Assistant Professor of Psychology
Job Details
Experienced
Methodist University Location - Fayetteville, NC
Full Time Faculty
Doctorate Required
Description

The Department of Psychology at Methodist University located in Fayetteville, NC, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position. The position is for an Assistant Professor of Psychology commencing August of 2020. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, or a closely related field. Candidates must currently have or be able to develop an active program of research that allows our undergraduate students to gain research experience. Candidates must have experience or be able to teach classes in General Psychology, Personality, Social Psychology, Learning, and Memory and Cognition. Preference will be given to those with teaching experience. Successful candidates will possess the ability or potential to become excellent in the classroom teaching a variety of courses and to advise Psychology majors. A highly desirable candidate will be enthusiastic to join a program with an emphasis on undergraduate education, a strong commitment to a liberal arts education, and an enthusiasm to work with students from a diverse range of backgrounds. The new faculty member should be dedicated to high quality teaching and advising of undergraduate students, providing service to the department, community, and university and participating in other scholarly activities such as research, especially with undergraduates.

The new faculty appointment will begin in August 2020, with the application review process to begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, graduate transcripts, and contact information for 3 references. For inquiries, contact Mark Kline, Ph.D., Psychology Department Chair, 910-480-8470 or mkline@methodist.edu.

 

Qualifications

Applicants must have Ph.D. in Social or Cognitive Psychology or closely related field; a currently active or potential research program; ability to communicate in written and spoken English, and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising.

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