Assistant Professor of Psychology - Saint Leo University in Savannah Georgia

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Saint Leo University

Savannah, Georgia

United States

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School of Arts and Sciences

Saint Leo University is one of the largest and most innovative Catholic universities in the United States. A leading provider of higher education to the military and a leader in online higher education, Saint Leo enrolls more than 16,000 students at the traditional University Campus (main campus), through the Center for Online Learning and at 20 regional centers in seven states.

The Department of Social Sciences is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure track faculty position with responsibilities as the Regional Academic Director for the School of Arts and Sciences. Responsibilities include teaching psychology courses at our Savannah center in Georgia and providing local/in region academic leadership and support for faculty, students and academic programs for the School of Arts and Sciences in the Georgia region.

This is a twelve (12) month, year round, full-time faculty appointment with two (2) months release time to be determined in consultation with the department chair.

This position is pending final budgetary approval for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Review of candidate materials begins immediately for anticipated start date of July 2014. To apply, submit letter of introduction documenting successful teaching experience and any related administrative experience; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation (all should be academic or professional references) and at least one from a recent superior); values statement (500 words or less) and teaching philosophy (500 words or less), which highlights how your teaching and administrative philosophy and practices fit the Mission and Values of Saint Leo University; official transcripts (including WES evaluation if from an international university); and student evaluations from the last year.

An exceptional candidate possessing a doctorate degree with experience may be considered at the Associate level.

Basic Function:

This faculty member and Regional Academic Director will be required to:
• Teach undergraduate, non-traditional students;
• Advise and mentor students;
•Provide support for screening and hiring adjunct faculty at the centers
•Provide support for faculty training and programs at the centers
•Provide academic oversight for curriculum, scheduling, and advising at the centers
•Facilitate effective communication between center management and campus administration concerning faculty, students, and academic programs at the centers
• Engage in curriculum development;
• Support recruiting efforts;
• Demonstrate professional development
• Undertake community service in keeping with the school’s Benedictine values;
• Demonstrate the ability to use current technology related to teaching.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

Successful applicants should have experience with non-traditional students, should have some administrative experience (broadly defined), and experience with the latest teaching-related technology including online teaching and/or developing and/or Blackboard, eCollege or another related delivery method.

Minimum Qualifications:

Earned doctorate in Psychology with teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Earned doctorate with teaching experience and some administrative experience (broadly defined).

Keyword Phrases

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • innovative Catholic university
  • higher education to the military
  • leader in online higher education
  • Psychology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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