Assistant Professor of Psychology


Position Title

Assistant Professor of Psychology


Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

Jacksonville University invites applications for the position of tenure track Assistant Professor of Psychology.  The area of concentration is open, with strong preference given to candidates who can teach and conduct research in multicultural psychology, ethnicity, racism, or other diversity-related topics.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. by time of appointment (August 2021).

Faculty positions at Jacksonville University require commitment to teaching, university service, and scholarship. The Psychology Department has approximately 140 majors, 70 minors, and 4 full-time faculty members, so faculty teach a wide range of courses.  The successful candidate will teach four courses per semester, which may include Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods, Quantitative Methods, or a course in the candidate’s general area of expertise (e.g., Social Psychology). Additionally, the candidate will develop courses on diversity-related topics. 

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

Review of applications will begin January 4th, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should email ( a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a brief research statement, a diversity statement, a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student feedback or peer evaluations). Please have three letters of recommendation forwarded directly.