Assistant Professor of Psychology
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Jacksonville University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Psychology, in the area of Social Psychology. The area of concentration is open, with strong preference given to candidates who can teach and conduct research in women and gender studies or other diversity-related topics. Candidates must have a Ph.D. by time of appointment (August 2022).
Faculty positions at Jacksonville University require commitment to teaching, university service, and scholarship. The Psychology Department has approximately 165 majors, 40 minors, and 5 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, Social Psychology, and a course in the candidate’s general area of expertise.
Essential Job Duties
Assistant Professor of Psychology, in the area of Social Psychology.
- Expected area of emphasis in Social Psychology
- Will teach four courses per semester, which may include Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods, Social Psychology, and a course in the candidate’s general area of expertise.
- Must participate in college and university service
- Develop research portfolio related to psychology and the selected concentration area
- Mainly indoors
- Some off-campus travel may be required
- Work is performed under minimum supervision and requires incumbent to exercise independence and discretion
- Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and scientific equipment
- Near vision sufficient to read written communications and computer display screens
- Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone
Prerequisites Required for Position
Minimum Education Requirement
- A PhD in psychology, with emphasis in social psychology, by time of appointment in August 2022.
Minimum Work Experience
- Academic teaching experience in psychology
- Strong preference given to candidates who can teach and conduct research in women and gender studies or other diversity-related topics.
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.
Qualified candidates should submit a JU faculty application, 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). Materials should be submitted to:
Chair, Psychology Search Committee
2800 University Blvd. N.
Jacksonville, FL, 32211
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin December 1 and will continue until the position is filled.
Jacksonville University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Jacksonville University’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we actively welcome applications from members of groups who are historically underrepresented in higher education.
Jacksonville University is a comprehensive, liberal arts college located in Jacksonville, FL a diverse metropolitan community with a thriving economic and cultural scene. Jacksonville International Airport provides easy access to US and international destinations. The College emphasizes innovative and quality teaching in small classes, and ranks in the annual rankings of “America’s Best Colleges,” released by U.S. News & World Report. Please visit our website at www.ju.edu.