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Assistant Professor of Psychological Science | clinical, forensic, or cognitive | Mount Mary University, Milwaukee WI

  • 17 Jan 2024 2:39 PM
    Message # 13302347

    **Still enthusiastically accepting applications (Jan 2024)!**

    Mount Mary University is seeking an individual to join our community and contribute to the realization of our Mission as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychological Science, beginning in August 2024. Mount Mary's undergraduate population is one of the most diverse in Wisconsin. We are a community of faculty who value relationships with our students and colleagues, and we are committed to a compassionate, inclusive, and effective undergraduate education that is deeply rooted in social justice.

    We are seeking an individual with expertise in Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology, and/or Cognitive Psychology. The faculty member will teach courses in introductory psychology, statistics for behavioral sciences, and research methods, as well as courses in their area of expertise including (but not limited to) forensic psychology, psychopathology, criminal psychology, cognitive psychology, and psychology of learning.

    The faculty member will also have the opportunity to mentor undergraduate students and foster growth through advising, engaging students in research, and supervising internships.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Teach 12 credits per semester of undergraduate courses including both introductory and upper-level courses
    • classes possible
    • Advise and mentor psychological science majors and minors
    • Assess student and program learning outcomes
    • Develop and revise curriculum
    • Provide service to the Psychological Science program, the University, and the community
    • Engage in ongoing professional development, including undergraduate research


    • Doctorate (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in Psychology or closely related field (ABD considered if degree is conferred before start date)
    • Strong commitment to quality teaching in the liberal arts and to the social justice mission of the university
    • Experience teaching diverse learners using inclusive practices is preferred

    Applicants should submit the following:

    • A cover letter addressing essential qualifications, teaching experience, and plans for scholarship and professional development
    • Curriculum vitae (CV)
    • A statement of teaching philosophy that incorporates commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching

    Additional materials may be requested if selected for an on-campus interview:

    • Two letters of support from references that clearly communicate why the job applicant is an excellent candidate for the position
    • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts
    • Teaching evaluations if the applicant previously taught in higher education

    Mount Mary University encourages applications from all qualified candidates and is vitally committed to all aspects of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates and all will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ethnicity, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, or any other groups protected by law. Mount Mary seeks to hire and retain personnel who will make a positive contribution to its mission, vision, and values.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

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