Psychology

Northwestern College invites applications for a full-time psychology faculty position at the assistant professor rank to begin August 2020. The successful candidate can expect to teach child, adolescent and adult development. The ability to teach cross-cultural psychology, research methods or introductory psychology would also be desirable. The teaching load for this position is 24 credit hours per academic year, normally 3 courses per semester, along with expectations for scholarship and service.

Required Qualifications: Candidates should hold a doctorate in psychology or other closely related field. ABDs will be considered. Candidates will exhibit a love of Christ, an embrace of the Gospel, and support the college’s mission as expressed in our Statement of Christian Identity, Vision for Learning and Vision for Diversity. Northwestern College is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America. We seek faculty invested in teaching, a program of scholarly activity, and the mission of excellence in the liberal arts, as a vital expression of commitment to Christ’s redemptive work in the world.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to persons committed to excellence in liberal arts education and the involvement of students in research. The psychology department seeks an applicant that can join us in laughter, in serving one another, and in helping our students to flourish.

Northwestern College seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.

Apply online below and send a letter of interest in which you (1) describe your teaching experience and (2) scholarly trajectory; and (3) discuss how the following statements would inform and shape your teaching and scholarship: our Statement of Christian Identity, Vision for Learning and Vision for Diversity. Include a current curriculum vitae/resume and send to vpaa@nwciowa.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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