Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology
Ball State University
The Department of Educational Psychology is seeking to fill a full-time tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2022 with specialties in assessment, learning, and motivation. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in Educational Psychology. An active research agenda is required for successful progress in the tenure process, with flexibility in area of expertise in research. Service to the University, community, and professional community is also required for successful performance in the department.
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Minimum Qualifications: All degree requirements for PhD in Educational Psychology, or related field from an accredited institution met by date of appointment.
Employer will consider sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: University teaching experience, experience in educational settings, and grant writing experience.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/27683. Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae and cover letter addressed to Gerardo Ramirez. Please contact Dr. Ramirez, Chair of the Search Committee, with questions at email@example.com. In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Letters of recommendation will be required of candidates selected to move forward in the process. Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through November 26, 2021.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.