Lecturer of Psychology

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Lecturer of Psychology—Search #67692
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences/Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences invites applications and nominations for the position of Lecturer. This position is located on the Armstrong campus, but may require teaching on the other campuses.

Georgia Southern University is the state's largest and most comprehensive center of higher education south of Atlanta. With 141 degree programs at the associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern is designated a Carnegie Doctoral/Research university and serves more than 27,000 students on three vibrant campuses—the Armstrong campus in Savannah, the Statesboro campus, and the Liberty campus in Hinesville. Georgia Southern offers an attractive campus environment that encourages learning, discovery, and personal growth. Nationally accredited academic programs prepare diverse scholars for leadership and service as working citizens.

Since 1906, the University's hallmark has been a culture of engagement that bridges theory with practice, extends the learning environment beyond the classroom, and promotes student growth and life success. Central to the University's mission is the faculty's dedication to excellence in teaching and the development of a fertile learning environment exemplified by a free exchange of ideas, high academic expectations, and individual responsibility for academic achievement. Faculty, staff, and students embrace core values expressed through integrity, civility, kindness, collaboration, and a commitment to lifelong learning, wellness, and social responsibility.

Within this setting, the Department of Psychology offers a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and an APA-accredited PsyD. This individual position will teach courses at the undergraduate level on the Armstrong campus, located in Savannah, Georgia. The Armstrong campus offers the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with an option to complete an ABAI verified course sequence in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

Position Description. Reporting to the Department Chair, the Lecturer requires teaching courses in psychology and applied behavior analysis, as well as departmental service responsibilities. The position is an academic (9/10 month), non-tenure track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
• Earned master's or doctoral degree in psychology by June 1, 2019.
• Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or ability to obtain certification within 2 years of appointment.
• Evidence of college/university teaching excellence
• Ability to teach courses in psychology and applied behavior analysis, as well as specialty courses that complement those of existing faculty on the Armstrong campus
• Effective communication skills
• Experience working with diverse populations
• Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution

Preferred Qualifications:
• Specializes in one or more of the following areas: Animal Behavior, Developmental, Organizational Behavior Management, or Research Methodology.

Screening of applications begins April 12, 2019, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2019. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:
Dr. Nancy McCarley, Search Chair, Search #67692
Georgia Southern University
Electronic mail: [email protected]
Telephone: 912-344-2762

More information about the institution is available through https://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/positions/faculty/ or https://cbss.georgiasouthern.edu/psychology/. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.

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Posted: 3/11/2019
Application Due: 9/27/2019
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