Assistant Professor, Psychology
Mercer University - Atlanta, GA

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Mercer University's College of Continuing and Professional Studies invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Psychology, a nine month, non-tenure track renewable position beginning August 2014. The position is housed in the Department of Counseling and Human Sciences and based on the Mercer Atlanta campus with some teaching assignments at Mercer's Regional Academic Centers and online. Primary responsibilities include: teaching 7 undergraduate courses each year, including courses in research methodology; advising psychology majors; maintaining office hours; attending departmental, college, and university faculty meetings and events; participating with the psychology and human services faculty in promoting and maintaining the psychology program and its philosophy and mission; and working collaboratively with colleagues across academic units of the college and university.

Established in 1833, Mercer University is a private, comprehensive institution of more than 8,300 students enrolled in 12 colleges and schools with campuses located in Macon, Atlanta, and Savannah and regional academic centers located throughout the state of Georgia.

A Ph.D. in psychology from a regionally accredited college/university is required. Preference will be given to applicants who provide evidence of exemplary teaching and who have experience teaching and advising adult learners. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience in or enthusiasm for teaching online. Evidence of excellence or potential for excellence in scholarship and service is required.

Interested candidates should complete the brief online application and attach required documentation including letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately. In addition, candidates should have three current letters of recommendation and official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work sent directly to:

Psychology Position Search
Office of the Dean
College of Continuing and Professional Studies
Mercer University
3001 Mercer University Drive
Atlanta, GA 30341-4115

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