Coastal Carolina University — Assistant Professor of Psychology, Social / Forensic Psychology

The Gupta College of Science at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology position to begin August 16, 2022. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Social or Forensic Psychology by time of appointment with a strong commitment to undergraduate education, mentoring student research, advising, and supervising internships. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory psychology, research methods, psychological statistics, and upper level courses in social and/or forensic psychology areas.  We are particularly interested in applicants who will develop an active research program incorporating student collaborators and seek external funding. Prior undergraduate teaching experience, student mentoring, and research publications preferred. 

Coastal Carolina University (CCU) is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located just nine miles from the Atlantic coast resort area of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. CCU enrolls more than 10,000 students from 45 states and 52 nations. The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts, sciences, business, humanities, education, health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and a Ph.D. degree in Marine Science.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to building a diverse faculty and encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer. 

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested candidates should submit: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, recent teaching evaluations, and names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references electronically at: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, with preference given to applications received before February 14th. 

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.