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University of Alabama at Birmingham

Credentialed Course Instructor Positions

Position Description: The Department of Psychology at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for part-time Credential Course Instructor positions for the 2023 spring semester, with the option to renew for additional semesters. The teaching load for this position would be 1-2 courses per semester. We are seeking instructors to teach courses in research methods, cognitive psychology & neuroscience, at the undergraduate and graduate levels, with additional courses possible based upon the candidate's area of specialization.

Position Requirements: Applicants must have professional work experience in teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in one or more of the areas (research methods, cognitive psychology & neuroscience) in psychology or related fields. The person selected for this position must have a graduate degree in Psychology or a related field from an accredited institution by January 2022. A doctoral degree is preferred. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

University of Alabama at Birmingham: UAB is a young, dynamic urban research university offering more than 140 programs leading to bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degrees in arts and sciences, business, education, engineering, and health-related fields such as medicine, dentistry, optometry, nursing, and public health. Psychology is one of the largest undergraduate programs in the College of Arts and Sciences and we support three doctoral programs – Behavioral Neuroscience, Developmental Psychology, and Medical/Clinical Psychology. With over 22,500 students and 2,459 full-time faculty members, UAB ranks in the top 20 public universities for federal research funding and is the major research and teaching university in Alabama. Interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching are prominent, and the Department of Psychology collaborates closely with multiple units in the UAB School of Medicine, as well as other departments across campus. UAB was recently named America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer and America’s No. 4 Best Employer for Diversity (Forbes, 2021). Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama, offering a vibrant and diverse cultural community with a wide array of recreational opportunities.

Response Information: Upload your letter of interest, CV, teaching statement, student teaching evaluations, and the names of three references to The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) treasures the rich diversity of our student body and we are committed to their success. Members of the CAS community are expected to reflect our value for inclusive excellence in both our work and learning environment as well as in our efforts to serve and engage the community. Questions should be directed to Dr. Maria Hopkins, Professor, Department of Psychology,

Please visit our department Web site at  

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.


Kennesaw State University

Assistant Professor of Psychology - Department of Psychological Science

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Psychology faculty position in the Department of Psychological Science to begin August 2023.

The area of specialization is open, and high priority will be given to those who can teach courses in research methods and statistics and who engage in applied psychology research. The successful applicant will have documented evidence of teaching excellence and a productive applied research program. Strong scholarship, along with a commitment to excellence in teaching and engagement, is expected of all faculty members in the Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences at KSU.

The Department of Psychological Science at Kennesaw State University is seeking applicants with a demonstrated record of impactful, applied research, teaching excellence, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Research-intensive, nine-month tenure track faculty within the Department of Psychological Science are expected to engage in programmatic research that results in publications in refereed journals and extramural funding.

Faculty are expected to teach undergraduate courses in their area of specialization, as well as courses that are part of the required core in the psychology major. The standard teaching load is 9 credit hours (i.e., 3 courses) per semester, and faculty on a research-intensive workload have a reduced course load. Faculty in the department have a strong commitment to undergraduate education, mentorship, and creating inclusive learning environments for students with diverse backgrounds. Service to the department, college, university, and/or profession is expected.

Required Qualifications Include

  • A terminal degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Psychology with at least 18 graduate hours in psychology is required by
    August 1, 2023.
  • Demonstrated record of research and scholarship within the discipline.
  • A record of effective university teaching.

Preferred Qualifications Include

  • Demonstrated strong potential for garnering extramural funding for research. 
  • Experience teaching a culturally and an ethnically diverse community. 
  • Experience mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students. 
  • Experience teaching in different modalities (i.e., face-to-face, online, hybrid).

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit Search for Job ID 245441.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.