Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology

Assistant Professor - Experimental Psychology

About this job: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, OTHER

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Psychology -   See this job on our site

Job is in: Chattanooga, TN US

Contact: Amanda Clark
Email: amanda-clark@utc.edu
Phone: 423-425-4228


Post Date: October 27, 2022
Job Starts: August 1, 2023


The Department of Psychology at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor. The start date for this position is August 1st, 2023. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Experimental Psychology or a closely associated area in psychology - we are open to the candidate’s area of specialization. The person selected for this position may be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses such as learning, cognition, multiculturalism/individual differences, statistics and research methods, as well as other courses related to the candidate’s area of specialization. Successful candidates will be able to support our department’s long-standing and well-regarded terminal Psychological Science MS degree program and MS in I-O degree program. They will demonstrate the ability to develop and sustain a research program and possess strengths in a variety of research and statistical methods. A passion for, and experience with, student mentorship, teaching, and applying psychology is also critical to success in this position. The successful candidate can expect a 3-3 teaching load and a competitive starting salary. The Department of Psychology at UTC houses the largest major in the College of Arts & Sciences, with 19 full-time faculty members and more than 800 undergraduate and 50 graduate students across our degree programs. Our faculty demonstrate their commitment to diversity by working with diverse students and colleagues and applying a variety of teaching methods. Minimum Qualifications Ph.D. in Psychology. Individuals who are “all but dissertation” (ABD) will be considered; however, the degree must be awarded by December 31, 2023. Evidence of teaching experience and strong teaching ability in one or more of the areas outlined above. Evidence of an active research program that lends itself to collaboration with UTC colleagues and students. Evidence of commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education. We are particularly interested in candidates who have contributed to or have plans to contribute to initiatives to increase the participation of underrepresented students and/or faculty in the social and behavioral sciences. This commitment should be clearly reflected in the candidate’s cover letter. Preferred Qualifications Potential for collaborations within the Department of Psychology and within the broader UTC and Chattanooga community in support of research and service. Faculty regularly collaborate on applied projects, often involving other local professionals, teaching and rehabilitation hospitals, other departments on campus, and a variety of private and non-profit organizations in the community. Demonstrated ability to provide supervision and mentorship of undergraduate and/or graduate students. Potential for engaging students in experiential learning. Demonstrated ability/potential for seeking and securing funding to support research.

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