North Carolina Agricultural and Technical (A&T) State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Health Psychology Endowed Professorship. This distinguished professorship in psychology is a prestigious designation for a faculty member who has earned prominence for scholarly and professional achievements in psychology.
The Distinguished Professor will serve as a researcher and educator in the Department of Psychology. The successful candidate is expected to maintain a funded research program and mentor and train both undergraduate and graduate students in research techniques. The successful candidate is also expected to publish in peer reviewed journals and work collaboratively with colleagues from psychology and other related disciplines.
The successful candidate is also expected to work with psychology leadership to implement the M.S. in Health Psychology program and to extend graduate program offerings, and, advance the University's goals in research and scholarship.
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As an 1890 land grant and doctoral-research university, North Carolina A&T State University enjoys a long-standing national reputation in learning, discovery, and engagement. As the largest HBCU in the nation, our enrollment is more than 12,000 students and our workforce includes more than 2,000 employees. North Carolina A&T offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through eight academic colleges. North Carolina A&T State University offers over 90-degree programs at the bachelor, masters and doctoral levels. The University is one of the sixteen constituent units of the University of North Carolina (UNC) and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The strategic vision focuses the University on interdisciplinary scholarly activities in a learner-centered environment.
The College of Health and Human Sciences offers programs in Health Communications, Kinesiology, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology. Through innovative programs, high impact, and student-centered pedagogy, faculty in the college foster an inter-professional learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty also engage in scholarly and service activities at the department, school, college, university, and community levels, and within professional organizations. Social justice and promotion of health equity are integral components of the mission of the college. Consistent with this mission, the college welcomes applicants representing the full diversity of intellectual perspectives, research agendas, life experiences, social-demographic, and political-cultural-backgrounds.
The Department of Psychology is a supportive community of committed faculty and practitioners whose goals are to introduce students to the ideas and concepts relevant to this discipline, encourage interdisciplinary learning, prepare students for study in graduate schools, prepare students for entry-level jobs requiring knowledge in psychology, and train students to conduct both basic and applied research. These goals are reached through quality classroom instruction, departmental colloquia, departmental student organizations, internship opportunities through independent study, and individualized research projects. The Department of Psychology has 600 enrolled undergraduate students and currently has 7 tenure-track faculty and 1 full professor. The department is seeking candidates to join a growing program with a highly interactive faculty.
Internal job number: 001161
Candidates must have a PhD in Psychology or a PhD in a closely related area with a specialization in health, clinical, social or developmental psychology.
The successful candidate is expected to have a program of funded research; demonstrated proficiency in mentoring and training both undergraduate and graduate students in research techniques; successful collaborations with colleagues from psychology and other related disciplines, and a record of publication in peer reviewed journals consistent with a senior rank.
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!