Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Faculty Posted On: Fri Jan 8 2021 Job Description:
The Department of Psychological Sciences within the Ogden College of Science and Engineering at Western Kentucky University seeks a full-time Instructor. The position is a 9-month, non-tenure track appointment beginning in the 2021-2022 academic year. Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate courses, including Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Lifespan Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, and other undergraduate courses as needed, assisting with our team-taught University Experience for Psychological Science majors course, and to help with undergraduate advising.
The Department of Psychological Sciences offers a B.S. and minor in Psychological Science, a minor in Neuroscience, a Joint Undergraduate-Masters Program (JUMP), and an M.S. in Psychology program with concentrations in Psychological Science and Industrial/Organizational Psychology. This growing department serves approximately 160 undergraduate majors and 30 graduate students.
Employment begins on August 15, 2021.
A Master's degree (or higher) in Psychology (or a closely related field) should be earned by time of appointment.
Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching undergraduate students.
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