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Asbury University it looking for a qualified candidate to fill the role of Full-Time, Tenure-Track Psychology Faculty.
POSITION: The College of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences at Asbury University invites applications and nominations for an open-rank, tenure-track position beginning August 2021.
INSTITUTIONAL COMMITMENT: Asbury University is an independent, Christian, liberal arts university in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition. In the desire to be a more inclusive community, reflective of the Kingdom of God, we especially encourage applications from women and from candidates from various ethnic backgrounds. At Asbury University, employees must display a committed and dynamic Christian faith along with the ability to support the University’s Wesleyan Holiness theological position, lifestyle standards, and mission. Candidates must agree, support and adhere to University policies and procedures – including the Faculty Manual, Community Standards Guidelines, Human Sexuality Statement, and the Standard of Conduct for employees. Asbury University does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, or handicap in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach 24 credit-hours in an academic year (introductory and upper-level courses in Psychology) in both online and face-to-face modalities; advise students in the Psychology major; serve on assigned department and university committees; and provide leadership and active participation in spiritual life activities on campus.
ACADEMIC RANK: Academic rank at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level commensurate with experience. Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.
REQUIREMENTS: A completed Ph.D. in Psychology or Psy D.; a deep, personal commitment to Jesus Christ and the local church; evidence of pedagogical skills and scholarship; an ability to teach Introductory Psychology classes as well as either 1) coursework related to counseling psychology, expressive therapies, stress management and other similar courses or 2) cognitive psychology, behavioral statistics, physiological psychology, health psychology, and other similar courses*; adherence to Asbury’s Wesleyan-Holiness statement of faith; a willingness to oversee undergraduate research and/or supervise student practica experiences, a capacity to lead and engage in interdisciplinary conversations with other faculty from a Wesleyan-Holiness perspective; and strong appreciation for undergraduate liberal arts learning environments.
*The Psychology Department at Asbury anticipates expanding curriculum offerings into new areas associated with biological psychology in the near future.
COMPENSATION: Compensation is competitive and dependent upon education and experience. Benefits include retirement (TIAA/CREF) and insurance plans.
INQUIRY PROCESS: Questions may be directed to Human Resources, Asbury University at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested candidates should email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement describing the current vitality of your personal Christian faith to email@example.com or mail to:
Asbury University Human Resources 1 Macklem Drive Wilmore, KY 40390
About Asbury University
Asbury University was founded in 1890 with a commitment to academic excellence and spiritual vitality. The University is recognized as a premier Christian university in the liberal and applied arts that prepares young men and women to engage postmodern society with a Christian worldview in the Wesleyan Holiness tradition as servant leaders. Asbury seeks to enable students to acquire skills and attitudes that promote the holistic integration of faith, learning and living in a Christ-centered transformative community based on Biblical principles. Asbury University encourages more than 1,325 traditional undergraduate students to study, worship and serve together on a campus located 10 miles southwest of Lexington in Wilmore, Ky. These students come from 44 states and 15 foreign nations, and more than 80 percent of the University’s students live on campus. Students in our Adult Professional Studies and graduate programs increase the total enrollment to 1,700 students. Asbury University’s 13 academic departments,contained within four schools, offer more than 50 majors.
The University also offers several Master's programs, including education and social work. In addition, the Unive...rsity provides an adult degree-completion program called Adult Professional Studies (APS) and Online Programs. As a result, the University has a total enrollment of more than 1,700 students. More than 22,000 living alumni of the University surround the globe, leading and serving in all 50 states and more than 70 nations.
Asbury University is an independent liberal arts university, providing undergraduate and graduate educational programs guided by the classical tradition of orthodox Christian thought. Central to this endeavor is a clear affirmation of the scriptures of the Old and New Testaments as God’s infallible and authoritative word and particularly its teaching that the world was created by God and that persons are created in the image of God. On this foundation, we seek to provide an excellent integrated educational experience that appreciates truth in all areas of life and develops whole persons for achievement and service. Whether preparing students for further advanced-degree study or for professional employment, the educational programs of the University reflect a liberal arts character.
Asbury University is listed among the best liberal arts universities in the nation by the National Review, and has been named among the top-10 regional liberal arts institutions in the South by U.S. News and World Report. The Templeton Foundation has recognized Asbury as a "character building university" and has singled out its leadership development program for special recognition.
Asbury University’s campus has a beautiful setting located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region, 10 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., on US 68.