Department of Psychological Science Assistant Professor of Psychological Science Ball State University

Department of Psychological Science
Assistant Professor of Psychological Science
Ball State University
 
Ball State University’s Department of Psychological Science is inviting applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in psychology, available August 14, 2017.
 
Major responsibilities:   Teach graduate and undergraduate classes in the psychology programs; remain current in and contribute to research in specialty area; contribute to the service activities of the department and discipline.
 
Minimum qualifications:   Ph.D. in psychology from an accredited college or university (ABDs will be considered if they will receive their doctorate by July 31, 2017); Interest in teaching undergraduate/graduate courses in some combination of the following:  social psychology, social neuroscience, industrial/organizational psychology, and cultural diversity.  Demonstrated potential as a teacher scholar.
 
Preferred qualifications:  Experience teaching undergraduate/graduate courses in some combination of the following:  social psychology, social neuroscience, industrial/organizational psychology, and cultural diversity; interest in making significant contributions to the master’s programs; a research program that will complement current research interests in the department; research which has led to the publication of refereed journals.
 
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
 
Send letter of application highlighting qualifications for the position, complete curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, teaching statement, research statement, copies of one to three sample publications or convention presentations, and three letters of recommendation (at least one of which must address the applicant’s teaching ability) to:  Mary E. Kite, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Psychological Science, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306.  ABDs must also submit a letter from their department chair or program director stating that the applicant will receive her or his doctorate by July 31, 2017.  Applicants are requested to submit all material by mail to the listed address.  Applications must be postmarked no later than October 28, 2016.  Please visit our website atwww.bsu.edu/web/psysc .
 
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of seven academic colleges that offer 187 undergraduate programs, 84 master’s programs, and 16 doctoral programs.
Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.  The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.
 
The Department of Psychological Science seeks to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.