, human potentiality, and spirituality. Send curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and a statement of your vision for psychology (including your teaching and research interests) to [email protected]. Search committee chair is Dr. Alan Pope. Application deadline is December 31, 2018.

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia’s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.

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Posted: 11/7/2018
Application Due: 11/19/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Competitive