Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal arts institution located just 20 miles west of Boston, which integrates an academically challenging liberal arts education with workforce preparation programs.
Our founding motto, "Live to the Truth", was said at the end of each class by beloved first principal, Cyrus Peirce, who sought to discover and teach "the truth" - "truth in theory and principle,...truth in spirit and motive,...truth in manner and form,...truth intellectual and truth moral." Principal Bagnall found this motto "speaks of sincerity of spirit,...of intensity of effort, of resolution to succeed, of joy in achievement." "Live to the Truth" continues to guide our institution in practice and endeavor. FSU seeks students and employees who share in this quest for truth and commit to living it fully.
Framingham State University is committed to Inclusive Excellence through collaborative and sustainable partnerships with faculty, staff, students and the greater community. At FSU, we encourage a supportive, diverse and collaborative environment in which we learn from each other through informed and open communication, institutional practices and community engagement. FSU provides a culturally relevant education that includes a beautiful campus with 35 bachelor's degrees with 80 concentrations and 70 minors, 24 master degree programs, a highly personalized teaching environment, and unparalleled commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion.
Framingham State University is honored to be a four-time recipient of the prestigious INSIGHT into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award. The HEED award is the only national recognition honoring colleges and universities that exhibit outstanding efforts and success in the area of diversity and inclusion throughout their campuses.
Framingham State University was recently named as one of the top 10 universities in the U.S. for Black students based on the equity index scoring system developed by the University of Southern California Race and Equity Center. The University was also recently designated as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Inclusive Excellence campus.
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General Statement of Duties:
The Department of Psychology and Philosophy at Framingham State University seeks applications for a tenure-track position in psychology at the assistant professor level starting fall AY19-20.
The position requires teaching General Psychology, Psychological Research Methods, and undergraduate capstone courses. Further, the successful candidate will teach courses in one or more of the domains from the psychology curriculum as well as upper division electives with a clinical bent (such as PSYC 322 Abnormal Psychology and PSYC 353 Topics in Human Services).
Candidates with a variety of applied interests in human services areas and clinical specialties are especially encouraged to apply.
FSU is dedicated to effective teaching with a 3-3 load and each course bears four credits. Contractual responsibilities also include academic advising, service to the university and department, and scholarship. Student-faculty collaboration is highly valued.
- Evidence of effective teaching at the undergraduate level
- Experience with or a demonstrated willingness to participate in teaching, mentoring, research, or service activities that promote an equitable, diverse, and inclusive academic environment,
- Scholarly competence, and
- Ph.D. or Ed.D. in psychology or a related field by 9/1/19.
This is a full-time, exempt, benefits-eligible position in the MSCA bargaining unit. Salary commensurate with experience in accordance with Appendix O of the Massachusetts State College Association (union) contract.
Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final employment for all positions.
Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.
Candidates must apply online at https://framingham.interviewexchange.com by submitting, as separate documents: (1) a cover letter, (2) a CV/resume, (3) a diversity statement*, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy with a list of courses the candidate is prepared to teach (5) a statement of research interests, (6) evidence of effective teaching through the submission of syllabi, recent student evaluations, or similar supporting documents, and (6) the names and contact information for three professional references who will automatically be sent requests to electronically submit written letters of recommendation.
*A diversity statement is a personal statement on a candidate's past efforts, as well as future plans, to enhance diversity and inclusion. Regardless of personal demographic characteristics, FSU has a commitment to hiring candidates who share our commitment to the American Association of College and Universities (AAC&U) Inclusive Excellence Model. Diversity statements will be considered as part of a transparent and comprehensive review of candidates' application materials.
For best consideration, all materials should be received by December 15, 2018. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Official transcripts must be submitted upon appointment.
Framingham State University only accepts application materials through our online application system. We are unable to accept application materials through mail, email, fax, or hand delivery. If you experience technical issues with the online application process, please submit a helpdesk ticket.
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