The Department of Psychology at Florida Gulf Coast University seeks candidates
in Clinical, Counseling, or Community Psychology for an Assistant Professor
position starting in Fall 2022. As an Assistant Professor of Psychology, the
successful candidate will have expertise in clinical/applied psychology with
interests in the broad area of health and wellness. The candidate is expected
to contribute to a growing area that examines the impact of the environment
and/or additional factors on psychological wellness.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach existing courses in
clinical psychology, research methods and survey of analytical techniques. The
successful candidate may also be asked to develop new courses in their area of
expertise. The successful candidate will work to establish a productive
research lab incorporating undergraduates in the research process.
As Assistant Professor of Psychology, you will teach at both undergraduate and
graduate levels, as applicable; be involved in course and/or curriculum
development; conduct research/scholarship; participate on College and
University committees and/or initiatives; and perform other duties as
Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to
quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to: be
excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; be committed to
innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; be
committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce
peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and
Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus
sites within our region.
Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and maintaining an
inclusive working and learning environment in which students, faculty,
administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all
other aspects of the campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and
At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that practices
any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate expressions, or
disrespect. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among,
appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of
people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs,
abilities, ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic
status, cultural traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU
strives to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just
because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our University
stronger. The University community recognizes the importance of a diverse and
inclusive institution and holds these ideals as paramount for the current and
future success of the institution.
We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion.
We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position
as we believe that our University will grow and move forward through a
commitment of equality for all.
Typical duties may include but are not limited to:
Plans and teaches courses in assigned course.
Prepares syllabi, instruction materials, coordinates lectures, tests, and
Maintains highest possible standards of classroom instruction.
Keeps abreast of new information and developments in field of instruction.
Actively serves on university committees.
Actively participates in institutional meetings.
Maintains professional skills through regular professional development,
and other activities appropriate to higher education faculty.
Assists with the development of curriculum.
Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Additional Job Description
Ph.D. in Clinical, Counseling, or Community Psychology, PsyD, or related
area from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation.
Must meet the University and College criteria for the appointment to the
level of Assistant Professor.
ABD will be considered if degree is conferred by August 7, 2022. If
successful candidate is ABD, appointment will be made at a Lecturer level
on a fixed contract.
Interdisciplinary teaching and research perspective with well-defined
research goals. Willingness to engage in service opportunities
commensurate with career maturity.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Experience with and commitment to the use of instructional technology, a
willingness to cultivate an interdisciplinary perspective; and a
demonstrated commitment to professional development.
Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning &
university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the
University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in
improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship and service to
the school and university.
Ability to contribute effectively and collegially to a positive, dynamic,
and inclusive learning environment for a diverse student population.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Appointment will be made on a 9-month multi-year appointment basis available
Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention
under Florida's Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your
project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted
materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property
of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of
the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become
the property of FGCU.
Under Florida's Public Records law, applications will be available for public
review upon request.
Required Application Materials:
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Five (5) Professional References
The position is listed as “open until filled”, however applications
received by February 21, 2022 will receive priority consideration.
Salary: $56,000- Negotiable