Assistant Professor – Psychology

Richmond, Kentucky, United States

Job description

The Department of Psychology invites applications for a nine, month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 15, 2017. Overseeing and providing leadership for the development of a new online graduate program in Applied Behavior Analysis, and commitment to teaching classes in that program, is required, as is certification (or eligibility for certification) by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Teaching load will also include undergraduate courses (e.g., Abnormal, Child Psychopathology, Behavior Therapy, Child Development) and graduate courses in a clinical doctoral program. Doctoral degree in Psychology or ABD required. Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching and advising and to developing an active program of scholarship that encourages student involvement.

The Psychology Department ( has 24 full-time faculty members, approximately 800 undergraduate majors and 75 graduate students, and offers four graduate programs: the Psy.D. in Clinical, the M.S. in I-O and General Pychology, and the Psy.S. in School Psychology (NASP accredited). The Psychology Clinic offers a variety of clinical and research opportunities with adults, children, and families, including work with individuals with autism/developmental disabilities, and the department has a history of collaborative research with other academic departments. EKU serves 16,000 students and is located in the central Bluegrass area of Kentucky.

Minimum Educational Qualifications
Doctoral degree in Psychology or ABD required

How to apply

Apply online

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth.