Assistant Professor, Clinical/Lecture-Track Faculty - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

Responsibilities include teaching PSY courses each semester and a service commitment to the undergraduate program.

The Department of Psychology at The University of Alabama seeks to hire an assistant professor to fill an open clinical/lecture-track faculty (CLTF) position starting August 16, 2015. Teaching duties include teaching courses each semester, including both large-enrollment undergraduate courses and small seminars. The position also involves service on department, college, or university committees. In addition, CLTF are expected to help participate in some aspects of undergraduate advising and serve as faculty sponsors for psychology student organizations. There is no research requirement for this position, though research on pedagogic issues is encouraged. The position is structured as a renewable 3-year contract with annual performance review. Although faculty in CLTF positions are not tenure-eligible, they are eligible for promotion through the academic ranks. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field and submit the following materials with their application: (a) a letter outlining qualifications (e.g., including courses taught, innovative teaching practices); (b) a current vitae; and © 3 or 4 letters of recommendation. Applicants are welcome to also include a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., summary of numerical and narrative student evaluations, peer or supervisor observations), or evidence of instructional development (e.g., teaching-related workshops attended, teaching-related conferences and presentations). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply online at under “SEARCH JOBS, Keyword = psychology” All materials should be submitted online (preferably combined as a single pdf document), except letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be mailed directly to Prof. Jim Hamilton, Chair, Teaching Faculty Search Committee, Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Box 870348, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0348. The Department has 35 faculty distributed in four clinical (Law, Health, Gerontology, and Child) and three experimental (Cognitive, Developmental, and Social) concentrations. The University of Alabama is a student-centered research university located in Tuscaloosa, a city of 100,000 that was named an All-America City by the National Civic League. The University ranks among the top 35 public universities in the country and ranks first among public universities in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars. The University of Alabama is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Minority and women candidates are especially encouraged to apply. For more information about our department, please visit us at, or contact Jim Hamilton (

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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