Job Summary: JOB SUMMARY: SVSU invites applicants for a one-year temporary Assistant Professor in the psychology department for the 2019-2020 academic year, to teach face-to-face classes and lab courses. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate fully in department activities including advising and supervision of undergraduate research/honors projects.
Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Earned PhD in Psychology from an accredited institution (ABD will be considered if the degree will be completed by the hiring date)
Demonstrated success in teaching at the university level
Expertise in social psychology and/ or personality
Demonstrated competence in experimental psychology
Have an active research agenda to which undergraduates may contribute
Experience in teaching lecture and lab courses in Social Psychology and Theories of Personality
About SVSU: Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 90 programs of study for its nearly 9,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff. The Chronicle of Higher Education recognized SVSU as a "Great College to Work For" in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
SVSU emphasizes undergraduate teaching and learning, and community-based research. In 2015, SVSU received the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a distinction achieved by only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. By their senior year, 84 percent of students have engaged with community employers and agencies in internships, field placements or some other component of their academic preparation.
SVSU is establishing itself as a leader in STEM education for the Great Lakes Bay Region, partnering with businesses, foundations and school districts to improve students' performance in math and science at the middle school, high school and university levels.
More than 70 percent of SVSU freshmen live on campus in student housing. SVSU fields 17 varsity sports at the NCAA Division II level. The average class size is 23 students. For more information, please visit our website, http://www.svsu.edu.
Internal Number: 208_54170
About Saginaw Valley State University
The University creates opportunities for individuals to achieve intellectual and personal development through academic, professional, and cultural programs. By fostering an environment of inquiry and openness that respects the diversity of all whom it serves, the University prepares graduates whose leadership and expertise contribute to the advancement of a pluralistic society. The University serves as a cultural and intellectual center dedicated to the pursuit and propagation of knowledge.
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