The Department of Psychology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has extended the search for a tenure-track Associate or Full Professor position as Director of Undergraduate Studies in Psychology for the academic year beginning August, 2012. We will also consider advanced tenure-track Assistant Professors with at least two plus years of experience. The Department currently consists of 29 faculty in three Ph.D. programs (Clinical, Counseling, and Experimental).
Candidates should have a Ph.D., strong research potential in the area of teaching, enthusiasm for teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and potential for extramural funding. The successful candidate will be chosen on the basis of a record or promise of scholarly productivity in the general fields of the teaching of psychology, psychology pedagogy, or undergraduate education. The eventual holder of the position will be expected to produce scholarship in the same general fields
Applicants should submit their vita, research statement, representative publications, and three letters of recommendation to the Undergraduate Director Search Committee, c/o Ms. Connie Ogle, Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-0900. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, maintaining an active research program as described above, teaching the Department’s College Teaching course, coordinating the introductory psychology course, managing the department’s advising program, as well as curriculum planning, supervision of graduate student teaching, and working with university administration and other departments. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.
In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.
Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.