Faculty and Administrator Openings
|Position: Psychology, Lecturers (Multiple Positions)/Visiting Assistant Professor (1 position)|
|Vacancy Number: 600176|
|Status: Full-Time, Regular|
- Northern Arizona University's Psychology Department invites applications for multiple non tenure-track lecturer appointments and one (1) two-year visiting assistant professor appointment beginning August 2013 (subject to final budgetary approval).
- To apply, send a cover letter describing the position(s) of interest, research and teaching interests and experience, curriculum vita, a teaching portfolio (e.g., statement of philosophy of teaching, sample syllabi, course assignments, course/student evaluations), scholarly work, transcripts of all college-level work and graduate degrees, and three letters of reference to: Psychology Department Search Committee (Department of Psychology, Northern Arizona University, Box 15106, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-15106). No on-line applications will be accepted.
- We are seeking applicants for several full-time, nine month, non-tenure-track lecturer positions. Depending on research activity level and course delivery methods (e.g., blended, hybrid courses), teaching loads include three or four courses a semester. The applicant will need to have conferred a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. Although the area of research expertise is open, we are seeking individuals whose area of study is in one of the following areas: Cognitive, Developmental, Learning, Measurement & Statistics, Neuroscience, Personality, or Social Psychology and who can teach a subset of the following courses: Research Methods in Psychology, Introduction to Statistics in Psychology, Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Cognitive Psychology, Principles of Learning, Graduate Psychology of Learning, Developmental Psychology, Child and Adolescent Development, Introduction to Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience, Advanced Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience, Introduction to Personality, Graduate Psychology of Personality, Abnormal Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Introduction to Social Psychology, Group Behavior, and Motivation and Emotion. The Lecturer appointment is a valued position within the NAU Department of Psychology, with full participation in faculty governance and service. Although the appointment is a one-year position, the option for continued renewal and promotion exists, based on performance, departmental need, and funding availability.
- We are seeking an individual to fill a two-year position (sabbatical replacements) in the area of Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience to teach undergraduate courses (Introduction to Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience, Advanced Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience; Capstone in Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience). Normal teaching loads reflect assigned time for supervising undergraduate and graduate students in research (typically three courses per semester).
- For all positions, a Ph.D. in Psychology or closely related field and one year teaching-related experience are required.
- Preferred qualifications for all positions includes evidence of willingness to work with department faculty in learner-centered pedagogy (such as blended learning strategies; on-line instruction and tutorials) and evidence of an active research agenda with experience supervising undergraduate and graduate students in research. We are also seeking candidates who are committed to working effectively within a diverse university community.
- The NAU Department of Psychology is a research-oriented department, currently with 19 full-time faculty (both tenure-track and non tenure-track). Our department oversees an undergraduate major with over 1200 students and a terminal masters-degree program with emphases in General, Health, and Teaching of Psychology. The NAU Department of Psychology encourages applications from individuals with a commitment to creating a welcoming educational environment for students from all ethnic, racial, and cultural backgrounds.
- Northern Arizona University has a student population of about 25,000 at its main campus in Flagstaff and at over 30 sites across the state. Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch, with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student's success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees. Flagstaff has a population of about 65,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40.
- Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.
- For further information, see our website at: http://www.nau.edu/~psych.
- $43,000 to $45,782 depending on qualifications and experience.
- This position will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on March 13, 2013.
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.