Assistant/ Associate Professor of Psychology

Central State University

United States

August 20, 2022


Posting Details Posting Number 0801261

Classification Title Assistant/ Associate Professor of Psychology Working Title Department Social and Behavioral Science Department Contact Email Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences welcomes applications for a full-time, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor of Cognitive Psychology. Appointments are set to begin no later than August 2022.

A Ph.D in Psycholofy is required; ABDs with planned completion dates prior to Fall 2022 may also be considered. The specific area of research within psychology (topic, population, age range) is open, but successful applicants will demonstrate evidence of research productivity and possess strong skills in statistic, SPSS, and research methods. Candidates with specialized post- doctoral training in cognitive psychology are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must also demonstrate a clear commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level.


  • Faculty typically teach 12 hours per semester (undergraduate), including a combination of service courses, upper-level offerings (including lab- based courses), and courses in their specialty area.
  • Faculty are expected to engage in professional development and scholarly pursuits and involve undergraduate students in these endeavors.
  • Faculty are expected to contribute to the department, University and profession through appropriate service obligations, including the advising of students and committee service.
  • Teach undergraduate social and behavioral science courses as assigned.
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory work, assignments, papers.
  • Collect and analyze data for program and university assessment.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues, to include internship placements.
  • Develop and use multimedia course materials and other current technology, such as online courses.
  • Perform administrative duties as needed.
  • Collaborative with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
  • Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.

  • Assist department chair with continual program development.
  • Participate in unit meetings and other university-wide activities/committees.
  • Other duties as outlined in the Faculty Handbook.
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctorate preferred; ABD will be considered.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication skills.
  • Passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Adapts to adversity and demonstrates leadership skills that promote cohesion.
  • Willingness to seek external funding/grants
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous work experience with culturally diverse population.
  • Posting Date 02/02/2022 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Position Category Faculty - Tenure Track Appointment Budgeted Annual Salary $60000

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    Required Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Optional Documents