Teaching Assistant Professor Psychological Sciences



Job description

Department: 3670020240 Psychological Sciences
Job no: 514713
Employment type: Academic / Faculty – 9 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Education / Instructional, Applied Sciences
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:
We are excited to announce up to 3 available positions as Teaching Assistant Professors in Psychological Sciences beginning August 7, 2023. The Department of Psychological Sciences at Kansas State University seeks to fill multiple nine-month, non-tenure track Teaching Assistant Professor faculty positions. The focus of these positions will be to deliver high-quality, undergraduate courses that support the department. The successful candidates will be able to teach a range of psychology courses that includes basic service and selected topical courses in social, cognitive, and clinical psychology.

Why Join Us:
The Department of Psychological Sciences, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences, has 19 full-time faculty members and about 500 undergraduate majors. Our teaching faculty focus on excellent teaching (three courses per semester) but also have opportunities for research and service activities. Additional details about the department are available at: http://www.k-state.edu/psych.

Kansas State University is a Land Grant University, designated as a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Intensive Institution, and has been ranked among the top state institutions of higher education. K-State is located in Manhattan, a progressive university community with a metropolitan area population of over 130,000, which is located in the scenic Flint Hills of Northeast Kansas (see www.manhattan.org). The community offers a friendly and safe environment. It also features excellent housing, outstanding schools, excellent parks and recreation facilities, a wide variety of shopping and dining establishments, and short commute times.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/ benefits

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
The Department of Psychological Sciences and the College of Arts and Sciences seeks to foster diversity, which includes a commitment to recruit, retain and resource peoples historically under-represented in university education in the United States. Fostering diversity goes beyond increasing the numbers of under-represented students, faculty and staff. It also includes a commitment to substantial curricular offerings, resources, and programming that foregrounds the knowledge, perspectives, cultures, and histories of marginalized communities. A truly diverse college culture and structure will benefit all members of the university community to better serve and excel in an increasingly global and multicultural world.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:
Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in psychology or closely related field. ABDs with evidence of substantial progress towards completion will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of teaching excellence
  • Interest in and ability to conduct research, including potential to involve students in research.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:
$40,000 – $55,000 / 9 month contract

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:
In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Application Closes: Open until filled

How to apply

To apply, visit [email protected]).

Kansas State University's academic programs are among the best in the nation, our professors are leaders in their fields, and our students regularly win prestigious national scholarships and awards.