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Assistant Professor of Psychology #20220100-FAC

Company: St. Catherine University
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Position Information
Position Title Assistant Professor of Psychology Division Academic Affairs Department/Office Psychology Position Summary Information
Advertisement The Department of Psychology at St. Catherine University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor for a nine month, rolling contract. The undergraduate college at St. Catherine University is one of only six US institutions that is both a women's college and a minority serving institution. Based in the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, St. Kate's is home to a diverse group of students in a wide array of disciplines and degree levels. Our faculty are committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching, partnering with students on research projects and supporting them in presenting findings at conferences.

Responsibilities are to:

  • Teach three course loads in the fall and spring semesters in traditional classroom, online and hybrid environments.

  • Teach in an area of specialization within Psychology including any of the following: Psychological Disorders, History of Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Lifespan/Developmental Psychology with an emphasis in Gerontology
  • As an educator, advisor, and a mentor, foster a culture of inclusive excellence through authentic relationships with students of all cultures and abilities.

  • Monitor and assess student-learning outcomes and provide timely and frequent feedback to students on academic performance
  • Develop and pursue an innovative program of research in an area of interest and expertise to advance the discipline and inform classroom teaching. Through this, collaborate with undergraduate students in research.

  • Designs, teaches, evaluates and revises course content to reflect evidence-based practice and most current knowledge in the field.

  • Monitor curriculum content and make recommendations as appropriate to maintain relevance.

  • Provide service to the Department and University.

    St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation's largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • PhD in Psychology or adjacent field with degree in hand by June 1, 2022
    • Experience teaching introductory psychology or upper-division elective courses at the undergraduate level.

    • Desire to teach and mentor students of all ages and cultural experiences.

    • Demonstrated success creating and delivering online courses

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Interest in teaching a History of Psychology course
      • Teaching or research experience in Psychological Disorders, Clinical Psychology, Lifespan/Developmental Psychology, or History of Psychology
      • Expertise, Research focus or teaching experience in one of the following: Clinical Psychology, Counseling psychology, Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology, or Health psychology
      • Experience mentoring undergraduate students

        We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university's commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service. EEO Statement St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to "love of neighbor without distinction" and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at or 651-690-6565. Application instructions for FACULTY Visit to apply. With the application, submit a cover letter, CV, and a one page teaching statement addressing experience with online course delivery and teaching and mentoring diverse students. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. Given the way campus life inherently puts people in close proximity to each other, including residence and dining halls, classrooms, and gatherings, the University has determined that a vaccination requirement is the best way to keep our community safe and prevent potential outbreaks as we return to more regular, in-person operations. St. Catherine University is requiring all students, faculty (including adjuncts contracted for the fall semester and beyond), staff, and residents age 12 and older to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series, including a booster, unless the University approves a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation/exemption as required by applicable law. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning work. For more information, visit . St. Catherine University 2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105 Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free Workplace Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit:

        Posting Detail Information
        Posting Number 20220100-FAC
        Posting Start Date 04/19/2022
        Application Deadline 05/10/2022
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