Position Title Assistant Professor - Psychology
Position Type Faculty
Secondary Employment Status Academically Prepared Fixed Term
Benefits Eligible? Yes
Job Summary/Basic Function
We are seeking applications for a one-year position in behavioral
pharmacology, psychoendocrinology, or related field in psychology. Normal
course load is three courses (equivalent to 12 semester hours) per semester.
Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and level of experience.
The position includes a nine-month contract. Work visa sponsorship not
available for this position.
The psychology department at Concordia College is comprised of 7 faculty and
serves about 160 majors and over 100 minors. We are a creative, active group
of people who provide a positive, supportive atmosphere in which to work. The
typical class size in our courses is 15-30 students. The department is housed
in the recently renovated Integrated Science Center, which includes a
designated human testing suite and a well-appointed vivarium that is used by
faculty from across the sciences. Opportunities for collaborative work with
colleagues from other disciplines, including our interdisciplinary
neuroscience program, are encouraged and supported.
Concordia College is a selective four-year liberal arts college of
approximately 1,900 undergraduates located in Moorhead (MN)/Fargo (ND), a
growing metropolitan area of 200,000 that has been consistently ranked among
the nation's most livable areas. Concordia College is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer. A more thorough description of Concordia College
can be found at https: // www. concordiacollege.edu/. Information about the
Psychology department can be found at:
https: // www. concordiacollege.edu/academics/programs-of-study/psychology/
A Ph.D. is preferred; ABD may be considered. The candidate would teach courses
suited to their area of expertise, such as psychopharmacology, addiction,
learning and behavior, endocrinology, or psychophysiology of pain. They would
also teach foundational courses including research methods in psychology and
general psychology. Candidates whose teaching, research, and/or other
professional activities focus on under-represented populations, and who are
interested in facilitating diversity-related learning opportunities for
students are highly valued by the department.
Successful candidates must show a commitment to high quality teaching and have
a strong desire/intent to maintain an active research program involving
undergraduates. Applicants should be in sympathy with the mission of a college
of the Lutheran (ELCA) church, which entails a commitment to the liberal
arts, diversity, academic freedom, and openness to discussions about the
relationship between faith and learning. The mission of the college can be
found at https:// www. concordiacollege.edu/about/our-mission/.
Position Opening Date 11/29/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Screening Begins 01/31/2022
Concordia College will not discriminate against or harass any employee or
applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, sex, religion,
national origin, age, veteran's status, disability, genetic information,
sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, public
assistance status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission,
or any other legally protected status.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of completed applications will begin January 31, 2022 and will continue
until the position is filled. Please apply online only. A letter of interest,
vita, transcripts, research statement, statement of teaching philosophy and
contact information for three references will be required for a complete
application. Finalists will be asked to complete an additional three brief
essay questions. For additional information contact Mikel Olson, Search
Committee Chair (email@example.com).
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