Assistant Teaching Professor - Psychology

Updated: 38 minutes ago
Location: Campus, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime


The Department of Psychology at Bowling Green State University invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position (full-time, 9-month, one-year, nonrenewable) in Psychology starting August 2024.
Information about Program and College
The Department of Psychology is located within the College of Arts and Sciences. The College strives to foster and sustain an engaging culture of discovery, creativity, teaching, learning, and collaboration, enriched by a diversity of experiences and perspectives. We are especially interested in recruiting candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, scholarly/creative work, and/or service, to our efforts to meet the challenge of achieving inclusive excellence in our academic community. The College takes a cohort-based approach to faculty success, providing resources and support within the Dean’s Office and through collaboration with Arts and Sciences departments and schools, leadership teams in other colleges, and university-serving partners such as the Center for Faculty Excellence. Through these connections, we are developing comprehensive programming that supports the professional growth and advancement of faculty across all disciplines, ranks, and career stages. We value and practice shared governance and are committed to maintaining a vibrant and equitable working environment.
The Department of Psychology at BGSU enjoys a nationally ranked doctoral program that offers specializations in clinical, industrial-organizational, developmental, and neural-cognitive sciences. In all, the department includes 22 faculty members, approximately 95 graduate students, and over 600 undergraduate majors. The faculty are committed to excellence in teaching and research. The department fosters an inclusive environment through faculty participation in the NSF-funded ALLIES program, a student-led committee focused on issues related to underrepresented groups, and efforts to weave attention to cultural awareness throughout clinical training. For more information, visit our web site:
As a public university for the public good, Bowling Green State University is a comprehensive, high research university located in northwestern Ohio committed to driving economic and cultural vitality in the region and beyond. Through innovative teaching, research and creative activities, BGSU fosters a collaborative and inclusive learning community where inspired ideas, knowledge and achievements support the region, state and nation. Supporting student success and outcomes, more than 760 talented and passionate faculty members teach across all majors, with nearly 80% holding terminal degrees in their field. BGSU offers more than 200 undergraduate majors and programs, 17 doctoral programs, 57 master’s programs and a significant number of certificate programs.
Guided by Forward , the BGSU strategic plan, the University’s research and creative activities have resulted in a significant increase in extramural funding over the past several years. Committed to meeting workforce needs, BGSU is investing in in-demand academic programs. The University recently established a School of Nursing , School of Physical Therapy , School of Engineering, School of the Built Environment and School of Aviation. As a national leader in innovative partnerships, BGSU provides comprehensive and connected opportunities for its learning community in and out of the classroom. The University established the first-of-its-kind Resort and Attraction Management (RAAM) program in collaboration with Cedar Fair. BGSU also has strategic partnerships in advanced manufacturing, aviation, forensic science and engineering fields.
For the fourth year in a row, The Wall Street Journal ranks BGSU as the No. 1 public university in the Midwest that students would choose again. BGSU also holds the Wall Street Journal distinction of being the No. 1 university in Ohio – public or private – for student experience.

Essential Functions

  • Teach a variety of undergraduate courses such as introductory psychology, statistics, social psychology, industrial-organizational psychology, or psychopathology

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Psychology or sub-field of Psychology (e.g., Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology)
  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate level as a TA or instructor of record
Minimum Qualifications  
  • Master’s degree in Psychology or sub-field of Psychology (e.g., Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology)
  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate level as a TA or instructor of record

Additional Information

Application Materials Required

  • Cover letter 
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness 
  • Names and contact information of three professional references 
Unofficial transcripts of highest degree earned are required for candidates invited for in-person interviews.
Finalist will be required to submit official transcripts.
BGSU policy requires finalist to authorize and pass a background check prior to receiving an offer of employment.
Application Deadline  
The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by May 30, 2024.
Salary & Benefits  
Competitive and commensurate with candidate’s experience and credentials. Full benefits package available.
Further Information :
For additional information, contact Dr. Sherona Garrett-Ruffin, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected].

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer . We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421 or email [email protected] .

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