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Assistant Professor in Psychology, Specializing in Developmental Psychology

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Posting Details

POSTING NUMBER

Posting Number F00297P

POSITION INFORMATION

Working Title Assistant Professor in Psychology, Specializing in Developmental Psychology
Tenure Status Tenure Track/Tenure
Benefit Status Full Benefits
Months Per Year 9
Proposed Start Date 08/16/2018

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Department Psychology - 2110

POSTING TEXT

University Summary

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY: The University of Dayton Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor level faculty position to begin August 16, 2018. Responsibilities of the position include contributing to the undergraduate and graduate teaching needs of the department, supervising graduate master’s theses, advising and mentoring undergraduate students, and developing a research program. The 22-member Department of Psychology offers master’s level programs in Clinical and General Psychology. Additional information about the University, the Department of Psychology, and the graduate programs is available at: http://artssciences.udayton.edu/Psychology; http://diversity.udayton.edu.

The University of Dayton is committed to the recruitment, hiring and promotion of outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community. In support of this commitment, the University is pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty. The dual career program serves as a resource and support system and is not intended to take the place of one’s own job search efforts. While we cannot guarantee placement, we serve as an effective support system for your spouse. Information can be found at http://www.udayton.edu/hr/employee_resources/dual_career_resources.php

University Summary Information

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Minimum Qualifications

• Completion of all Ph.D. course requirements at the time of application, with the exception of completion of the dissertation defense, towards a Ph.D. in developmental psychology or closely related field (e.g., human development and family science).
• Interest in and perceived potential for teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in Child Psychology, Human Growth and Development, Developmental Psychology, and Adult Development and Aging.
• Interest in and perceived potential for teaching courses at the graduate level in Experimental Design and Statistics.
• Experience in college teaching.
• Expressed and perceived commitment to undergraduate and graduate education including expressed interest and willingness to explore interdisciplinary connections within the social sciences.
• Demonstrated record of scholarship in the area of developmental psychology.

Preferred Qualifications

• Ph.D. in developmental psychology or closely related field (e.g., human development and family science).
• Demonstrated excellence in teaching.
• Ability, interest, and willingness to teach psychology courses at the undergraduate level that meet the needs of the department, including Introductory Psychology, Sophomore Seminar, and Research Methods and Statistics.
• Ability, interest, and willingness to teach Integrated Social Sciences course.
• Experience teaching and/or advising students from diverse backgrounds.
• A demonstrated record of quality scholarship in the area of developmental psychology, including studying development in the context of culture, ethnicity, race, gender, sexuality, or disability.
• A demonstrated record of experience conducting research exploring questions related to diverse populations.
• Ability, interest, and willingness to mentor graduate theses and undergraduate honors projects.
• Ability, interest, and willingness to supervise graduate theses and undergraduate research/honors projects.
• Ability, interest, and willingness to engage in undergraduate academic advising.
• Ability, interest, and willingness to develop special topics courses in the candidate’s area of expertise that would support department needs.
• Ability, interest, and willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues in and beyond the department.
• Effective interpersonal communication skills.
• Expressed willingness to apply professional knowledge to community problems.
• Expressed willingness to engage with Marianist values such as social justice and educating the whole person.
• Perceived competence in working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Number of Positions Available 1
Application Review Date
Closing Date 10/22/2017
Open until filled?
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please upload sample/s of professional writing as “Other Document”

Please upload a summary of teaching evaluations under “Other Document 2”.

Note that unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Please scan all copies to be included in a document type into one document for upload (such as professional writing and teaching evaluations) not to exceed 9 MB.

Primary Contact for this Position Mary Fuhs

Posting Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Research
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Other Document
  6. Other Document 2
  7. Transcripts
  8. List of References
Optional Documents