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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Assistant Professor of Psychology

locationEvansville, IN, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/18/2023
Full Time

Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology

Division: Provost's Office

Department: College of Liberal Arts

FLSA Status: Exempt

EEO Job Group: 2 C5

Position Summary

The Department of Psychology at the University of Southern Indiana, a public university in Evansville, Indiana, seeks applications for a 9-month, tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Psychology. The appointment will begin in August 2024.

Duties/Responsibilities 

Responsibilities will include teaching 12 credit hours per semester (2-3 course preparations), advising psychology majors, maintaining scholarly activity, and engaging in professional and university service activities. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate course offerings in psychopathology, clinical, counseling, and/or research methods and statistics.

Required Knowledge and Skills

Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in Psychology or a related subfield, although ABD candidates will be considered. If the candidate’s degree is not conferred by the date of hire, the candidate will be hired at the rank of Instructor until the degree is conferred.

About USI



The University of Southern Indiana is a public higher education institution located on a beautiful 1,400-acre campus in Evansville, IN. We offer employees exceptional benefits! Benefits for this position include:

  • Affordable medical, dental, vision, life and short term and long-term disability insurance plans.
  • Retirement plan where the University makes the total contribution equivalent to 11% of annual salary.
  • Full tuition fee waiver for employees/75% for spouses and dependent children.
  • Free access to Recreation, Fitness & Wellness Center.
  • Access to on-campus University Health Center and Dental Hygiene Clinic.


For more information about the benefits that USI offers, please visit www.usi.edu/hr/benefits.

About the College

More information about the College of Liberal Arts can be found at usi.edu/liberal-arts.

About the Department

More information about the Psychology degree, Psychology Department, the University of Southern Indiana, and Evansville can be found at https://www.usi.edu/liberal-arts/psychology/future-faculty.

Application Process

Click “Apply Now!” near the top right of this page to complete an application and upload application materials to the attention of the Search Committee Chair. Application materials should include:
  • letter of application addressing relevant experience in teaching undergraduate courses in psychology and your fit within the Psychology Department at the University of Southern Indiana
  • current curriculum vitae
  • unofficial transcripts
  • brief statement of teaching philosophy
  • description of research plans
  • brief statement of experience with Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility as it relates to undergraduate education


Search Committee Chair:

If you have questions about the open position, please contact Dr. Amie McKibban, search committee chair, at armckibban@usi.edu.

Best Consideration Date:

For best consideration, please submit materials before December 17, 2023.

Pre-Employment Screening

A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Authorization to Work in the United States

USI typically will sponsor an employment-related visa for this position.

Interview Accommodations

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please contact the manager of Employment at mcweinzapf@usi.edu or (812) 464-1840. Contacting the manager of Employment is intended for use in seeking disability-related accommodations only. For general applicant inquiries, contact Human Resources at HumanRes@usi.edu or (812) 464-1815.

EEO Statement

The University of Southern Indiana is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.