Assistant Professor

  • Florida A&M University
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Apr 23, 2021
Full time Psychology

Job Description

Job ID: 3346

Position Vacancy Announcement

The Department of Psychology, located within the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, invites applications for a full-time tenure-earning 9-month faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting August 2021. The position reports to the Department Chairperson.


The Assistant professor is expected to provide quality instruction in three to four courses per semester on (psychological) statistics, research design, research methods and/or experimental psychology at the undergraduate and graduate level; Prepares lectures, courses activities, and materials; grade exams and papers; and implement departmental assessment plan; Provides support to undergraduate students about psychology curriculum, research, preparation for graduation, employment, graduate school and other academic matters; Attends faculty meetings; participate on departmental committees and in departmental programs and activities; Prepares administrative reports relative to activities; Conducts research and publish in areas of specialty; Engages in grantsmanship related to area of specialty or departmental needs; participates on University committees; and engages in relevant community service. 

Must demonstrate committment to larger community through involvement in service.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology or related field (statistics, research, design and methodology, applied statistical analysis, measurement and design, etc.).

Recommended Competencies

Must be capable of teaching Psychological Statistics, Research Methods, Experimental Psychology and other related courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; Experience working with diverse population of students; Knowledge and experience working with multicultural issues;Teaching experience equivalent to junior-level ranks; and scholarly publications and grantsmanship equivalent to junior-level ranks.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrates success working with African American and other diverse populations;
  • Demonstates success collaborating with faculty members on research projects and assisting with securing internal/external funding;
  • Demonstates success in providing optimal learning environments for students to embrace statistics, statistical analysis and/or research design and methods;
  • Demonstrates ability to appy statistic and research design/methods to real-world situationd in a way that is culturally relevant to African American and other diverse groups of students; and
  • Experience in teaching and/or doing research using both quantitative and qualitative research desigs, methods and analyses; or, has been exposed to quantitative and qualitative designs, methods and analyses and is interested and/or willing to gain more proficiency/training in the same.

Anticipated Salary Range

The Maximum hiring rate is $65,000.00.

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate is subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks and verification of education. An official college transcript, a high school diploma, or other educational documents must be submitted, where applicable, at the time of employment.

Only United States (U.S.) citizens or aliens who have a legal right to work in the U.S. are eligible for employment. Federal law requires proof of your authorization to work in the United States. You will be required to provide proof of your identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of employment.

Section 110.1128, Florida Statutes, prohibits employment by the State (including re-hire after a break in service) of any male born after October 1, 1962, who failed to register with the Selective Service System, under the provisions of the U.S. Military Selective Service Act, during the person's period of eligibility (ages 18 through 25). Additionally, if currently employed by the State, this law prohibits the promotion of such person. You may be required to provide documentation.

How To Apply

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history and education details even if attaching a resume. If you are a current FAMU employee, you must apply through Self Service in iRattler. This search is being conducted under Florida law, including the Sunshine law and Public Records law.

Reasonable Accommodation

If you require a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act (ADAA), please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs at (850) 599-3076 at least ten (10) days prior to the start of the event. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the University by calling TDD via FRS (800) 955-8771.

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