Assistant Professor, Experimental Psychology
Company: Florida Gulf Coast University
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: January 24, 2023
The Department of Psychology at Florida Gulf Coast University seeks
a candidate in Experimental Psychology for an Assistant Professor
position starting in Fall 2023. As an Assistant Professor of
Psychology, the successful candidate will have expertise in
experimental psychology. The subdiscipline is open, but should
complement one of the departments' core subject areas as listed in
the major requirements and/or concentration. Candidates with
interests in the area of health and wellness, broadly defined, are
especially encouraged to apply but other areas of specializations
will also be considered. The candidate is expected to contribute to
a growing area that examines the impact of the environment and/or
additional factors that contribute to physical and psychological
The successful candidate will be expected to teach existing courses
in their subdiscipline, including Research Methods and Survey of
Analytical Techniques, and may also be asked to develop new courses
in their area of specialization. The successful candidate will work
to establish a productive research lab incorporating undergraduates
in the research process.
As Assistant Professor of Psychology, you will teach at both
undergraduate and graduate levels, as applicable be involved in
course and/or curriculum development conduct research/scholarship
participate on College and University committees and/or initiatives
and perform other duties as assigned.
Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university
dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty
are expected to: be excellent teachers, responsive to changing
professional needs be committed to innovative delivery of
instruction resulting in improved student learning be committed to
effective use of technology including distance learning produce
peer reviewed scholarship and provide service to the College,
University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main
campus or at off-campus sites within our region.
Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and
maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which
students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social
activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life
reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview.
At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that
practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate
expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students
to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently
diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic
and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender
identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural
traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives
to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just
because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our
University stronger. The University community recognizes the
importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these
ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the
We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and
inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to
apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow
and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.
Typical duties may include but are not limited to:
* Plans and teaches courses in assigned content area.
* Prepares syllabi, instruction materials, coordinates lectures,
tests, and evaluates.
* Maintains highest possible standards of classroom
* Keeps abreast of new information and developments in field of
* Actively serves on university committees.
* Actively participates in institutional meetings.
* Maintains professional skills through regular professional
development, and other activities appropriate to higher education
* Assists with the development of curriculum.
* Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Additional Job Description
* Ph.D. in Psychology, or related area from a regionally accredited
institution or equivalent accreditation.
* Must meet the University and College criteria for the appointment
to the level of Assistant Professor.
* ABD will be considered if degree is conferred by August 7, 2023.
If successful candidate is ABD, appointment will be made at a
Lecturer level on a fixed contract.
* Interdisciplinary teaching and research perspective with
well-defined research goals. Willingness to engage in service
opportunities commensurate with career maturity.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Experience with and commitment to the use of instructional
technology, a willingness to cultivate an interdisciplinary
perspective; and a demonstrated commitment to professional
Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance
learning & university teaching. Interest in collaborating both
within and outside the University in the development and delivery
of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value
continued scholarship and service to the school and university.
Ability to contribute effectively and collegially to a positive,
dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for a diverse student
Special Instructions to Applicants
Appointment will be made on a 9-month multi-year appointment basis
available August 2023.
Because applications and materials are subject to public review and
retention under Florida's Public Records Law, please DO NOT send
examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so.
Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks,
slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE
RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to
submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become
the property of FGCU.
Under Florida's Public Records law, applications will be available
for public review upon request.
Required Application Materials:
* Unofficial Transcripts
* Statement of Teaching Philosophy
* Cover Letter
* Curriculum Vitae
* Research Statement
* Five (5) Professional References
The position is listed as "open until filled", however applications
received by December 7, 2022 will receive priority
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
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