Psychology – Full time faculty, tenure track


Website Union University

Job Summary:

This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Psychology beginning Fall 2024. This position is responsible for teaching a variety of courses, fulfilling departmental and university-wide faculty responsibilities, and maintaining an appropriate level of scholarship in Psychology. Rank assignment commensurate with education and experience.

Essential Job Duties:


  • Teach a full load of Psychology courses (e.g. Experimental Psychology, Statistics, Applied Research, Field Research Presentation, and courses in area of expertise). Design and deliver class instruction through the development of instructional plans to meet course competencies, the development of activities and assignments which support lesson objectives, and the development of critical thinking skills.
  • Facilitate/guide the progress of students toward achievement of course and program outcomes. Plan clear course outcomes. Assess records related to evaluation of student outcomes and course grades.
  • Demonstrate interest in the personal and professional growth of students. Maintain effective interpersonal relationships with students. Demonstrate concern for student progress.
  • Maintain regular on-campus office hours for student accessibility.
  • Make relevant and realistic course assignments.
  • Participate on university committees as assigned. Participate in program planning and School/Department standing and ad hoc committees as designated by the Dean.
  • Apply Christian standards and attitudes in relationships among cohorts, faculty, staff and students.
  • Contribute to a positive work climate and team effort within the school.
  • Maintain effective interpersonal relationships with full and part-time faculty, staff, and all other persons having a direct impact on the program.
  • Participate in professional organizations and scholarly activities. Attend professional meetings, workshops, and/or conventions.
  • Maintain a commitment to academic scholarship through the engagement of intellectual inquiry to further the field of Psychology.
  • Advise Psychology students and assist with priority registration and registration as assigned.
  • Engage with prospective students as a representative of the Psychology department.
  • Sponsor student organizations as assigned.
  • Take part in campus and community activities related to the discipline of Psychology.
  • Submit textbook requests, professional development funding, and all academic reporting by the posted deadlines as well as complete all tasks in a timely manner.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation* from an accredited college or university with a doctorate degree in Psychology is required. Demonstrated college-level teaching and student research mentoring and presentation experience is also required.

*If a degree is in progress, a timeline for completion will be necessary for the candidate to be considered.

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