Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology (Tenure Track)

Employer
Alcorn State University
Location
Mississippi
Posted
Sep 15, 2020
Closes
Sep 22, 2020
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Organization Type
Corporate
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Job TitleAssistant/Associate Professor of Psychology (Tenure Track)FLSA StatusExemptPosted Salary RangeCommensurate with experience.Employment StatusFull TimeDepartmentSchool of Education & PsychologyMinimum Qualifications
Doctorate degree in Psychology; experience advising students at the university level; experience and a vast knowledge of APA standards, ABD, degree conferred by December 2020.
Purpose of Job
Alcorn State University has an immediate opening for tenure track position in School of Education and Psychology. The individual will teach undergraduate and graduate courses (12 hours per semester), conduct scholarly research and participate in departmental and university services.
Scope of Responsibilities
Applicant should have a special interest in accreditation and in developing and teaching courses in Psychology.
Essential Job Functions
•Actively participate in professional development.
•Teach a twelve (12) hour course load per semester and maintain office hours for addressing students needs.
•Work with the department chairperson to upgrade courses and curricula, as needed, to ensure that students graduating from the programs are locally, state, and nationally competitive.
•Create and maintain a working environment conducive to excellence in teaching and learning.
•Demonstrate commitment to diversity.
•Provide essential leadership to develop and enhance instructional program.
•Participate in advising students and maintaining accurate files.
•Maintain databases and complete all reports required by the School of Education and Psychology and University in a timely manner.
•Respond appropriately to requests from the administration, the faculty, staff and students.
Qualifications
Doctorate degree in Psychology; experience advising students at the university level; experience and a vast knowledge of APA standards, ABD, degree conferred by December 2020.

High consideration will be given to candidates who show a willingness to participate in the accreditation processes at the school and university levels.
Licensing and Certifications
N/A
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
•Demonstrated ability to work well with colleagues to foster a collegial environment conducive to team work and students' high level of learning.
•Growth-oriented leader, visionary individual who is knowledgeable about the trends in higher education.
•Demonstrated grantsmanship ability.
•Demonstrates excellent communication and collaboration skills.
•Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with stakeholders to obtain results.
•Demonstrates record of integrity, loyalty, and timely response, expected.
EEO / ADA Statement
Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices.
Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areasNoSedentary Work - Exerting 10 poundsNot RequiredLight Work - Exerting up to 20 poundsOccasionallyMedium Work - Exerting 20-50 poundsNot RequiredHeavy Work - Exerting 50-100 poundsNot RequiredVery Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 poundsNot RequiredTravelOccasionallyExtended Work HoursOccasionallyPosting NumberNumber of Vacancies1LocationLormanPosition End Date (if temporary)Open Date06/16/2020Close DateOpen Until FilledYesEEO Statement
EEO Statement:
Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices. The following offices are designated to handle inquires and/or complaints regarding non-discriminatory policies and procedures of Alcorn State University:
Complaints, inquiries, or specific requests in regard to Title IX and Section 504 directives should be made to: Title IX Office, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 519A, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6700.
Complaints, inquiries, or requests in regard to non-discrimination in employment practices should be made to: Human Resources Department, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 107, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6188
Questions, complaints, or requests in regard to ADA/ADAAA compliance in employment practices should also be made to the department of human resources.
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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    3. Unofficial Transcripts
    4. Curriculum Vitae
    5. Teaching Philosophy
    6. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
    7. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
    8. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
    9. Writing Sample
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