The Department of Psychology in Mercer University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for a Lecturer position to start August 1, 2022. Area of specialization is open, but we are seeking candidates who can teach survey courses (in order of need), in Abnormal Psychology, Lifespan Development, and/or biopsychology courses. As the second-largest major in the College, we are seeking a colleague with demonstrated excellence in teaching and a commitment to serving a diverse student population.
Responsibilities include teaching 27 hours per academic year at the undergraduate-level.
Mercer University is a private university distinguished by its commitment to teaching, empowering and inspiring its students to create, discover, and serve. The university offers rigorous programs to more than 8,700 students enrolled in schools of liberal arts and sciences, engineering, music, business, law, pharmacy, medicine, nursing, health professions, education, theology, and professional advancement. The highly selective, residential, undergraduate-only College of Liberal Arts and Sciences enrolls over 1900 students. Among the freshmen in 2021, 27% are 1st generation college students, 36% are Pell-eligible, and 51% are Black/African American, Asian, or Hispanic/Latinx. The College, which hosts a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, is dedicated to cultivating intellectual curiosity, respectful dialog, and responsible citizenry. It is located in the historic city of Macon, Georgia, which is the educational, medical, cultural and commercial hub of Middle Georgia, an hour and a half south of Atlanta.
For additional information about Mercer and the position, please contact the Chair of the search committee, Dr. Keegan Greenier at email@example.com or consult the following website: http://www.mercer.edu.
(1) Cover letter, (2) current CV, (3) statement of teaching philosophy including candidate’s approach to teaching a diverse student population, (4) contact information for at least three professional references.
Optional: If you have prior Student Evaluations, please include in the “Other” documents section.
|Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates should access http://jobs.mercer.edu to complete a brief online application and attach the aforementioned required documents.
Finalists will send, upon request, unofficial graduate transcripts (redact any personal or private identifying information including, but not limited to: social security number, birthdate, race or gender, before submitting) and three confidential letters of recommendation that specifically address teaching ability directly to Dr. Keegan Greenier at firstname.lastname@example.org. The successful candidate must submit official transcripts prior to employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.