Assistant Professor of Psychological Science, Tenure-Track

The University of North Georgia
Dahlonega, GA
Closing date
Oct 20, 2021

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Job Title: Assistant Professor of Psychological Science, Tenure-Track
Location: UNG - Gainesville
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 232759
About Us Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.
Job Summary The Department of Psychological Science at the University of North Georgia is accepting applications for a full-time Tenure-Track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (with benefits) for Fall 2022. Teaching responsibilities will be on the Gainesville campus. Specialty area is open, but preference will be given to candidates with specialization in Clinical, Counseling, or Clinical Health Psychology. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and establishing a research program incorporating undergraduates is essential. Successful applicants will be expected to teach some or all of the following courses: Personality and Individual Differences, Abnormal Psychology/Abnormal Psychology Lab, and Clinical and Counseling Theories. Additional course work, such as research methods, lower-division courses, and upper-division courses within the applicant's area of expertise may also be assigned.
* Faculty typically teach 12 hours per semester (undergraduate), including a combination of service courses, upper level offerings (including lab-based courses), and courses in their specialty area.
* Faculty in the department of Psychological Science are expected to engage in professional development and scholarly pursuits and the involvement of Undergraduate students in these endeavors.
* Faculty at UNG are expected to contribute to the department, University, and their profession through appropriate service obligations, including the advising of students
* Holding office hours and attending department, college, and university-level meetings.

Required Qualifications
A doctorate degree in psychology is required. ABD will be considered, but preference will be given to candidates with degrees in hand at the time of appointment. Area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to applicants that have a doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited Psychology Program by time of appointment and be licensed or license-eligible in the state of Georgia. Applicants from non-accredited universities will also be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with undergraduate teaching experience.Required Documents to Attach
* Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcripts
Conditions of Employment Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of North Georgia, as determined by University of North Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.
Equal Employment Opportunity The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.
Other Information This role is considered a position of trust.

Special Applicant Instructions
* If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at
* Please submit contact information for three professional references.

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