Assistant Professor of Psychology


Position Title

Assistant Professor of Psychology


Department of Psychology


Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

The Department of Psychology, with the College of Arts and Sciences at Jacksonville University invites applications for the position of tenure track, Assistant Professor of Psychology with specialization in Cognitive Psychology. Candidates must have a Ph.D. by time of appointment (August 2019).

The Psychology Department has approximately 100 majors, minors, and programs, and 4 full-time faculty members. We will give preference to candidates who also have interests in teaching Physiological Psychology, Research Methods, and Quantitative Methods (statistics).  Experience in advising and in engaging students outside of the classroom (e.g., study abroad, service learning, and participation in research) is also highly desirable. The successful candidate will teach four courses per semester, which may include Learning and Cognition, Research Methods, Quantitative Methods, Physiological Psychology, Introduction to Psychology, and a course in the individual’s area of expertise.  Faculty positions at Jacksonville University require commitment to teaching, university service, and scholarship.

Jacksonville University is a comprehensive, liberal arts college located in Jacksonville, FL which is a diverse metropolitan community with a thriving economic and cultural scene. Jacksonville University 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

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 October 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should send (via email to Dr. Christi Bamford at a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, a research statement, and a teaching portfolio. The teaching portfolio should contain a statement of teaching philosophy, a description of teaching experience, sample syllabi, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student or peer evaluations).

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.