Stanley R. Aeschleman Distinguished Professorship in Psychology - 087211

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The Department of Psychology at Appalachian State University invites applications for the Stanley R. Aeschleman Distinguished Professorship in Psychology.  Appointment to this nine-month faculty position will be made at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor, with tenure. The start date for this position is negotiable but is expected to be August 15, 2018.   Requirements for the position are a Ph.D. in Psychology and a demonstrated record of outstanding accomplishment in health-related psychology (e.g., occupational health, health disparities, clinical health, or other similar areas). 

The holder of the Distinguished Professorship will be expected to maintain a high-level of national scholarship and leadership beyond the institution.  Responsibilities of this position include undergraduate and graduate instruction, being available for consultation with faculty, researchers, and members of the community, and contributing to the University in ways appropriate to their expertise.

Appalachian State University is a member institution of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina. Located in Boone, North Carolina, the University has approximately 18,300 students, primarily in bachelor’s and master’s programs in both liberal arts and applied fields. Appalachian has a traditional residential campus and a variety of distance education programs. The Department has 36 full-time faculty members (30 tenure-track) with graduate programs in Clinical, Experimental, Industrial-Organizational and Human Resource Management, and School Psychology. There are approximately 1,000 undergraduate majors and 80 full-time graduate students. Additional information about the Department of Psychology, the University, and the surrounding area is located on the Psychology web site at:

Applicants must send via email a complete application consisting of: curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and an electronic copy of graduate transcripts to Dr. Doug Waring, Stanley R. Aeschleman Distinguished Professorship Search Chair ( ). Additionally, three letters of recommendation must be emailed directly from the letter writers to Dr. Waring ( ). Paper applications will not be accepted. The initial review of completed applications will begin January 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation. Appalachian State University is committed to developing and allocating resources to the fundamental task of creating a diverse campus culture. We value diversity as the expression of human similarities and differences, as well as the importance of a living and learning environment conducive to knowledge, respect, acceptance, understanding and global awareness.

Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Dr. Waring (Tel: 828-262-2272); email: . Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report. Documentation of identity and employability of the applicant will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. For more information, please visit: