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Assistant Professor, Psychology
Date Posted 01/25/2021
Hiring Status Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota invites candidates to apply for a three-year, annually-contracted faculty position in the Psychology Department, beginning in August 2021. The standard teaching load is 22-24 credit hours per contract year and includes General Psychology and Collaborative Laboratory in Psychology as well as foundational and upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise (areas of applied psychology are preferred) in the on-ground B.A. program and leadership and teaching in a new online B.S. completion program.  

Essential Skills and Abilities

The successful candidate will have a doctorate in Psychology with a strong record of excellence in teaching on-ground and online courses, student mentorship, and scholarly work.  The development of a program of scientific work in collaboration with undergraduate students is expected.  Ability to engage with a collaborative community of scholars and learners in meeting the American Psychological Association outcomes for the undergraduate Psychology major is paramount.   

Candidates are expected to support the Lasallian Catholic mission of the University to awaken, nurture, and empower learners to ethical lives of service and leadership. The Psychology Department works closely with each student to develop skills to work to their utmost potential in both individual and collaborative endeavors.  Our work is always grounded in the five core principles of the 300+ year Lasallian tradition.

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota believes a diverse professoriate contributes to a robust academic environment and is critical to achieving the University's mission in an increasingly diverse society. Individuals with expertise in diverse scholarly and pedagogical approaches and experience mentoring members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience

The successful candidate will have the following credentials and experience: 

  • A doctoral/terminal degree in Psychology is preferred.  ABD will be considered.
  • Experience in higher education is required, including teaching, advising or mentoring.
  • Experience in online teaching is required, and experience in online course development and student advising is preferred.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Additional Required Materials A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and the names of three references
Application Review Date
Starting Date
Contact Susan Jarosak, Search Committee Chair
Contact Email sjarosak@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 9 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.
EEO M/W/D/V
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