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Experimental Psychology, Assistant Professor

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Experimental Psychology, Assistant Professor
Appointment Type 9 Month
Job Description

As the Experimental Psychology Assistant Professor, you will primarily teach undergraduate courses contributing to FGCU’s BA in Psychology program, including involvement in course and/or curriculum development. You will also be expected to maintain an active research agenda involving undergraduate students in the research process. Service responsibilities include a variety of activities that provide professional service to the university, profession, and/or community.

Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and Community.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in Psychology or closely-related discipline from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation.

Expertise in teaching courses that meet department needs in a B.A. Psychology program.

Evidence of successful teaching experience and potential for scholarly research using experimental and/or quantitative methods.

ABD will be considered if degree is conferred by August 7, 2018. If the successful candidate is ABD, appointment will be made at a Lecturer level on a fixed contract.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching a range of undergraduate psychology courses as well as a record of peer reviewed research.

Additional areas that will be given strong consideration include those with a research interest in childhood or adolescence, those taking a neuroscience approach to their research, as well as research areas that complement the current needs of the department (e.g., decision making, experimental psychology, developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, comparative psychology, behavior analysis, school psychology, physiological psychology, biopsychology, neural modeling, sensation & perception, or related fields).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning & university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship and service to the university and profession.

Salary Range

Job Duties

Essential Job Duties

Teaches 9 credit hours per semester.

maintain an active research agenda that provides undergraduates with research experience, and meet service expectations (to the university, profession, and/or community).

Other Duties

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F93P
Open Date 10/18/2017
Close Date 11/24/2017
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

Although the specific area of expertise is open, candidates that are able to teach psychology of learning and that are able to contribute to the research methods and statistics core of the curriculum are strongly encouraged to apply.

Demonstrated expertise and ability to teach courses that meet department needs in a B.A. Psychology program.

Appointment will be made on a 9-month multi-year appointment basis available August 2018.

Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida’s Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

Under Florida’s Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a Ph.D. in Psychology or closely-related discipline from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. If ABD, will degree be conferred by August 7, 2018?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please indicate how you first learned of this position.
    • Job Board
    • Print Advertisement
    • Social Media
    • Job Fair/Conference
    • FGCU Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Other
  4. * Per the question above, please specify the name of where you FIRST learned of the position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Statement of experience with students in research or scholarship as it fits discipline.
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  6. List of 5 Professional References (with relationship of each)
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation