POSITION: Assistant/ Associate Professor of Psychology

SCHOOL: School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
DEPARTMENT: Social Sciences and Criminal Justice
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30am - 5:00pm; Overtime is required as needed and may include weekends and holidays
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

DUTIES (include but are not limited to):

  • Advise and register students, participate in retention, placement, and educational activities;
  • Demonstrate ability to supervise independent research projects;
  • Maintain accurate academic records for students;
  • Participate in instructional committees;
  • Assist in student recruitment;
  • Assume Department, School, and College committee responsibilities;
  • Participate in College community service;
  • Participate in professional development;
  • Demonstrate experience in using technology for course instruction
  • Teach 12 credit hours per semester, conduct scholarly work, and be responsible for professional service including committee work, student advisement/recruitment, and course and program development. In addition to teaching General Psychology, successful candidate must be able to teach a combination of the following courses: Statistics, and Research Methods, Theories of Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Behavioral Psychology, Medical Psychology, Social Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Ethnic Identity and Psychological Testing.


Submit letter of application, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, three recent letters of recommendation, official transcripts from all institutions attended, and any other supporting material. An earned doctorate in psychology is required for this position. Send all application materials to:

For further information, contact:

Dr. Charles P. Austin Sr., Dean
304, FAHC
School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
(803) 705-4789/4653

Office of Human Resources
ATTENTION: Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204


Adjunct Faculty Positions for 2015-16 Academic Year

The Division of Academic Affairs is currently accepting applications for adjunct faculty in all academic departments for the 2015-16 academic year:

School of Business and Economics

Department of Business Administration, Management and Marketing
Department of Economics, Finance & Accounting

School of Education, Health and Human Services

Department of Education, Child & Family Studies
Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
Department of Social Work

School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Mass Communication
Department of Fine Arts

School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Department of Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Health Science
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Department of Physics and Engineering

All applications should be submitted to:
Academic Affairs Search Committee
Office of Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

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Benedict College is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, nation origin, religion, or disability in educational programs, activities, and employment.

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