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Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology

Anderson University (South Carolina) and the College of Arts and Sciences invite applications for two full-time, nine-month positions in Psychology with a start date of August 2024. An earned doctorate in Psychology is required; ABDs will be considered. Experience teaching at the undergraduate level is preferred. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the jobs are filled. Faculty rank and status will be determined at the time of appointment based upon the degrees, experience, and record of scholarship.

The ideal candidates will have interest and ability to teach some of the following courses: introduction to psychology, human development, statistics, research methods, abnormal psychology, testing and assessment, and theories of personality. The candidates should also have experience advising and mentoring undergraduate students, and an interest or experience in developing innovative interdisciplinary and/or contemporary topics courses for a growing department and university.

The largest private university in South Carolina, Anderson University is an innovative and entrepreneurial comprehensive, liberal arts Christian university. AU is one of just a handful of universities in the world to be a recipient of Apple’s Distinguished School recognition four times. In addition to being named as one of the best Southeastern Colleges by the Princeton Review, AU was ranked by U.S News & World Report as the #2 Regional College in the South with a Strong Commitment to Teaching. We are located in South Carolina’s Upstate region, a growing and thriving community with award-winning public schools with convenient access to major cities and year-round outdoor recreation. Affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention, AU seeks to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, active in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of faith.

These are on-site, in-person roles. Your digital application should include a cover letter addressing how you might contribute to teaching undergraduates consistent with Anderson University’s mission: In addition, you should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy highlighting your goals, accomplishments and future plans, unofficial copies of relevant graduate coursework, and an AU faculty application to:     

Susan Kratko, Administrative Assistant,
College of Arts and Sciences
Anderson University
316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC 29621

About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University is a private Christian institution of higher education committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, pregnancy, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under applicable local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs.

The dedicated faculty and staff of Anderson University are committed to assuring a Christ-centered educational environment of excellence. In order to fulfil its religious tenets, and as recognized by law, those seeking employment at the University must be of the Christian faith and agree to respect and not undermine the University’s mission, values, vision, and Statement of Faith. Inquiries related to our commitment to diversity may be directed to