September 18, 2014

Visiting Professor Position at Appalachian State University

Kulynych/Cline Distinguished Professorship in Psychology
Appalachian State University

The Department of Psychology at Appalachian State University invites applications for a 1-2 year appointment at the rank of Professor beginning in August, 2015. We seek a distinguished visiting scholar to enrich our Department through consultation and collaboration on topics of interest to our current faculty.

Required Qualifications Include:
·      PhD degree in Psychology (area open)
·      Documented excellence in teaching in undergraduate and graduate psychology courses
·      Documented excellence in scholarship in one or more areas of psychological research

Desired Qualifications Include:
·      Research or applied interests are aligned with those of one or more current members of the faculty
·      Documented expertise in state-of-the art instruction in one or more areas of psychology

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the graduate and undergraduate curriculum, teach one course per semester in an area related to his or her field of expertise, collaborate with faculty in scholarly activities that support the mission of the Department of Psychology, and develop a colloquium series featuring prominent scholars. 

Appalachian State University is a member institution of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina.  Located in Boone, North Carolina, the university has approximately 17,500 students, primarily in Bachelor’s and Master’s programs in both liberal arts and applied fields.  Appalachian has a traditional residential campus and a variety of distance education programs.  The Department has 32 full-time doctoral level faculty members, approximately 1,000 undergraduate majors and 70 full-time graduate students in four master’s degree programs. Additional information about the Department of Psychology, the University, and the surrounding area is located on the Psychology web site at:

Applicants must send via email a complete application consisting of: (1) curriculum vitae, (2) statement of ways in which the candidate would (a) contribute to the curriculum and (b) collaborate with faculty on scholarly activities, (3) electronic copy of graduate transcripts, and (4) names and contact information for four individuals who are willing to serve as references to Dr. Cynthia Anderson, Search Committee Chair ( Paper applications will not be accepted.  The initial review of complete applications will begin November 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free of all forms of discrimination.
Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Dr. Cynthia Anderson (Tel: 828-262-2272, ext. 405; email:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report. Documentation of identity and employability of the applicant will be required before the hiring process can be finalized.

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