Professor in Psychology

Position ID: 42839
Location
Institution: 
South Georgia State College
College/Div/School: 
Arts & Professional Studies
Department: 
Psychology
Position Description
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Professor
Job Description: 

 

Professor of Psychology

 

Job ID:  1903
 
Location SGSC -  Douglas Campus (Main);SGSC - Valdosta State Entry
 
Full/Part Time:  Full-Time
 
Regular/Temporary Regular
 
Responsibilities
 

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Teach 15 semester credit hours per semester / 30 semester credit hours for the academic year (tenure track faculty); or as a Lecturer, 18 semester credit hours per semester/36 semester credit hours for the academic year.
  • Ability to teach at all SGSC campuses and sites, particularly at our Entry Program at Valdosta University.
  • Meet each class as scheduled at the designated time and place and for the designated length of time.
  • Maintain a minimum of ten office hours for student consultation per week, appropriate to the time and delivery method of the assigned courses (e.g.., evening, week-end, on-line, or off-campus) and post this information.
  • At the beginning of each course, provide each student with a syllabus per the guidelines in the faculty handbook.
  • Develop new courses and course materials as appropriate.
  • Faculty serve on committees, task forces, and other college-improvement activities; however, Lecturers are not assigned to USG or SGSC standing committees.
  • Attend and participate in all college-wide and appropriate School meetings.
  • Support student activities and clubs.
  • Participate in professional development activities on an on-going basis.
  • Stay current in the teaching discipline(s) and the pedagogy of that discipline.
  • Assist advisees with academic planning, scheduling, graduation, registration, and other appropriate academic issues.
  • Submit correct proof rosters and grades in Banner by the assigned deadlines. Record daily attendance according to institutional policy.
  • Submit assessment data to discipline committee chair in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

  • Mastery of the teaching discipline.
  • Ability to engage students in higher order learning
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral forms  
  • Ability to align instruction with student learning outcomes
  • Adhere to institutional policies and procedures  

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

  • Each faculty member reports to the appropriate Department Chair and School Dean.

GUIDELINES

  • Guidelines include college policies and procedures, department policies and Board of Regents policy and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

  • The work consists of varied administrative duties and coordination of primary functional areas. Strict regulations contribute to the complexity of the position
  • Success in this position contributes to the efficiency, effectiveness, and regulatory compliance of all department operations

CONTACTS                                                 

  • Contacts are typically with students, co-workers, other college personnel and members of the general public
  • Contacts are typically to provide services; to give or exchange information; to resolve problems; to motivate or influence persons; or to justify, defend or negotiate matters

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table, or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending or crouching
  • The employee occasionally lifts light objects
  • The work is typically performed in an office setting

Required Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • The completion of a Master’s Degree in Psychology plus 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Doctorate in the field
  • Graduate coursework and experience in or related to professional business and technical writing preferred
  • Three years teaching experience
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Psychology, General
Degree Levels: 
Doctorate
Masters
Position Type: 
Faculty
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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University System of Georgia
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The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu

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