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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY

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Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring. A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment. Required Documents to Submit with Online Application • Unofficial Transcripts • Cover Letter/Letter of Application • Curriculum Vitae • Statement of Teaching Philosophy • Other Document 1 - Statement of Research Interests • Other Document 2 - Example of Scholarly Writing • Other Document 3 - Sample Syllabus Other Required Documents: • Please e-mail three confidential letters of recommendation that are sent directly from references, university placement services or other professional services (e.g., Interfolio) to Dr. Mark Schmidt, Department Chair, Department of Psychology; Email: schmidt_mark@columbusstate.edu; Phone: 706-565-1241.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY
Tenure Status Tenure Track
If temporary, start date and end date of appointment
Job Number FSC00143
Department Psychology
College College of Letters and Sciences
Open Date 09/12/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Start Date 08/01/2017
Full Part Time Full Time
Regular or Temporary Regular
Position End Date (if temporary)
Job Summary

The Department of Psychology at Columbus State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a specialization in an area of applied psychology. Potential specializations include clinical psychology, counseling psychology, forensic psychology, health psychology, or I/O psychology. This position will begin August 2017.

Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching responsibilities include upper-level courses in the applicant’s area of specialization, research design and methods w/ lab, and general psychology. Summer teaching opportunities are possible. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research program mentoring undergraduate students and leading to publications in peer-reviewed journals and assisting with academic advising and contributing to the service needs of the department, college, and university. Laboratory space is available including individual and group testing rooms, survey administration, psychophysiological recording, and a collection of psychometric instruments. The successful candidate will join a team of colleagues with specializations in behavior analysis, biological, developmental, cognitive, and social psychology. The psychology faculty welcome and encourage cross-discipline research collaborations and are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment for our faculty and students.

Columbus State University provides a creative, deeply personal and relevant college experience. Serving the Southeast while attracting students from around the world, Columbus State thrives on community partnerships to deliver excellence for students who want to achieve personal and professional success in an increasingly global environment. Just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, Columbus State University is a proud member of the University System of Georgia, enrolling more than 8,400 students in a wide variety of degree programs, from online degrees to a doctorate in education. Among public regional universities in the South, Columbus State University recently ranked No. 46 in the “Best Colleges” rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

CSU has a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, Coca-Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, and its own residence – the Spencer House – in Oxford, England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus, Georgia: the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus and a beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000 residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the University visit our website at www.ColumbusState.edu.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Psychology with a specialization in an area of applied psychology from a regionally accredited institution; excellent written and oral communication skills; and a demonstrated potential for effective teaching of university level courses with high academic standards. Experience teaching psychology at the baccalaureate level is desired.

Preferred Qualifications
Salary Range
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.

A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Required Documents to Submit with Online Application

• Unofficial Transcripts
• Cover Letter/Letter of Application
• Curriculum Vitae
• Statement of Teaching Philosophy
• Other Document 1 – Statement of Research Interests
• Other Document 2 – Example of Scholarly Writing
• Other Document 3 – Sample Syllabus

Other Required Documents:
• Please e-mail three confidential letters of recommendation that are sent directly from references, university placement services or other professional services (e.g., Interfolio) to Dr. Mark Schmidt, Department Chair, Department of Psychology; Email: schmidt_mark@columbusstate.edu; Phone: 706-565-1241.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Mark Schmidt, Department Chair, Department of Psychology, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue; Email: schmidt_mark@columbusstate.edu; Phone: 706-565-1241.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Other Document 1
  6. Other Document 2
  7. Other Document 3
Optional Documents