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Northland College, a liberal arts college with a focus on the environment and sustainability, seeks applicants for a visiting assistant professor of psychology to begin in the fall of 2019.

With an enrollment of approximately 600 students, Northland offers unique teaching and research opportunities for its faculty because of our distinctively experiential brand of liberal arts education, our focus on the environment and sustainability, our location on Lake Superior, and our strong relationships with surrounding communities.

The teaching load is six classes per academic year. This is a one-year position. There will be a tenure-track search to fill this vacancy beginning in September 2019 for tenure-track start date of August 2020.

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 equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, and others who would provide diverse perspectives to our College are encouraged to apply for this position. EOE

Responsibilities and Qualifications

A PhD or ABD in psychology or a related field is strongly preferred. Teaching experience at the college level, as well as a passion for teaching at a small liberal arts school, is required.

The successful candidate must be able to teach General Psychology Consciousness and other upper-level undergraduate courses in their area of expertise. 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 Psychology 1411 Ellis Avenue Ashland, WI 54806