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Job ID: 139357

Assistant Professor
Morgan State University

Date Posted Feb. 26, 2020
Title Assistant Professor
University Morgan State University
Baltimore, MD, United States
Department Psychology
Application Deadline Apr. 18, 2020
Position Start Date Aug. 12, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Psychology - Developmental
    Psychology - Cognitive

The Department of Psychology at Morgan State University invites applications for a 9.5 month tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant with a start date of August 12, 2020.

Interested candidates will be expected to teach existing courses and develop new courses in her/his area of specialization. Undergraduate courses include Cognitive Psychology, Psychology of Learning and select courses in research methods and statistics; courses may also include General Psychology and Developmental Psychology. Graduate courses in human development, introductory advanced statistics and may include courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. Responsibilities also include developing on-line courses and conducting research with undergraduate and graduate students; academic advisement of students, and contribution to the department through research, publications and service.

The Department of Psychology is located in the new Jenkins Behavioral Social Science Center. The department has research facilities available to faculty and students including laboratories in cognition, psychophysiology, psychometrics, animal research facility, and observational facilities for social and developmental research.

Requested Minimum Qualifications
The successful Candidate must have a PhD in Cognition, Cognitive Development, Applied Developmental Psychology or a related field of psychology from an accredited university. A minimum of two years of experience as an instructor of record is required. All But Dissertation (ABD) candidates will be given consideration.

Other Preferences for Consideration
Preference will be given to candidates who meet the minimum qualifications with post-doctoral experiences and a strong background in quantitative and experimental methods.

Applicants should demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in teaching, scholarly research and publication, and mentoring undergraduate students. Candidates will be expected to teach primarily in the Undergraduate Program, with occasional teaching in the Graduate Program in Psychometrics Additionally, candidates will be expected to supervise and mentor undergraduate students and contribute to the development of on-line courses.

Interested candidates must submit a formal application, along with the following materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interest(s), and statement of teaching and mentoring philosophy. Applicants should arrange to have three confidential reference letters submitted in a timely fashion Additional materials include evidence of effective teaching (e.g., syllabi, teaching evaluations, etc) and representative reprints or preprints. Applicants will not be considered until all required documents, including reference letters, have been received by the search committee.

  • Morgan State University is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It is the Universities policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, creed, gender, national origin, religion, age, sex, physical disability, mental disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political beliefs, political activities, political affiliation, disability, language, accent, citizenship status, transgender status, parental status, marital status, economic status, veteran status, medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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Contact Information

  • R. Trent Haines, Search Committee Chairperson
    Morgan State University
    1700 East Cold Spring Lane
    Baltimore, MD 21251
  • 443-885-3290


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