R0002036 Assistant Professor, Developmental Psychology

Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, Florida

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Job Summary

The Department of Psychology at Florida Gulf Coast University seek candidates in Developmental, Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology with research interests in the broad area of child development for an Assistant Professor position starting in Fall 2022. The successful candidate will complement the existing faculty and offer both lower and upper-level courses in their specific area. Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience teaching Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology. Excellence in oral and written communication is required. Undergraduate courses may include Research Methods in Psychology, Survey of Analytical Techniques, Infant and Child Development, and Adolescent Development.

You will be involved in course and/or curriculum development? conduct research/scholarship? participate on College and University committees and/or initiatives? and perform other duties as assigned.

Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to: be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs? be committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning? be committed to effective use of technology including distance learning? produce peer reviewed scholarship? and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.

The Department of Psychology recognizes the important role that psychology as a profession plays in facilitating positive social change and challenging forms of inequity. Through the sustained efforts to celebrate individual and group differences by way of our teaching, research, practice, and service, we aim to understand the societal, social, and political conditions that lead to all forms of inequity, including those related to gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, age, disability, religious affiliation, and socioeconomic status. By our commitment to support diversity, equity, and inclusion, we strive to cultivate a climate of intellectual curiosity and open exchanges of ideas that are key components to the empowerment of education and academic freedom.

Job Description

Typical duties may include but are not limited to:

Plans and teaches courses in assigned course.

Prepares syllabi, instruction materials, coordinates lectures, tests, and evaluates.

Maintains highest possible standards of classroom instruction.

Keeps abreast of new information and developments in field of instruction.

Actively serves on university committees.

Actively participates in institutional meetings.

Maintains professional skills through regular professional development, and other activities appropriate to higher education faculty.

Assists with the development of curriculum.

Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Psychology from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation.

Must meet the University and College criteria for the appointment to the level of Assistant Professor.

ABD will be considered if degree is conferred by August 7, 2022. If successful candidate is ABD, appointment will be made at a Lecturer level on a fixed contract.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Developmental, Clinical, Counseling or School Psychology, or related area.

Exemplary teaching and research perspective with well-defined research goals. Willingness to engage in service opportunities commensurate with career maturity.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Experience with and commitment to the use of instructional technology, a willingness to cultivate an interdisciplinary perspective; and a demonstrated commitment to professional development.

Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning & university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship and service to the school and university.

Ability to contribute effectively and collegially to a positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for a diverse student population.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Appointment will be made on a 9-month continuing multi-year appointment basis available August 2022.

Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida’s Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore, all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

Under Florida’s Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.

Required Application Materials:

Unofficial Transcripts

Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae

Research Statement

Five (5) Professional References

The position is listed as “open until filled”, however applications received by October 20, 2021 will receive priority consideration.

Salary: $56,000- Negotiable

To apply please visit: https://www.fgcu.edu/hr/jobs-at-fgcu

FGCU is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

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