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Assistant Professor - Psychology
Morehead State University

Date Posted Jan. 31, 2020
Title Assistant Professor - Psychology
University Morehead State University
Morehead , KY, United States
Department Department of Psychology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Psychology - General

The Department of Psychology at Morehead State University is accepting applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor. Applicants must have a specialization in any area of Behavioral Neuroscience and have a firm commitment to teaching, scholarship, and mentoring students. The anticipated start date is August 2020.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to teach courses in Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychology, conduct scholarly research involving students, and participate in department and university service. The teaching load is 3 to 4 courses per semester. Teaching excellence and scholarly activity leading to publication in peer-reviewed academic journals are expected.

Requirements: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or anticipate receiving a Ph.D. by August 2020. Applicants must also be qualified to teach introductory courses in the Neuroscience and Psychology programs, one higher-level core course in each program, and specialized Neuroscience and/or Psychology courses in the individual’s area of expertise. Postdoctoral research experience or teaching experience in higher education is preferred, but not necessary.

Morehead State University is located in Morehead, KY, a designated Kentucky Trail Town, nestled in the Daniel Boone National Forest, in close proximity to Cave Run Lake. This location provides opportunities for a wide-range of outdoor recreation activities. Additionally, Morehead State University is relatively close to a number of larger cities including Lexington, KY, Louisville, KY, and Cincinnati, OH. Morehead State University delivers a strong and affordable education for friendly, ambitious students who thrive in a student-focused learning environment defined by small class sizes and faculty committed to teaching and student success.

Morehead State University is a comprehensive, regionally focused university providing high-quality instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University has an enrollment of over 10,000 students. To apply, visit: and complete the MSU Application for Employment along with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, contact information for three references, statement of research interests and statement of teaching philosophy. Optional documents include: evidence of teaching ability, evidence of scholarly work and copies of recent course evaluations. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For preferred consideration, apply by March 1, 2020.

Contact the Office of Human Resources at (606) 783-2097 should you have questions about our online application. Please contact Dr. Greg Corso, department chair, at or 606-783-2986 for questions regarding this position. MSU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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