The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Psychology.
118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
School of Psychology
The School of Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for 3 full-time, 9 month, Visiting Assistant Professor positions beginning August 2020. This is an exciting opportunity to join the School of Psychology which is home to 125 graduate students enrolled in APA-accredited doctoral programs in Clinical, School & Counseling Psychology, an MPCAC accredited Counseling Psychology MS program, and 600 undergraduate psychology majors. More information can be found at www.usm.edu/psychology .
These are ideal positions for a post-doc interested in obtaining more extensive experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses 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 are available.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Teaching undergraduate courses in applicant’s areas of expertise. Available courses include applied undergraduate courses, introductory psychology and behavioral neuroscience.
Teaching graduate courses in applicant’s areas of expertise.Graduate level courses include practicum supervision in our in-house training clinic, behavioral neuroscience, and developmental psychology.
Advising and mentoring of undergraduate students.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum qualifications include a doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program in school, clinical or counseling psychology, or a doctoral degree in general psychology (experimental, brain & behavior, etc.), by August of 2020 and strong teaching skills.
Teaching experience in general or applied areas of psychology.
About The University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites in central and southern Mississippi, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 130 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education’s “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity” designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and sport venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 40 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of approximately 15,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 36 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 24 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www.usm.edu.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.
How to apply
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applications should be submitted to jobs.usm.edu. Please feel free to contact Dr. Bonnie Nicholson (***************@usm.edu ) to inquire about the positions. 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).
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Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future.
In just 100 years, we’ve grown from a small teachers’ college into a premier research university that is a haven for the arts with a tradition of success in both academics and athletics.
Southern Miss has a diverse student body of approximately 17,000 students from 56 different countries, all 50 states and every corner of Mississippi. We offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs in six degree-granting colleges with more than 180 degree programs. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to six teaching and research sites in Mississippi.
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