Assistant Professor of Psychology (Tenure Track) - Clinical or Counseling Psychology - Georgia College

  • 01 Oct 2018 4:03 PM
    Message # 6701397
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Assistant Professor of Psychology – Tenure Track

    The Georgia College Department of Psychology seeks to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor with an area of specialty in clinical/counseling psychology.

    The candidate will teach 12 course hours per semester to include an undergraduate research lab, an upper division course in abnormal psychology, research methods, psychological statistics, and/or courses in their area of interest. Preference will be given to applicants whose interests and areas of expertise will enable the department to expand the breadth of courses and research opportunities available to students.

    Ideal candidates will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrate a commitment to student-centered teaching and mentorship in the liberal arts tradition.

    The Department of Psychological Science is committed to supporting faculty who deliver high quality teaching, create research opportunities, and foster close student-faculty mentorship. We offer enthusiastic and innovative instruction by professors who teach courses in their specialty areas. Because this passion for psychology is sustained through active research and professional growth, the department is dedicated to supporting outstanding research facilities and continued faculty development. Our curriculum encourages undergraduate students to fully explore the multi-disciplinary field of psychological science. Through our teaching, research, and mentorship we instill respect for multiple viewpoints and approaches, while inspiring intellectual curiosity and personal growth.

    We have 12 full-time faculty representing both applied and experimental psychology. More information about the department can be found at

    Georgia College & State University is a member institution of the University System of Georgia and is the state’s designated public liberal arts university. A member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), Georgia College enrolls approximately 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is prominently cited for educational excellence in a number of leading publications. The university’s beautiful and historic campus is located in Milledgeville, which was the mid-nineteenth century capital of Georgia and is very near the geographic center of the state.

    Georgia College is known for combining the educational experience of a private liberal arts college with the affordability of a public university. The university’s main campus is a residential learning community focused on undergraduate education and a select number of graduate programs. Faculty and staff are dedicated to engaging students through high impact pedagogies that foster intellectual curiosity, reasoned inquiry, and critical thinking. We strive for excellence in the classroom and beyond. We nurture collaborative leadership and global citizenship. We value reason, respect and responsibility. Georgia College seeks faculty and administrators who understand and embrace our public liberal arts mission and are dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through teaching, scholarship and service. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundational courses for majors and non‐majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

    Encompassing the arts and humanities, social and behavioral sciences, sciences and mathematics, fine and performing arts, and select professional programs, the College of Arts and Sciences is the largest of the university’s four colleges. Approximately 190 full-time faculty in thirteen departments teach approximately 3,000 students with arts and science majors. Most of the core curriculum and many service courses to the other colleges are taught by Arts and Sciences faculty.

    Arts and Sciences Mission: The fundamental mission of the College of Arts and Sciences is to promote critical reflection and advancement of knowledge by teaching the core curriculum and offering rigorous and comprehensive major programs that challenge students to address the analytic, historical, cultural, and philosophical foundations of their discipline; and to graduate students with the ability to think critically and creatively; act with ethical awareness; communicate effectively in a free and open exchange of ideas; and prepare to contribute productively, responsibly, and ethically to our state, our nation, and the global community.

    Georgia College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of the workforce, student body, and curriculum. Candidates who share these commitments are encouraged to apply. Furthermore, the successful candidate must have an interest in teaching in a liberal arts setting and embracing the teacher/scholar model.


    Minimum Experience/Education              

    Doctoral degree in Psychology (or A.B.D. if the degree will be conferred within the first year of service)

    Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 ( (faculty credentials))


    Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education    

    Hiring preference will be given to faculty who demonstrate an understanding of Georgia College’s mission and who are enthusiastic about working closely with high-achieving students within an academic community dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through learning and scholarship. Prior teaching experience at the University level is expected.


    To learn more about this position and to submit an application please visit:

    Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018.

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    Last modified: 01 Oct 2018 4:04 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
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