Psychology: Assistant Professor - Fall 2020

Position ID: 44418
Georgia Gwinnett College
Position Description
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 

Psychology: Assistant Professor - Fall 2020

Job Category:



Psychology - 1010120


Academic Affairs

Required Documents:

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Letter of Recommendation from App, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcript 1, Unofficial Transcript 2

Position Statement:

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is one of 28 institutions within the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Serving nearly 13,000 students, GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 920,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.


GGC invites applicants for Assistant Professor faculty positions in Psychology starting August 1, 2020.

Applicants should hold a doctorate degree and have one or more years of college-level teaching experience in Psychology, with a preference for those specializing in Developmental Psychology. Preference will also be given to those with quantitative training who can teach Statistics, Research Methods, or both.  Applicants should also provide three letters of recommendation or the contact information for three professional references.

Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the teaching of lower-division and upper-division courses in the applicant's specialization, as well as some subset of core psychology courses such as Introduction to Psychology and Writing in Psychology. Other related duties as assigned.

Successful candidates will have a strong commitment to undergraduate education, student engagement and research, as well as service to the college and community. GGC is an institution that values innovative teaching, advising, and mentoring (advising and mentoring is expected of all faculty).

In accordance with Board of Regents Policy governing GGC faculty, successful applicants will be eligible to receive 3 or 5 year renewable appointments or one year traditional appointments may also be approved. For more information about our college, please visit our website at

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:


  • Doctorate degree (Ph.D.)
  • One year or more of teaaching experience at a college or university.


  • Two or more years of teaching experience at a college or university.
  • Quantitative training in and ability to teach Statistics, Research Methods, or both.
  • Developmental Psychology specialty.

Position Disclosure:

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Georgia is an open records state.


Position requires local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Job takes place in normal environmental conditions.

Work Hours:

Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends).

Position Status:




Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Psychology, General
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020
Vacancy Status: 

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator