Assistant Professor - Psychology

Concordia College

United States

January 31, 2022

Description

Position Information Position Title Assistant Professor - Psychology

Position Type Faculty Position Number FTE

1.0

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/

Minimum Qualifications

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/.

Preferred Qualifications Position Opening Date 11/29/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Screening Begins 01/31/2022 EEO/AA Statement

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 (molson@cord.edu).

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Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Research Statement
  • Transcripts
  • Optional Documents

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