Northland College is an environmentally-committed college on the shores of Lake Superior. The Social Responsibility Program at the College invites dynamic and proven educators to apply for a tenure track assistant professor position of Psychology. A PhD or ABD-status in Psychology, is required.

Northland College has adopted a strategic initiative to increase the diversity of its faculty and staff. The College provides equal opportunity for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Northland College is an affirmative action employer. People of color, women, and others who would provide diverse perspectives to our College are encouraged to apply for this position. AA/EOE.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

This position has a teaching load of seven courses per year and will contribute to the development of a recently redesigned psychology program at the college. We are interested in candidates from all areas of cognition, neuroscience, or social psychology. Of special importance is the fit between the candidates teaching and scholarly interests and Northland’s emphases on issues of sustainability, the environment, and social justice. The successful candidate will be expected to: (1) teach courses in content areas from a few sub-disciplines in psychology including General Psychology, Cognition, Consciousness, Social, Abnormal, or Neuropsychology; and advanced topics in the candidate’s area of interest; (2) develop a program of scholarly work that engages undergraduates; (3) provide service to the college through committee work and student advising. Preference will be given to applicants who place a high value on a liberal arts education and whose teaching and scholarly interests fit well with the mission of the college.

Organization Details

Northland College Ashland, Wisconsin United States

How to Apply

Submit (in PDF format) a letter that describes your interest in Northland College, a curriculum vitae and assessment(s) of past teaching, and unofficial graduate transcripts.

Official transcripts will be requested of all candidates selected as finalists. Review of applications will begin on November 5th, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Application Deadline: December 31, 2018

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