Advertised Salary Range: Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Advertised Job Summary:
ASSISTANTPROFESSOR OF DEVELOPMENTALPSYCHOLOGY (TENURE-TRACK) The Department of Psychology at the University of South Carolina Aiken invites applications for a Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology, area of specialization in developmental psychology. This position will begin August 16, 2021. Requirement: PhD in psychology by the time of appointment. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Psychology Department at UofSC Aiken consists of nine full-time faculty members, approximately 175 undergraduate majors, and 30 graduate students. Psychology degrees at UofSC Aiken include the Bachelor of Science degree (SACSCOC accreditation) as well as a Master of Science degree in clinical/counseling psychology (MPCAC accreditation). Candidates should be committed to promoting a liberal arts education through undergraduate and graduate instruction, and to developing a program of research to support master's-level theses. To learn more about our department and university, visit: https://www.usca.edu/psychology.
UofSC Aiken is considered a DOE minority-serving institution and continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble the 40% minority student population. UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.
Review of applications will begin November 15th and continue until the position is filled. Apply online and include a CV, cover letter, teaching philosophy, research proposal, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and full contact information for 3 professional references. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts.
Please direct additional questions to Dr. Maureen Carrigan at MaureeC@usca.edu or 803-641-3545.
The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master's degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. UofSC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report's guide “America's Best Colleges.” The 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken's 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, we were ranked third in Regional Colleges South for Best Colleges for Veterans. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.
Situated on 450 acres, UofSC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
PhD in psychology by the time of appointment.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 88680
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.