Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical or Counseling Psychology (FT056) Tenure Track

Employer
Claflin University
Location
Orangeburg, SC

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Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Overview

CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY, founded in 1869, is becoming recognized as one of the leading institutions of higher education in the southeast. With rigorous student-focused academic programs and a faculty comprised of world-class scholars, these attributes have contributed to the U.S. News and World Report ranking Claflin ninth in its 2021 list of the nation’s top historically black colleges/universities (HBCUs). Claflin is the only HBCU in South Carolina in this “Top Ten” ranking. Claflin has earned a place among the Top 10 HBCUs in the publication’s prestigious ranking for 10 consecutive years. U.S. News and World Report also ranked Claflin University ninth overall among the schools in the Best Regional Colleges in the South rankings.

Responsibilities

Claflin University invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track position as Assistant or Associate Professor of Psychology. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching foundational psychology courses, research methods and statistics, and advanced program courses within the psychology curriculum. There are opportunities to teach online as well. A commitment to teaching excellence and student advising is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to maintain an ongoing program of research and publication, the potential to secure external grant funding to support that research, and the willingness to contribute substantially to the department’s teaching mission at the undergraduate and anticipated graduate level. Additionally, as one of the fastest-growing and most rapidly evolving majors on campus, the Psychology program is seeking candidates who can bring unique skills to foster the growth. Candidates with expertise in and experience with interdisciplinary work, certificate programs, innovative research-related technology, and/or community outreach are especially invited to apply.

 

Qualifications

A PhD is preferred (ABD considered). A successful candidate must possess experience in college level teaching. All specializations will be considered.  Candidates with additional credentials are especially invited to apply.

 

SALARY:  Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applicants should complete a Claflin University Faculty Application located on our website: (https://careers-claflin.icims.com/jobs), to include uploading your current curriculum vita. Send a letter of application, copies of transcripts of all graduate work, three current letters of recommendation and the addresses, telephone numbers and emails of at least three references.  Send all the above materials via email to:

 

Dr. Isaiah McGee, Dean

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Claflin University

400 Magnolia Street

Orangeburg, SC 29115

Email: [email protected]                                                                

Office telephone: (803) 535-5234

Organization

Claflin University is a nationally ranked comprehensive institution of higher education affiliated with The United Methodist Church. A historically black university founded in 1869, Claflin is committed to providing students with access to exemplary educational opportunities in its undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs. Claflin seeks to foster a rich community comprised of students, faculty, staff, and administrators who work to nurture and develop the skills and character needed for engaged citizenship and visionary and effective leadership.

In its undergraduate programs, Claflin provides students with the essential foundation of a liberal arts education. Emphasizing critical and analytic thinking, independent research, oral and written communication skills, the University invites students to use disciplined study to explore and confront the substantive challenges facing the global society. Claflin’s graduate programs provide opportunities for advanced students to increase their specialization in particular fields of study oriented toward professional enhancement and academic growth. Its continuing education programs provide students with expanded avenues for professional development and personal fulfillment.

Clafin Guiding Principles

At the center of everything we do is a system of values informing and guiding all policies and programs. These values, expressed through our decisions and actions, are defined by five overarching guiding principles:

Commitment to Excellence

Through doing things better and differently.

Commitment to Valuing People

By providing a safe, wholesome and healthy environment for our people to live, learn and work. 

Commitment to Being Customer Focused

Ensuring that everyone knows who the customer is, and takes steps to show it.

Commitment to Exemplary Educational Programs

By educating our students in a way to help them have a full, quality life and function as productive citizens.

Commitment to Financial Accountability

By putting in place sound and effective fiscal policies which are consistent with the mission and goals of the university.


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