Assistant Professor of Psychology or Human Services Position at Lander University

  • 04 Oct 2019 12:39 PM
    Message # 7917963

    Assistant Professor of Psychology or Human Services
    Lander University

    Lander University invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of
    Psychology or Human Services (rank and title depend on credentials) to begin in August 2020. Candidates with a doctoral degree in clinical/ counseling psychology or human services are preferred, but ABD candidates will be considered.  College-level teaching experience, including teaching online, is preferred.  Applicants should be able to teach human services courses such as its introduction course, drug and alcohol counseling or group dynamics, marriage and family therapy or crisis intervention and prevention, as well as psychology courses such as abnormal psychology or interviewing and counseling, or theories of psychotherapy.  Preference will be given to candidates with a license or who are pursuing licensure in their field of specialization.

    The Department of Psychological Science is a part of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences along with the departments of Government, Criminology, and Sociology; History and Philosophy; and Military Science. The Department offers a major in psychology as well as minors in child and family studies and in human services.  The University is currently seeking approval for a B.S. in Human Services.

    The normal teaching load is 24 hours per year and the successful candidate will be expected to advise students, participate in departmental and university service, develop and maintain a research agenda, and supervise student research. This position would involve teaching at the main campus and at the University Center of Greenville.  Summer teaching assignments are available.


    Located in the upstate region of South Carolina, Lander is a public comprehensive university committed to teaching in a liberal arts environment. Learn more at


    Review of applications begins immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to completed applications received by Nov. 1, 2019.

    Send a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of teaching effectiveness; unofficial transcripts and the names and contact information for three references addressed to:

    Dr. Timothy Snyder, Search Committee Chair

    Lander University
    320 Stanley Avenue
    Greenwood, SC 29649

    Electronic submission of materials to is preferred.


    Lander University is a tobacco-free campus.  All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements.  Lander University is committed to equal opportunity employment and being an employer of choice. Lander believes that corresponding differences within the faculty and staff, whether based on ethnicity, race, gender, religion, age, or other experiences, are tremendous assets to the role of Lander as an educational institution and within the community, region, and state. Moreover, Lander is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. As a result, it is the policy and commitment of Lander that it will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or other protected characteristics.   AA / EOE / ADA / Title IX  

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