Assistant Professor of Psychology

Antonino, Ellis County / Hays, Ellis County
May 14, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Fort Hays State University’s Department of Psychology invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2014. Candidates should hold a Ph.D./Ed.D. in Psychology with emphasis in School Psychology (NCSP certification by start date) or closely related area. ABDs and Ed.S. considered. The successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to quality teaching and advising. Applicants will teach 12 credit hours per semester in the traditional classroom and/or on-line venues. The ideal applicant will be able to provide instruction at the undergraduate and graduate level and experience with assessment and appraisal is strongly preferred. The ideal candidates will also maintain an active research agenda that involves students. Research and scholarly activities resulting in presentations and publications are expected. The successful candidate will also provide service to the department, university, local community, and discipline at large. The Department of Psychology has 9 full-time faculty members and approximately 300 undergraduate majors and 40 graduate students. The department offers a BA and BS in psychology; three masters’ degrees with specialization in clinical, experimental, and school psychology; and a School Psychology Education Specialist Degree. The department has a tradition of involving undergraduate students in research and the School Psychology program enjoys a close working relationship with local school districts. For more information, please see our website at: Fort Hays State University is a culturally diverse campus located on the southwestern part of Hays, Kansas. The Hays area has a population of over 20,000 and is located along I-70, providing for easy access from the Denver and Kansas City metro areas. To ensure consideration, applications should be received by the priority deadline of June 18th, but review will continue until the positions are filled. Candidates should submit materials addressed to Mrs. Lorna Hill. Email submissions to with Position Application in reference line are preferred. Email submissions should contain one PDF document saved as the applicant’s last name. Submissions can also be mailed to: Attn: Dr. Jenn Bonds-Raacke, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601. Submissions should contain: cover letter explaining interest and fit with position, current vita/resume, name/contact information for at least 3 references, statement of teaching and research interests (if desired), and reprints (if desired). Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Bonds-Raacke at Fort Hays State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Background Check: Successful finalists will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.