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Lecturer, Psychology

Augusta University

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Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Lecturer, Psychology

Job ID: 263915
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary

Job ID: 263915

Position #: 20010882

The Katherine Reese Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Augusta University seeks a Lecturer in Psychology.

The successful candidate will teach five courses in the fall and four courses in the spring. We invite applications for any domain of psychology. Individuals able to teach social or developmental psychology are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates should also show a commitment to effective pedagogy for undergraduate and graduate classes.

This non-tenure track appointment will begin August 2024.

The key measure of success is excellence in teaching, which can be demonstrated through such measures as innovation in teaching, student reviews, and peer reviews.


- Teach five courses in the fall and four courses in the spring

- Grading

- Maintaining regular office hours

- Class preparations

- Following university policies regarding teaching (e.g. reporting attendance and holding exams during assigned time).

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in Psychology and experience teaching in a college environment

Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:

- Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;

- Evidence of ability as a teacher;

- Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;

- Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,

- Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications

A doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in Psychology and experience teaching in a college environment


This position is academic year based and typically works August through May, depending on dates outlined in offer letter and yearly contract.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0.

Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Guidelines:

College/Department Information

The Department is composed of a collegial group of 10 full-time faculty members with expertise across a broad spectrum of psychology disciplines and currently operates undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

The Undergraduate program offers a BS, with a Pre-Medicine track option, and a minor. Psychology is one of the largest and fastest growing majors at Augusta University. Many of our graduates go on to graduate study in psychology, counseling, law or medical school and various other graduate programs. Other graduates find employment in various organizations and businesses.

The Master's degree program offers three concentrations: MPCAC accredited Clinical/Counseling, Applied Experimental, and General Experimental.

The Department recently moved to the Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences on Augusta University's Summerville campus where we have been provided space to develop laboratories for the study of clinical, cognitive, social, and developmental bases of behavior.

About Us

Augusta University is one of the four research universities in the University System of Georgia, and the state's only public academic medical center.

Augusta University is host to eleven colleges and schools that include several centers, institutes and departments with whom Psychological Sciences faculty collaborate. Among these are the Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Cancer Center, the College of Nursing, the College of Allied Health, the Department of Population Health Sciences, and the Institute of Public and Preventive Health.

Augusta is also becoming one of the nation's foremost centers of cyber security, with Augusta University's School of Computer and Cyber Sciences fulfilling a key role in educating students and conducting research. Several faculty in our department have dual appointments and/or have research collaborations with one or more of these entities and the number of collaborative opportunities within Augusta University is rapidly increasing.


Our Summerville Campus:

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide a course-by-course educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Interested candidates must complete an online application at and upload the following:

1. letter of application

2. curriculum vitae

3. statement of your teaching philosophy

4. graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for initial applicant screening), and

5. the names of three references as one combined pdf document online.

Any questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Professor Erin Briggs, in the Department of Psychological Sciences at

Applicant screenings will begin in early October and continue until the position is filled.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

To apply, visit

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