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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 707870
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Social Science
Department: Psychology Social Science 10038698
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union

Working/Functional Title

Inst/Ast Prof Fixed Term

Position Summary

The Department of Psychology at Michigan State University seeks applicants for 2 non-tenure-track instructor/assistant professor positions for the 2021-2022 Academic Year. The primary responsibility will be to teach multiple sections of Introductory Psychology (PSY 101 - Hyflex) involving in-person instruction.  Additional courses such as Community Psychology (PSY 270), Developmental Psychology: Infancy Through Childhood (PSY 244), Internship Training in Psychology (PSY 381), Social Psychology (PSY 235), Health Psychology (PSY 320), and 400-level writing courses in a specialty field are also possibilities. These are academic year, fixed-term appointment subject to annual review.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Psychology or related field

Minimum Requirements

Positions at the instructor level require a Master's degree in Psychology or related field by date of hire.

Positions at the assistant professor level require a Doctorate degree in Psychology or related field by date of hire.

Desired Qualifications

Doctoral degree in Psychology or related field.

Required Application Materials

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest.
  2. CV.
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy.

Special Instructions

Questions about the application process should be directed to the Search Coordinator, Erin Laudenslager, at Questions about the position can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Brent Donnellan at

Review of Applications Begins On


Department Statement

The Psychology department is dedicated to advancing psychological science through multidisciplinary research and providing a world-class education for our undergraduate and graduate students. As part of the College of Social Science at a land grant university, our departments broader mission is to conduct research that transforms lives and inspires leaders on our campus, in Michigan communities, and across the world.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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