Visiting Assistant Professor, Hattiesburg MS, University of Southern Mississippi

  • 09 May 2019 4:57 PM
    Message # 7332271

    The School of Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for 4 full-time, 9 month, Visiting Assistant Professor positions beginning August 2019.

    This is an exciting opportunity to join the School of Psychology which is home to 125 graduate students enrolled in APA-accredited doctoral programs in Clinical, School & Counseling Psychology, an MPCAC accredited Counseling Psychology MS program, and 600 undergraduate psychology majors. More information can be found at .

    Three positions will be designated to generally support the undergraduate and graduate training programs. Primary responsibilities will include teaching 4 undergraduate classes each semester with potential for graduate courses in the applicant’s areas of expertise, and academic advisement. Openings include applied undergraduate courses, introductory psychology and behavioral neuroscience. Graduate level courses include practicum supervision in our in-house training clinic, multicultural counseling, and behavioral neuroscience.

    One position will be designated to support the clinical psychology doctoral and undergraduate programs. Primary responsibilities will include teaching 4 classes each semester with openings for introductory and applied undergraduate courses and opportunities to teach graduate level courses including practicum supervision in our in-house training clinic, developmental psychology, introduction to clinical skills, and/or cognitive assessment.

    These are ideal positions for a post-doc interested in obtaining more extensive experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses for individuals preparing for a career in academia. Opportunities to obtain post-doctoral supervision towards licensure (which includes mentorship, professional development) and/or to conduct and collaborate on research are available.

    Qualifications include: a doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program in school, clinical or counseling psychology, or a doctoral degree in general psychology (experimental, brain & behavior, etc.), by August of 2019 and strong teaching skills.

    Hattiesburg is located approximately 70 miles north of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and 100 miles from New Orleans and is a great place to live. Hattiesburg offers a unique blend of a high standard of living at reasonable costs. In 2014, Hattiesburg was recognized by as one of the nation's top college towns.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applications should be submitted to Please feel free to contact Dr. Bonnie Nicholson ( ) to inquire about the positions. A completed application will include 1) a cover letter, 2) a CV, 3) names and contact information for three references, and 4) academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable). The program is committed to increasing diversity; we encourage applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, and/or sexual orientation AA/EEO/ADAI.

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