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Florida Atlantic University Instructor of Psychology in John D. McArthur Campus - Jupiter, Florida

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Position Summary:

The Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) invites applications for a full-time (9-month) Instructor position in Psychology beginning Fall 2020. The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses, advise students, and direct honors theses. Expected teaching load is seven courses per year plus thesis supervision.The Wilkes Honors College (WHC), which opened in 1999, is a selective liberal arts college within a large state university, located on FAU’s MacArthur Campus in the coastal town of Jupiter, Florida. The WHC includes a vital community of social science, natural science, and humanities faculty. The campus is an international hub for scientific research, and is host to Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, Scripps Research Institute Florida, and FAU’s own Brain Institute.The WHC’s four-year curriculum is centered on the traditional disciplines in the liberal arts and sciences, with an emphasis on critical thinking, independent study, community-based internships, and interdisciplinary programs. Currently, the WHC enrolls 500 honors students and has 41 full-time honors faculty members. As part of the University’s ambitious strategic plan, the WHC will increase the size of its student body and grow its faculty over the next five years. See www.honorscollege.edu. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Psychology or a closely related discipline and evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching. The committee will view favorably breadth and depth of teaching interests, the ability to contribute specialized as well as core courses in psychology to our talented, motivated, conscientious and diverse student body, potential for collaboration in the interdisciplinary teaching activities of the college, experience in advising and mentoring undergraduate students, and a commitment to fostering diversity on the campus.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. from accredited institution in Psychology or related discipline by time of appointment and evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching required.


Commensurate with experience

College or Department:

Honors College


John D. McArthur Campus - Jupiter

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice. All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents. The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter describing how they plan to contribute to the Wilkes Honors College environment, curriculum vitae that includes contact information for three to five references, a teaching philosophy statement, a list of classes that they would like to and/or be prepared to teach, and a copy of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to one's application as with other US-based transcripts. Prior to appointment, the candidate must submit official, sealed transcripts from all institutions where graduate coursework was attempted, whether or not a degree was obtained, as well as an original NACES evaluation, if applicable. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University not to you as the student. A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711Review of materials begins March 15, 2020. This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

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