St.  Catherine University

Ranked Faculty - Department of Psychology

Nov 29, 2016
Mar 25, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Position Summary Information Position Responsibilities

The Department of Psychology invites applicants for full time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor beginning in August 2017, pending budget approval. The Psychology Department is among the top 5 most popular undergraduate majors at St. Catherine University and includes tracks for graduate degrees in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Public Health. The Department serves an increasingly diverse student population with the most ethnically diverse student population among four-year institutions in Minnesota. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Responsibilities: This faculty member will teach six courses in the undergraduate psychology program at St. Catherine University during the academic year. Successful applicants will be able to: teach traditional and adult student populations in person and in online environments; teach an advanced lab course in their area of expertise and department courses such as General Psychology and Research Methods; teach one of the University's core courses; develop an active program of research; collaborate with undergraduate students in research; advise and mentor students; provide service to the Department and University; and effectively contribute to the highly collaborative work of the Department.

Position Qualifications

Requirements: PhD (or ABD) with specialization in health or community psychology is required by August 2017; commitment to teaching and advising a diverse undergraduate student body and mentoring students in collaborative research; demonstrated record of conducting and disseminating empirical research.

Preferred Requirements: Prior record of excellent teaching; research focus on culture and diversity; demonstrated skills in advising, mentoring and teaching students from diverse backgrounds; interest in teaching additional courses, such as: Cross-Cultural Psychology and History & Systems.

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable, positive and progressive faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Consistent with the university's Catholic identity, its commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.

Special/Other Requirements Summary To apply: lease go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site to electronically apply for this position. That website link is: Position number is: 20160049-Fac. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach an application letter, CV and a statement of teaching and research interests. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide 3 references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Jamie Peterson at Review of applications will begin December 15th, 2016. Position is open until filled.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
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