Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology
Augustana University Psychology Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor beginning Fall 2022. Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology required by August 2022.
Successful applicants will demonstrate strong commitment to excellent teaching in a liberal arts environment and to mentoring undergraduate students, including in advising, research and pre-professional clinical experience. Candidates should have clinical training. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate Clinical/Counseling courses such as Abnormal Psychology or Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy, Introductory Psychology or Lifespan Human Development, and one or more specialized courses such as::
- Behavioral Neuroscience
- Substance use and addiction
- Multicultural Psychology
- Racial and ethnic minority mental health
- Forensic Psychology
Teaching load is 3 classes in Fall and Spring and 1 course in January term.
Augustana University's students and faculty represent a wide range of religious and non-religious backgrounds, and openness to others' perspectives is a central tenet of our community. It is essential that candidates be able to interact with people from different backgrounds and perspectives and that they be interested in supporting students from minoritized or systemically non-dominant groups. Our department is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we are looking for a candidate who will help us continue to work toward these goals. We strongly encourage applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer, official website:www.augie.edu.
Augustana’s location in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (www.siouxfalls.com) provides an exceptionally high quality of living in an affordable community environment. Sioux Falls has more than 70 parks, over 40 miles of greenways, a walkable downtown that features musical and cultural events, and award winning restaurants. Our metro area (population 265,000) is one of the fastest growing regions in the country and is recognized as a major medical, retail, and financial center.
Augustana offers an excellent benefit package including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, AD&D, short- and long-term disability, retirement plan, tuition assistance, holiday, vacation and sick pay.
Application Procedure: For full consideration, candidates should submit all of the requested materials by October 18. Please submit a cover letter addressing qualifications and fit for the position as described above, along with:
- a current vita
- graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable)
- a statement of diversity discussing how you have supported diversity and inclusion in the past and how you anticipate doing so in this position
- a statement of teaching philosophy (course syllabi and evaluations are also welcome if available)
- a research statement that describes anticipated research activities for the next 3 years and addresses how you plan to involve undergraduate students in that research
- at least three letters of recommendation
- Augustana University’s employment application
Materials can be sent electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment. Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete a pre-employment background check.
Contact Psychology Department Chair Elizabeth Babcock (email@example.com) with questions.
Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment. Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.