Tougaloo College, a private four-year, co-educational institution in Jackson, Mississippi, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology teaching position, beginning as early as Spring 2024. The successful candidate will provide responsible and professional instructional needs of the department, as well as academic and professional advisement and mentorship to students in instruction, research, and service activities. Highly qualified candidates may have opportunity for leadership roles within the department. The position reports directly to the Chair of the Psychology Department.
Responsibilities include teaching four undergraduate courses per semester (e.g. Child and Adolescent Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, History and Systems, Experimental or Psychology of Women), student advising, supervising students’ senior papers, preparing institutional effectiveness planning documents, serving the College through committee participation, and supporting departmental efforts for continued improvement of programs. Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a majority African American student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students across a wide range of disciplines.
Ph.D. in Psychology with some teaching experience at the collegiate or university level preferred. Area of specialization in Psychology is open. Applicants with ABD in the field will also be considered, however, the Ph.D. is required for tenure consideration. Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal and analytic skills. Grant writing experience will be an asset. Evidence of scholarly activity, publication, and innovation is valued. The ability to work collaboratively and collegially with faculty and community members is essential. Documents needed are a forwarding letter, update curriculum vita, copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required during interviews), sample syllabus of a taught course, and documents of teaching excellence and statement of teaching philosophy, and three current letters of reference that address teaching ability.
In order to apply for a position, click the Employment Application link and complete the form.
Attention: Director of Human Resources
500 West County Line Road
Tougaloo, MS 39174
TOUGALOO COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, AGE,
NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, DISABILITY, CITIZENSHIP, VETERAN STATUS, GENETIC
INFORMATION, GENDER IDENTITY; OR ANY OTHER LEGALLY PROTECTED STATUS. THE COLLEGE
PROHIBITS SEXUAL HARASSMENT, INCLUDING SEXUAL VIOLENCE.