The Department of Psychology at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for an Assistant Professor, non-tenure-track, 9-month full-time faculty position to begin on August 16, 2021. The teaching load for this position is four courses per semester (8 per academic year). Teaching assignments will include general courses such as Introduction to Psychology and Research Methods, and may include both traditional and online formats, with additional courses based upon the candidate's area of specialization.
Department Overview: The department has 27 faculty with one of the largest undergraduate programs on campus supporting more than 1,300 undergraduate students, with more than 150 students enrolled in the online program and more than 300 students in the Undergraduate Neuroscience Program, an interdisciplinary program. The department offers a Departmental Honors Program and more than 39% of our undergraduate students participate in mentored research.
University of Alabama at Birmingham: UAB is a young, dynamic four-year research university offering more than 140 programs leading to bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degrees in arts and sciences, business, education, engineering, and health-related fields such as medicine, dentistry, optometry, nursing, and public health. In the fall of 2019, UAB had 22,080 total students including 13,836 undergraduate students, 5,504 master's students and 2,740 doctoral students from more than 110 countries. UAB is located in Birmingham, Alabama, which has been listed by Partners for Livable Communities as one of America's best places to live, work, and play.
UAB's Department of Psychology is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application, candidates are asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement whereby applicants share how through their teaching they have contributed to, or plan to contribute to, diversity and inclusion efforts on campus and/or beyond.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in Psychology and demonstrate successful teaching experience at the college/university level (minimum 3 years teaching experience). Preferred candidates will be able to teach a variety of courses at the undergraduate level (either in the classroom, online, or both). Successful candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching as well as a track record of innovative, evidence-based teaching strategies. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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Internal Number: 8545
About University of Alabama, Birmingham
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.