May 31, 2024

Open Rank, Psychology

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  • Athens, AL, USA
Full time Education General

Job Description

Open Rank, Psychology


Job Duties:


In addition to the duties listed below, faculty must adhere to the general faculty guidelines and perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs.


• Teaching a variety of upper-division Psychology courses in various formats including quality distance learning courses;

• Working with a range of students to assist them in reaching goals and learning outcomes;

• Professional development and/or scholarship appropriate for a teaching institution to maintain currency in disciplinary field;

• Maintaining office hours and advising students;

• Serving on committees and assessment efforts as needed;

• Assuming any other professional duties and responsibilities as assigned by administrators.


Required Qualifications:




• An earned Psychology from a regionally accredited institution

• Experience teaching at the baccalaureate level or higher.

• Ideal candidate will be qualified to teach a variety of courses according to their interest and expertise, such as: developmental Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Drugs and Behavior, Test and Measurements, and Gender and Multicultural Studies.




• The ideal candidate should also have experience and be ready to work with student research, directed study, and related student activities.

• The search committee is especially interest in candidates who, through their research, teaching and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.


Salary Schedule:


Salary Band: AS70 To view salary schedules, visit: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications


Special Instructions to Applicants


Unofficial transcripts should be from the college or university which verifies minimum qualifications for the position. Upon an offer of employment, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended must be submitted. Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. Please provide contact information for three professional references on your application. Include correct email addresses if available.


To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:


About Athens State University


Located in historic Athens, Alabama, Athens State University offers junior and senior-level coursework to community college graduates and transfer students holding sufficient credits from other institutions. Presently, over 3,100 students have selected Athens State because of its neighborly environment where 50 majors and degree programs are offered, with courses taught by a supportive and exceptional faculty. Approximately 80% of the students are enrolled in at least one online course. The typical student is a working adult who commutes. Recently, the University was featured in the 2015 Best Value Online College Rankings by for four online programs including computer science, accounting, education and human resources. The University offers undergraduate degree programs in Liberal Arts, Teacher Preparation, and Business. The University employs more than 350 full and part-time employees with approximately 90 full-time faculty members in three colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, and College of Education. Seventy-five percent of the full-time faculty members hold a terminal degree. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.


Athens, Alabama is located in north Alabama equidistant between Nashville, TN and Birmingham, AL. Athens is home to several events and festivals that have been featured as the Southeast Tourism Society’s “Top 20 Events in the Southeast” including the Athens Storytelling Festival and the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention.


In accordance with Athens State University Policy and guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon the receipt of a clearance notification from that criminal background check.


Non-Discrimination Policy Statement Athens State University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. Athens State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, disability, religion, genetic information, or veteran status in employment, or admissions to or participation in educational programs and activities. Inquiries or concerns may be addressed to the Office of the Vice President of Enrollment and Student Support Services, 300 N. Beaty St., Athens, AL 35611, 256- 233-8175.


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