Coastal Carolina University

Assistant Professor of Psychology – Experimental/Law


Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology position to begin August 2019.  Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology, Legal/Forensic Psychology, or related area in Psychology by time of appointment with a strong commitment to undergraduate education, mentoring student research, advising, and supervising internships.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory psychology, research methods, and upper level courses among cognitive psychology, psycholinguistics, psychology and the law, and advanced research methods and statistics.  We are particularly interested in applicants who will develop an active research program incorporating student collaborators and seek external funding.  Prior undergraduate teaching experience, student mentoring, and research publications preferred. 


Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located just nine miles from the Atlantic coast resort of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Coastal enrolls more than 9,900 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master's degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and a Ph.D. degree in Marine Science.


Interested candidates should submit: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, recent teaching evaluations, and names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references electronically at: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Coastal Carolina University is committed to building a diverse faculty and encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.