Psychology (tenure-track)

Northwestern College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in psychology to begin in the fall of 2019.

The ideal candidate holds a Ph.D. in clinical or developmental psychology or related area, an established record of excellence in undergraduate teaching, a plan of research, and a commitment to the integration of faith and learning.

The successful candidate can expect to teach psychopathology, courses that contribute to the general education curriculum, including Introduction to Psychology or Child Development, and courses in one’s specialty area or related areas. We seek a colleague who is interested in a high level of teaching and scholarship, and who values warm collegial relationships with departmental peers. We are a department that laughs together and that seeks to nurture the life of each faculty member as well as the lives of our students. Preference will be given to persons committed to excellence in liberal arts education and the involvement of students in research. ABDs will be considered.

The candidate will exhibit a love of Christ and 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, scholarship and the pursuit of excellence in the Christian liberal arts.  Accordingly, 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.

To apply, interested candidates should send a letter of interest in which you describe (1) your teaching experience; (2) your scholarly trajectory; and (3) how the following statements would inform and shape your teaching and scholarship: our Statement of Christian IdentityVision for Learning and Vision for Diversity.  Candidates should also send a curriculum vita and complete the online application below.

Materials should be addressed to Dr. Mark Husbands, VPAA, and sent to

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

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