Psychology Faculty Positions

Iowa, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 23, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Northwestern College (Orange City, Iowa) invites applications for two full-time faculty positions (open rank) in Psychology to begin August, 2021. Successful candidates can expect to teach child and adolescent development or psychopathology, introductory psychology, and courses in one’s specialty and/or related area. The ability to teach adult development, cross-cultural psychology or research methods would also be desirable. The teaching load for these positions is 24 credit hours per academic year, normally 3 courses per semester, along with expectations for scholarship and service.  New PhD’s and ABD’s are encouraged to apply.


Required Qualifications: Candidates must hold a doctorate (or be ABD) in psychology (e.g., clinical or developmental) or other closely related fields. 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 College is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America. We seek faculty invested in teaching, a program of scholarly activity, and the mission of excellence in the liberal arts, as a vital expression of commitment to Christ’s redemptive work in the world.


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 applicants 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: and send a letter of interest in which you (1) describe your teaching experience; (2) scholarly trajectory; and (3) discuss how the following statements would inform and shape your teaching and scholarship: our Christian Identity StatementVision for Learning, and Vision for Diversity.  Include a current curriculum vitae/resume, to


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.



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