Lecturer of Psychology

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Lecturer of Psychology

Job ID: 222732
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
The Department of Psychological Science, housed in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has 43 full-time and several part-time faculty supporting a major and minor in psychology, including a fully online undergraduate program. The department is committed to providing a rigorous education that prepares 2000+ majors (Bachelor of Science) and 100+ minors for careers and graduate training.

With more than 400 full-time faculty and 8000 degree-seeking students, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the largest college at the university, 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, 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. Candidates are therefore encouraged to address in their application how they can contribute to the diversity of the community. For a detailed description of the University, Colleges, and Department, please visit our web site at http://www.kennesaw.edu

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for two nine-month, non-tenure track Lecturer of Psychology positions in the Department of Psychological Science to begin August 2021.

The lecturers will primarily support the department by instructing a multimodal mix of face-to-face, hybrid, and online undergraduate courses in psychology at our two instructional sites (Kennesaw and Marietta). One position will focus on the area of general psychology and the other position will focus on the area of biological bases to include courses such as physiological psychology and sensation and perception. Additional courses taught will be based on program demand. The current teaching load is 27 credit hours per academic year. Courses are offered during day and evening hours. In addition to teaching, lecturers are expected to hold office hours, attend department meetings, and engage in service to the department.

Required Qualifications
A Master's in psychology or a closely related field, or its foreign equivalent, is required as well as a record of effective university teaching.

Preferred Qualifications
A doctoral degree in psychology, or its foreign equivalent, is preferred. Evidence of online teaching and/or completion of an online instruction certification program such as Quality Matters (or equivalent) is valued.

Required Documents to Attach

  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter addressing the candidate's qualifications for the position, including teaching philosophy
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts are due upon hire)
  4. Summary of teaching evaluations
  5. Names and addresses of three references

Apply Before Date
To guarantee full consideration, applications must be received by January 29th, 2021.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Dorothy Marsil, Search Committee Chair, [email protected], 470-578-3259.

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=222732&PostingSeq=1

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Job No:
Posted: 2/11/2021
Application Due: 2/11/2033
Work Type: Full Time