Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology

Job description

Purpose of Job

Alcorn State University has an immediate opening for tenure track position in School of Education and Psychology. The individual will teach undergraduate and graduate courses (12 hours per semester), conduct scholarly research and participate in departmental and university services.

Scope of Responsibilities

Applicant should have a special interest in accreditation and in developing and teaching courses in Psychology.

Essential Job Functions

•Actively participate in professional development.

•Teach a twelve (12) hour course load per semester and maintain office hours for addressing students needs. •Work with the department chairperson to upgrade courses and curricula, as needed, to ensure that students graduating from the programs are locally, state, and nationally competitive.

•Create and maintain a working environment conducive to excellence in teaching and learning.

•Demonstrate commitment to diversity.

•Provide essential leadership to develop and enhance instructional program.

•Participate in advising students and maintaining accurate files.

•Maintain databases and complete all reports required by the School of Education and Psychology and University in a timely manner.

•Respond appropriately to requests from the administration, the faculty, staff and students.


Doctorate degree in Psychology; experience advising students at the university level; experience and a vast knowledge of APA standards, ABD, degree conferred by December 2020.

High consideration will be given to candidates who show a willingness to participate in the accreditation processes at the school and university levels.

Licensing and Certifications N/A

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

•Demonstrated ability to work well with colleagues to foster a collegial environment conducive to team work and students’ high level of learning.

•Growth-oriented leader, visionary individual who is knowledgeable about the trends in higher education.

•Demonstrated grantsmanship ability.

•Demonstrates excellent communication and collaboration skills.

•Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with stakeholders to obtain results.

•Demonstrates record of integrity, loyalty, and timely response, expected.





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Job No:
Posted: 8/16/2020
Application Due: 10/15/2020
Work Type:
Salary: Commensurate with experience.