Psychology

Northwestern College invites applications for a full-time faculty position (open rank) in psychology to begin August 2022. The successful candidate can expect to teach either child, adolescent, and adult development or introductory psychology and research methods. The ability to teach cross-cultural psychology or motivation 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. Freshly minted Ph.D.’s are encouraged to apply. ABDs will be considered too. 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 identifies as Reformed in commitment, evangelical in engagement and ecumenical in spirit. We view these Christian theological perspectives as complementary and draw from the strengths of each perspective in fulfilling our mission.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to persons committed to excellence in liberal arts education and the involvement of students in research. The department seeks an applicant who 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 IdentityVision 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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