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Assistant Professor of Psychology, tenure-track position

Montana State University - Northern
Job Location:
Havre, Montana
The College of Arts, Sciences, and Education at Montana State University Northern (MSUN), invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Psychology position, anticipated to begin August 1, 2023. This is an academic year (10-month), full-time, tenure-track position responsible for the development and instruction of psychology, select criminal justice courses, and other courses that support undergraduate and graduate programs. Primarily a teaching institution, MSU-Northern offers rich interdisciplinary teaching opportunities that may include courses such as Introductory Psychology, Introductory Sociology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Addictive Behavior, and Race, Gender, and Ethnicity, as well as an opportunity for graduate course instruction. The duties and responsibilities of this position include participating in scholarship and service activities; participating in program development; and assisting with student recruitment, retention, and progression efforts. 

Effective teaching is the primary mission of this position and MSU-Northern. For more information about this program and MSU-Northern, go to

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Doctoral degree in Psychology, Criminology, or a related field by August 1, 2023
  • College teaching experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence
  • Demonstrated engagement with student success initiatives
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to teach online courses and utilize other alternative delivery modes of instruction
  • Demonstrated mentoring of undergraduate students
  • Defined area of expertise in the liberal arts
  • Psychology doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program
  • Evidence of scholarly activity 

Special Instructions Summary

Screening of applications will begin October 4, 2022. Applicants must include a letter which addresses each of the required and preferred qualifications noted above, professional and academic career goals, and interest in the position; a CV; unofficial transcripts; and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references. The online application and materials should be submitted at this site, visit

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