Assistant Professor of Psychology
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu
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 Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has 46 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 2400+ majors (Bachelor of Science) and 600+ minors for careers and graduate training.
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. 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 nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology positions in the Department of Psychological Science, in experimental psychology, specializing in cognition and/or perception. These faculty positions include expectations for teaching, research, and service. The standard teaching load is nine credit hours per semester (typically three classes). Responsibilities
Teach undergraduate classes in the candidate's area of specialization Teach courses in research methods and statistics, or other core courses in the curriculum, according to departmental needs Develop and maintain a productive research program that has potential for external funding/support Supervise and mentor undergraduate students in collaborative and/or independent research experiences Engage in service to the department, college, university, and/or profession Required Qualifications
A doctoral degree in psychology, or its foreign equivalent, or closely related area is required. ABD candidates will be considered, but the degree must be conferred by the beginning of the contract period. Preferred Qualifications
Record of teaching effectiveness in undergraduate psychology classes Experience teaching in a variety of course modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid and fully online Possession of Quality Matters or alternative online teaching certification Experience supervising undergraduate students in research experiences Required Documents to Attach
Apply Before Date
- Cover Letter addressing the candidate's qualifications for the position, including teaching philosophy
- Unofficial Transcripts (official transcripts are due upon hire)
- Summary of teaching evaluations Sample publications/evidence of scholarship
- Names and addresses of three professional references
For full consideration, applications must be received by January 31, 2022. Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Chris Randall, Search Committee Chair, [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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