Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology at OSU

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Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology

Institution: Oklahoma State University
Location: Stillwater, OK
Category: Faculty – Education – Educational Psychology
Type: Full Time

Req ID: req5806
Position Number: 213417
Department: Ed Fndn, Ldrshp & Aviation (SEFLA)
Hiring Supervisor: Dr. Susan Stansberry
Hiring Range
(Contingent upon available funding):
Work Schedule: Varied

Job Summary

The School of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Aviation, in the College of Education, Health and Aviation at Oklahoma State University is seeking a 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology. The Educational Psychology program offers a PhD and MS degree in Educational Psychology with an online degree option for MS students. We emphasize the application of psychological theories of human development, learning, cognition, and motivation to applied educational contexts and services for children, youth, and adults.

Responsibilities include: Teaching courses in development as well as learning and motivation appropriate to the candidate’s expertise and the program needs, conducting research and publishing in scholarly journals, advising and supervising graduate students, and serving the school, college, university, and profession. This position is assigned to the Stillwater campus; however, Educational Psychology faculty may also teach in an online format and occasionally on the Tulsa campus.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin November 30, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts, teaching statement and contact information for three professional references. Transcripts may be mailed to Patricia Karcher 203 Willard Hall Stillwater, OK 74078. For more information about the Educational Psychology program, please visit our web site or direct specific inquiries to Dr. Mike Yough at

Position Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D./Ed.D. in Educational Psychology, Learning Sciences or closely related field.

A record of scholarly productivity commensurate with the candidate’s level of experience, and potential for excellence in teaching. Candidates who are ABD will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

We are seeking a scholar with a strong foundation in development, though the specific area is open. Additionally, we are seeking candidates whose scholarship has high potential for increased collaboration with the Educational Technology program, and has a scholarly interest in empirically-based solutions to reduce educational disparities of historically marginalized students within the state of Oklahoma and beyond. Experience in K-12 education will also be valued.

Application Information:

Online App. Form:

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Oklahoma State University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. Oklahoma State University employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. Citizens. Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For assistance with the application process or to request an accommodation to enable application, contact OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078 or call 405-744-7401. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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