The School of Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for 3 full-time, 9 month, Visiting Assistant Professor positions to support the graduate and undergraduate programs 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 .
Primary responsibilities will include teaching 4 classes each semester with openings for introductory and applied undergraduate courses and opportunities to teach graduate courses including practicum supervision in our in-house training clinic, developmental psychology, multicultural counseling, assessment, clinical skills, and behavioral neuroscience.
This is an ideal position 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.
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.
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 2014, Hattiesburg was recognized by Livability.com as one of the nation’s top college towns.
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 to inquire about these positions (email@example.com ). 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). The School of Psychology 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.