Part-Time Faculty of Psychology
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 second-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. Location
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 is a dynamic and rapidly growing department in the Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Department consists of more than 50 full-time and many 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 approximately 2,400 majors (Bachelor of Science) and 700 minors for careers and graduate training. The Department strives to be inclusive, collaborative, and family-friendly.
With more than 400 full-time faculty and 8000 degree-seeking students, the Radow 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. RCHSS 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 Radow 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. Job Summary
The Department of Psychological Science at Kennesaw State University is accepting applications for open rank part-time faculty to teach undergraduate courses in psychology. These courses are most often at an introductory level. Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience. Part-time faculty are hired from the department's pool of applicants on a semester-by-semester basis. Assignments to faculty in the pool are based on departmental needs and are for one or two courses per semester. Applicants may be asked to teach in various modalities (face-to-face, hybrid, and online) and courses may be assigned at the Kennesaw or Marietta campus. Qualified out-of-state candidates are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities
teaching primarily lower division courses and courses in specialty area in psychology at the undergraduate level working with diverse communities Required Qualifications
A Master's, PhD or other terminal degree, or its foreign equivalent, in psychology is required. Candidates with a minimum of 18 graduate level credit hours in psychology along with relevant professional experience will also be considered. Preferred Qualifications
Record of successful past teaching of undergraduate courses in psychology Experience teaching online or hybrid courses Required Documents to Attach
Apply Before Date
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)
- Summary of teaching evaluations Names and addresses of three references
- Summary of Teaching Evaluations, list of references, and optional sample syllabi should be combined in to one file and uploaded under "Additional Documents"
To be considered for this position, please be mindful of these dates: To be considered for a Spring 2022 teaching position, please apply before November 1, 2021. To be considered for a Fall 2022 teaching position, please apply before June 1, 2022. Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Jennifer Willard, [email protected]
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. 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 Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.
All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials. https://www.usg.edu/hr/assets/hr/hrap_manual/HRAP_Background_Investigation_Employment.pdf
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