Career Opportunities

Faculty/Instructional

Assistant Professor - Psychology


Posting Date

10/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title: Assistant Professor - Psychology
UW System Title: Assistant Professor
Start Date: August 20, 2018

Essential Job Functions

The department of Human Development at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Psychology.

Applicants with the ability to teach multiple courses in the topic areas of Physiological/Biological Psychology, Research Methods in Psychology, and Sport Psychology are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants who have a willingness to develop new classes, teach in person and online, and those who have an interest in future graduate teaching and/or graduate program development are also encouraged to apply.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Teach courses at the undergraduate level in Psychology.
  • Supervise independent studies and internships.
  • Develop a strong research program involving collaboration with students and faculty.
  • Advise students.
  • Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank.
  • Perform institutional service and contribute to the ongoing programmatic development of the department.


In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and a commitment to undergraduate education.  Additionally, they should possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Earned doctorate in Sport Psychology, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or closely related field from an accredited institution. ABD candidates will be considered. However, an earned doctorate in Sport Psychology, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or closely related field from an accredited institution is a necessary condition for contract renewal. ABD candidates will be hired into a terminal appointment at the rank of Instructor with a rate determined at the time of hire. Upon degree conferral during the terminal period, the contracted appointment with the rank of Assistant Professor will be reinstated.

Conditions of Appointment

Position is an academic year, tenure-track appointment. Applicants must be considered for tenure and promotion in six years, although tenure decisions may be at any time. Promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor is simultaneous with tenure. Excellence in teaching, sustained scholarly activity and institutional service required for retention and promotion. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

Salary

Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.


BENEFIT DETAILS
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click in "Keywords" box.
  • Enter Job Opening ID "13639"
  • Click "Search."
  • Select "Assistant Professor - Psychology"
  • Click "Apply."
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.
 

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial transcripts of the highest degree achieved
  • A minimum of three current letters of recommendation - Must be sent from the reference or a portfolio system and may be sent to hudics@uwgb.edu 
  • Teaching Philosophy Statement
  • Research Agenda Statement

You must select "Submit Application." Selecting "Save as Draft " or "Exit" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Chair, Psychology Search and Screen Committee
Phone: (920) 465-2368
Email: hudics@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, December 8, 2017.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.