Assistant Professor of Psychology

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Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)
Grade:UNAC Grade 30
Work type:Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
School/Business unit:Juneau Campus Deans
Location: Juneau
Categories: Education/Instructional, Other

Position Summary:

The Department of Social Sciences at the University of Alaska Southeast is hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology to begin in fall 2019. Instructor duties will include entry-level psychology courses and classes in our emerging behavioral health program. This is a full time, 9-month, UNAC, Assistant Professor position. We strongly encourage, women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.


Required Qualifications:

  • PhD in Psychology in a related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach introductory/survey psychology courses.
  • Demonstrated ability teach upper division psychology courses in areas of applicant’s interest and specialization.
  • 2-3 years previous experience teaching undergraduate psychology courses.
  • Previous experience teaching diverse student populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to offer interdisciplinary courses in areas such as social psychology, political psychology, gender and sexuality, cultural psychology, and/or health-related fields.
  • Ability to contribute to the development of a certificate in behavioral health.
  • Ability to teach in an interdisciplinary department and in interdisciplinary programs with individuals Social Science, Natural Science, and Humanities fields.
  • Experience working with first generation students, non-traditional students, Native American/Alaska Native/American Indian and other diverse student groups.
  • Experience teaching courses in an online/distance or blended/hybrid learning environment.
  • Familiarity with Alaska and interest in carrying out research in the region.
  • Willingness to deliver effective undergraduate instruction in Southeast Alaska, the cultural homeland of Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian peoples.

This is a 9-month, full-time, faculty appointment, complete with a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. This position is covered by the UNAC collective bargaining agreement. Applications will initially be reviewed on November 25th 2018 and the recruitment will remain open until filled.  

Complete applications will include the following items: Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, transcripts, contact information for three references, and Statement of Teaching Philosophy.  Contact, phone (907) 796-6263 for technical support, additional questions, or to request ADA accommodation when completing your application.

For more information about our School of Arts and Sciences and our Department please visit us online:

The Department of Social Sciences openly embraces diversity and inclusivity, and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, gender, classes, sexualities, nationalities, religions, and abilities. As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAS is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.  All interested persons should apply online.

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