Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Division 2 of the American Psychological Association

Assistant Professor of Psychology

  • 16 Mar 2018 2:00 PM
    Message # 5982650

    The position is a full-time (40+hours per week under a 9-month teaching contract) Assistant Professor position in the Psychology Program at Cumberland University in Lebanon, TN.

    Position Purpose

    This position will enhance program strength, course offerings, academic advising, and student opportunities in the program under the supervision of the program director. Successful candidate will show ability to design and assess curriculum plans that foster rigorous student learning and engagement while enhancing the necessary skills required in adult learners, such as writing and communication. This position carries a full load of Psychology courses each semester.

    Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

    • Engage in class and student assessment while maintaining all necessary paperwork and records based on Program Director requirements
    • Collaborate with colleagues in both program and field advancement activities such as research involvement and clinical outreach
    • Show evidence of successful supervision of internships in the field.
    • Demonstrate interpersonal/intrapersonal skills, especially in engaging with traditional and non-traditional university students.
    • Evidence of high level of personal agency and initiative.
    • Demonstrate organizational skills for curriculum management and program design including analysis of data for continuous improvement.
    • Possess ability to contribute positively to a dynamic setting with collaborative faculty.


    • Documentation of successful experience as an undergraduate professor or post-secondary teacher for psychology courses, and preferably to have leadership experiences and publications in the field.
    • Evidence of successful career in related field.
    • Experience and network in the Middle Tennessee region preferred but not necessary.


    Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology or a related field.

    Additional Information

    Cumberland University is a teaching-focused and student-centered master’s level university. Focus on student achievement and experience, and program quality and reputation are primary responsibilities of the faculty.

    Application Requirements

    An electronic version of your cover letter, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching, unofficial graduate transcripts, and 5 references is required.

    Please send to

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software