University Human Resource Services

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological Science

Tenure-track faculty position available August 15, 2014, in developmental psychology.  

Responsibilities:  teach graduate and undergraduate classes in the psychology major; remain current in and contribute to research in specialty area; contribute to the service activities of the department and discipline. 

Minimum qualifications:  completed requirements for a doctoral degree in developmental, educational, or related field of psychology by July 31, 2014; expertise to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in lifespan developmental psychology; demonstrated potential as a teacher-scholar.  

Preferred qualifications:  experience teaching graduate or undergraduate courses in lifespan developmental psychology as well as courses in any of the following areas—introductory psychology, psychology of women, cultural diversity, research methods, and/or statistics; interest in making significant contributions to the master’s programs; research which has led to publication in refereed professional journals.

Send letter of application highlighting qualifications for the position, complete curriculum vitae, transcripts, copies of one to three sample publications or convention presentations, and three letters of recommendation (at least one of which must address the applicant’s teaching ability) to:  

Dr. Linh Littleford, Chair 
Developmental Search Committee 
Department of Psychological Science 
Ball State University 
Muncie, IN  47306  

An ABD must also submit a letter from the department chair or program director stating that the applicant will receive the doctorate by July 31, 2014.

Applicants are requested to submit all materials by mail to the listed address; online applications/sites will not be monitored.  

Applications must be postmarked no later than January 3, 2014.

Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.