Assistant Professor of Psychological Science--CYAAR

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Academic Home Department:Psychological SciencePosting Job Title:Assistant Professor of Psychological Science--CYAARRecruitment Type:Tenure-Track Faculty Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank:Assistant ProfessorArea of Specialty-Discipline:Psychological ScienceAdministrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:Position Status:Regular FacultyTenure Track Status:Tenure TrackTerms of Employment:9-MonthContract Type:Full-timeDate Position Available:08/10/2020 Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

Kennesaw State University is accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Psychological Science to begin August 10, 2020.

The area of specialization is open, but high priority will be given to a scientist or scientist-practitioner specializing in addictions science who can collaborate with the Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery at Kennesaw State University. The successful applicant will have documented evidence of teaching excellence and will maintain a productive research program that can successfully compete for external funding. Strong scholarship, along with a commitment to excellence in teaching and engagement, is expected of all faculty members in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at KSU.
Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate classes in their area of specialization as well as classes that are part of the required core in the psychology major. The candidates may be required to teach other courses according to departmental needs, and all faculty are expected to integrate research methods and statistical literacy throughout the curriculum. The standard teaching load is nine credit hours per semester (approximately 3 courses). Faculty in the department teach in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

A doctoral degree in psychology or closely related area, or its foreign equivalent, is required. ABD candidates will be considered, but the degree must be conferred by the beginning of the contract period.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date:11/01/2019Questions About Position Opening:

Dr. Tim Martin, Search Committee Chair
[email protected]

Additional Information for ApplicantsApplication Instructions

A complete application requires a cover letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications for the position, including teaching philosophy and scholarship activity; evidence of teaching effectiveness; a current curriculum vita; contact information for three references; and unofficial graduate transcripts.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2019. It is our intent to hire individuals with intercultural competence and an ability to work with diverse students, colleagues, and community partners. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, especially those from members of historically underrepresented groups.
All application materials must be submitted through the online application system (; paper or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number:000801USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID:44364Departmental/College Overview:

The Department of Psychological Science is a dynamic and rapidly growing department housed in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Department has 38 full-time and several part-time faculty supporting a major and minor in psychology, including a fully online undergraduate program. The department has a commitment to providing a rigorous education that prepares almost 2,000 majors (Bachelor of Science) and 800+ minors for careers and graduate training. The department strives to be inclusive, collaborative, and family-friendly. Department resources include a 64-channel electroencephalograph, eye tracker, several testing rooms with and without computers, and software for online survey administration. With several openings within our department this year, dual-career couples who fit two or more departmental needs are encouraged to apply.
With more than 350 full-time faculty and 7000 degree seeking students, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences prepares the next generation of leaders in a wide array of fields to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century and become contributing citizens in a global society. The home of three Schools and eight Departments, the College offers more than 80 graduate and undergraduate programs of study in both traditional and interdisciplinary fields. CHSS provides students experiential learning opportunities to enable them to develop leadership, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills, as well as a strong sense of social responsibility through community and global engagement.

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of Psychological Science promote diversity and inclusiveness among our students, faculty, staff, and public. Thus, we seek candidates whose experience, research, teaching, and service have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion, and have given them the confidence to engage audiences in higher education from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
  5. Summary of Teaching Evaluations
Optional Documents
  1. Sample Publications - Scholarship 1
  2. Sample Publications - Scholarship 2




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Posted: 9/30/2019
Application Due: 11/3/2019
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