Assistant Professor of Psychology

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Location: Wichita, KANSAS
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Assistant Professor of Psychology

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Job Description

Friends University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position in Psychology to begin in fall 2023.  This position is a tenure-track, nine-month appointment with major responsibility in the psychology program. Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience. 


Friends University offers a complement of traditional undergraduate majors, non-traditional adult degree-completion programs, and professional graduate programs.  Founded in 1898, the University is situated on a beautiful park-like campus in the heart of Wichita, Kansas.  Wichita is a vibrant urban city with all the charms of a small town.  Our great community offers something for everyone and is rich in arts, education, leisure, and commercial resources.  

Friends University seeks to hire faculty who will embrace our mission and celebrate our commitment to equipping students to honor God in their personal, professional, and spiritual lives by adhering to the University’s RISE Core Values (Respect, Inclusion, Service and Excellence).  The mission of the University is: 

Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual and professional lives. 


·         Teaching introductory through senior-level psychology courses, including experiential learning courses, particularly those related to human services and clinical psychology.

·         Developing and teaching cross-disciplinary courses that can complement other social science majors.  

·         Demonstrate both a passion for and effectiveness in teaching with a strong commitment to undergraduate student engagement and success.  

·         Participation and leadership in appointed committee assignments as well as student advising, recruitment, and retention activities.  

·         Work with social science faculty and other stakeholders on the ongoing assessment and development of the psychology program and other affiliated programs.    

·         Outreach to human service and social service agencies in the wider community. 

·         Participation and leadership with student organizations. 

Skills & Requirements

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Psychology, Human Services or a closely related field from an accredited institution.  Candidates with a Master’s degree and a significant amount of professional experience may also be considered, with the understanding that they would pursue a doctoral degree if hired for the position.   

Positive consideration will be given to practical experience in the field, experience in multicultural settings, a demonstrated ability to build and maintain professional relationships, and evidence of research. 

Please visit our employment site at  to apply.  Only applications submitted through this Friends University website application process will be accepted.

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