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Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Professor

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number F0569P
Position Title Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Professor
Position Type Faculty
Department Department of Psychology - Troy
Division College of Education
Campus Troy
Faculty Rank
If Faculty position 10 Month
Is this position tenure track or non-tenure track? Dependent on selected rank
Work Status Full-Time
Temporary No
Location Troy - T01
Job Summary

The Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Professor position in the Department of Psychology in the College of Education at the Troy Campus is a 10-month appointment and is responsible for teaching an array of undergraduate psychology courses such as general psychology, social psychology, abnormal psychology, cognitive psychology, life-span, and developmental courses within the area of expertise; pursuit of scholarship and a research agenda; service on committees at all levels; involvement in service to the community; advisement of undergraduate students; and other responsibilities as identified by the supervisor.
Faculty rank will be dependent on experience and training.
The Troy Campus is a traditional campus with a majority traditional student body and in-class teaching, but some online teaching may be required.

In Class Teaching Percentage
Online Teaching Percentage
Minimum Qualifications

1. Minimum of a Master’s degree in Psychology or related field
2. Teaching experience in higher education

Preferred Qualifications

1. Earned Doctorate degree in Psychology
2. Teaching experience at the university level
3. Teaching experience in an online environment
4. Professional experience in a field of Psychology

Will this position require driving (personal vehicle, university vehicle, utility vehicle, or golf cart) in order to perform the job duties? No
Work Hours

- Work hours will be determined by Dean/Chair and university faculty guidelines.
- This position will be expected to maintain office hours on the Troy Campus as required by the College of Education.
– This position works at a traditional university campus with the majority of courses taught weekdays (Monday – Friday) between the hours of 7:00 am and 7:00 pm.

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Does this position have supervisory responsibility? No
Posting Date 12/01/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Academic Term Position Will Begin
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Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • State Employment Service
    • Newspaper Ad (specify newspaper below)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education print ad
    • Chronicle of Higher Education web ad
    • Other professional journal (specify below)
    • Through Troy website (
    • Other website/job board (specify below)
    • Walked in to Troy University HR
    • Employee Referral
    • Other (specify below)
  2. Please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Regarding your current employment status, please select one of the following:
    • Not a current Troy University employee
    • Current part-time Troy employee (including adjunct faculty)
    • Current full-time Troy employee - initial appraisal period complete
    • Current full-time Troy employee - still within initial appraisal period (six months for new employees and three months for promoted employees)
  4. * Do you have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Psychology or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have teaching experience in higher education?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. List of References
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Unofficial Transcript 2
  4. Unofficial Transcript 3