Assistant Visiting Professor, School of Psychology University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Psychology United States

Job Summary

The School of Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for 4 full-time, 9 month, Visiting Assistant Professor positions beginning August 2019. One position will be designated to support the clinical psychology doctoral and undergraduate programs. This is an exciting opportunity to join the School of Psychology which is home to 125 graduate students enrolled in APA-accredited doctoral programs in Clinical, School & Counseling Psychology, an MPCAC accredited Counseling Psychology MS program, and 600 undergraduate psychology majors. More information can be found at www.usm.edu/psychology. These are ideal positions for a post-doc interested in obtaining more extensive experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses for individuals preparing for a career in academia. Opportunities to obtain post-doctoral supervision towards licensure (which includes mentorship, professional development) and/or to conduct and collaborate on research are available.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities 

Primary responsibilities will include teaching 4 undergraduate classes each semester with potential for graduate courses in the applicant’s areas of expertise. Openings include applied undergraduate courses, introductory psychology and behavioral neuroscience. Graduate level courses include practicum supervision in our in-house training clinic, multicultural counseling, behavioral neuroscience, developmental psychology, introduction to clinical skills, and/or cognitive assessment. In addition to teaching, visiting faculty serve as mentors to undergraduate students and perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include a doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program in school, clinical or counseling psychology, or a doctoral degree in general psychology (experimental, brain & behavior, etc.), by August of 2019 and strong teaching skills.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

Applicants with School or Clinical Psychology training are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Teaching experience in general or applied areas of psychology.

About The University of Southern Mississippi

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites in central and southern Mississippi, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 76 public universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Foundation’s "higher research activity" designation for doctoral universities, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and sport venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 40 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of approximately 15,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 35 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 21 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www.usm.edu.

 

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

 


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