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Austin Peay State University


Clarksville, TN, United States

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Work Experience

0-1 Year



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Assistant Professor

About the Organization

About the Job

Austin Peay State University

Department of

Assistant Professor – Psychology

Position No.:  168000


Position Summary:

Department of Psychology at Austin Peay State University invites nominations and applications for a full-time, nine-month tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology. This appointment will become effective no later than August, 2014.  You can learn more about the program by visiting www.apsu.edu/ioprogram.

The Psychology Department consists of 16 faculty members. In addition to the I-O psychology program, which is offered exclusively online and is poised for growth, the department supports popular undergraduate major, graduate concentrations in mental health counseling and school counseling, and has excellent experimental lab facilities for a school of its size.

Austin Peay State University is a leader among state universities in offering online instruction and has been Tennessee’s fastest growing university in recent years. In 2012 and 2013, Austin Peay State University was named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” with “Honor Roll” recognition. Austin Peay State University is a public university with an enrollment of over 10,000 students located in Clarksville, Tennessee, a community of an estimated 136,600 people located approximately 45 miles northwest of Nashville, Tennessee. Clarksville is adjacent to Fort Campbell, Kentucky Military Installation and the Land Between the Lakes recreation area. Information about all that the Clarksville area has to offer can be found at http://www.cityofclarksville.com/

Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Significant role in teaching, supervising graduate research and advising graduate students.
  • Teach courses for undergraduate psychology majors in either face-to-face or online format.
  • The teaching load for this position requires the accumulation of 24 teaching load credits in an academic year. A three-credit hour undergraduate course earns the faculty member three (3) teaching load credits. A three credit-hour graduate course, earns the faculty member four (4) teaching load credits. The number of course preparations rarely exceeds three in any one term.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicant review will continue until the position is filled.


Please refer all questions to facultyapplications@apsu.edu


Applications taken ONLINE ONLY at http://www.apsu.edu/human-resources/faculty




Austin Peay State University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Full Non-Discrimination Policy:  http://www.apsu.edu/student-affairs/affirmative-action-statement.


Job Requirements


Required qualifications:

  • A Doctorate in Industrial-Organizational psychology or a closely related field is required.
  • ABD will be considered if all requirements are completed by date of hire, August, 2014.
  • Engage in scholarly and creative activities and provide service to University/community that commensurate with a 12 credit hour teaching load. (please refer to http://www.apsu.edu/human-resources/faculty for more detailed information)
  • Candidate will gain the required skills to teach in an online environment.
  • A background search will be required of the successful candidate.




Application Instructions

Applications taken ONLINE ONLY at http://www.apsu.edu/human-resources/faculty

Questions e-mail to:  facultyapplications@apsu.edu