Assistant Professor, Psychology

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Research Field
Psychological sciences
Researcher Profile
Recognised Researcher (R2)
First Stage Researcher (R1)
United States
Application Deadline
Type of Contract
To be defined
Job Status
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

Offer Description

Assistant Professor, Psychology

Job ID: 271367
Location: Columbus State University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Great universities inspire the very best in us. They nurture new ideas, fresh perspectives, and creative problem-solving. They challenge students to discover their passions – and to turn those passions into thriving careers that improve our world.

Columbus State University is exactly that kind of place. With exceptional facilities, ideal class sizes, and unique field experiences, our students have room to create. Here, every faculty and staff member is part of the educational process, actively mentoring students and championing each new step in their journey.

Located just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, CSU is part of the University System of Georgia where we pride ourselves in the USG Statement of Core Values – Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values form and guide the daily work of our institution.

CSU’s core values – Excellence, Creativity, Engagement, Sustainability, Inclusion, and Servant Leadership make us an institution like no other. Each year, we enroll more than 7,000 students from the Southeast, across the nation, and around the world. Many programs at Columbus State rank high for affordability and value. The university strives to provide all students with an exceptional education that’s accessible, affordable, and creative to the core.

Department Information

Department of Psychology

Job Summary

The Department of Psychology at Columbus State University seeks applications for an Assistant Professor of Psychology. The start date for this position is August 1, 2025.


Candidates are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and student success. Candidates will be expected to teach introductory psychology courses as well as upper-level courses in their specialty. Preference will be given to candidates who can expand the department’s course offerings related to applied psychology. Candidates who can also teach statistics, writing, or research methods will also receive additional consideration. Candidates who have experience with a variety of teaching methods, and have experience working with culturally diverse groups, are preferred.

The normal teaching load is four classes per semester. Courses may be taught during daytime and evening hours, using a variety of modalities such as face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online in certain circumstances.

Required Qualifications

Earned Ph.D. with specialization in psychology before the start date of August 2025.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional expertise in applied areas, including but not limited to social, health, or biological psychology is preferred but not required.

Proposed Salary

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Documents to Attach

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented before campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular, a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline.

Required Documents to Submit with Online Application:

– Cover Letter/Letter of Application

– Curriculum Vitae

– Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts from all institutions attended must be received prior to an offer being extended)

– Statement of Teaching Philosophy

– Evidence of Effective Teaching

– Contact information for three (3) persons willing to provide letters of reference

All applications and required documents must be submitted using Columbus State University’s online employment site.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Jonathan Meyers at

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to submit and successfully pass a background investigation to include reference checks and verification of academic credentials (if applicable). Other additional requirements may be required based upon specific position duties:

  • A credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage;
  • Pre-employment drug testing for positions with high-risk responsibilities.
  • Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive a Columbus State University fleet vehicle or other vehicle designated as a fleet vehicle. A successful drug screening will be required as a condition of employment a randomly thereafter.

*Applicants for positions of trust may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. *

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond. Additionally, all members of the USG community must adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values must also be aware of and comply with the Board of Regents policies on Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Columbus State University is proud to be an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity institution. It is the policy of our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws.

Background Check

  • CSU Background Standard Only

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Catégorie emploiEnseignement et recherche scientifique, Psychologie

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