[Social-sciences-list] FW: visiting assistant professor in Psychology

Gabias, Paul paul.gabias at ubc.ca
Sun Jul 19 22:51:18 UTC 2015

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From: Mace, William M. [mailto:William.Mace at trincoll.edu] 
Sent: July-19-15 3:08 PM
To: Mace, William M.
Subject: visiting assistant professor in Psychology

From Alen Hajnal


The Department of Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for a full-time, 9 month, Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning August 2015. This is an exciting opportunity to join the dynamic Department of Psychology. The Department is home to three APA-accredited doctoral programs (Clinical, Counseling & School Psychology), a doctoral program in Brain and Behavior and two terminal master’s programs (Counseling Psychology and the newly developed, Applied Behavior Analysis), as well an undergraduate psychology major. The Department of Psychology has approximately 600 undergraduate majors and 125 graduate students. More information can be found at www.usm.edu/psychology .

This is an ideal position for a post-doc interested in obtaining more extensive experience in undergraduate teaching and research mentorship and for individuals preparing for a career in academia. Opportunities to obtain post-doctoral supervision towards licensure (which includes mentorship, professional development) and/or to conduct and collaborate on research may be available. 

Primary responsibilities will include teaching 4 classes each semester and undergraduate advisement. 

Qualifications include: a doctoral degree in Psychology by August of 2015 and strong teaching skills. 

Hattiesburg is located approximately 70 miles north of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and 100 miles from New Orleans and is a great place to live. Hattiesburg offers a unique blend of a high standard of living at reasonable costs. In fact, Hattiesburg was recently recognized by Livability.com as one of the nation's top college towns.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please feel free to contact Dr. Joe Olmi to inquire about the position (d.olmi at usm.edu). A completed application will include 1) a cover letter, 2) a CV, 3) names and contact information for three references, and 4) academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable). Materials should be e-mailed as separate attachments to the department administrative assistant, Ms. Angela Pam (angela.pam at usm.edu). The department is committed to increasing diversity; we encourage applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, and/or sexual orientation AA/EEO/ADAI.

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