Assistant Professor of Psychology

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The School of Sciences at Barton College seeks candidates for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Psychology position with an anticipated start date of August 2019.


The successful candidate will teach 24 (twenty-four) credit hours annually at all levels of psychology coursework, with the possibility of instruction during weekends or evenings, online or hybrid courses. Additional responsibilities include: academic advising for declared or intended major students; ongoing professional scholarship; and service to the School of Sciences, the College campus, and local community. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, with evidence of active student engagement. The ability to assist in the recruitment of students is necessary.


  • Doctoral degree in field of psychology preferred. A candidate who is ABD with expectation of fully completed doctoral degree prior to end of the first year of employment in area of psychology will be considered.
  • Demonstrated record of successful college level teaching
  • Ability to lead a wide-range of psychology courses with preference for ability to lead Cognitive
    Psychology and/or Biopsychology. Ability to lead counseling-related courses is a bonus.
  • Collaborative disposition with a commitment to service
  • Experience or interest in leading online or hybrid courses

Application Process

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To guarantee full consideration, completed application packets should be received by March 8, 2019. Responsibilities will begin with the 2019-2020 academic year. Applications must include letter of interest, current vita, statement on teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three people who are willing to serve as reference. Applications should be directed electronically to Dr. Kevin N. Pennington, Associate Provost and Dean of the School of Sciences, at

Barton College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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