Assistant Professor of Psychology

South Dakota, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 01, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Responsibilities: Northern State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Psychology. Responsibilities include teaching both face-to-face and online undergraduate and, possibly, graduate courses in a learner-centered environment, academic advisement, scholarly activity, and service to the university and community. 


Qualifications: Applicants with an earned doctorate in Psychology are preferred; however, ABDs who will complete their degree before the date of appointment will be considered. The candidate should be able to teach in all areas of general Psychology, including Developmental (Child, Adolescent and Adult) Psychology, Cognition, Emotions, Personality, Scientific Psychology, Biological Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Abnormal Behavior, Testing & Measurement, Social Psychology, Statistics, and Research Methodology.


 Setting: Northern State University is a premier regional institution characterized by outstanding instruction, extraordinary community relations, and excellent co-curricular opportunities. NSU is consistently ranked as one of the best public undergraduate institutions in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. Northern State University is organized into the School of Fine Arts, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the College of Professional Studies housing the School of Business and the Millicent Atkins School of Education. NSU is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, CACREP, and CAEP. NSU is located in Aberdeen, South Dakota, a vibrant community in northeastern SD. The city has a population of approximately 30,000 and is a cultural, retail, banking, agribusiness, and healthcare hub for the region. The University enjoys a positive and strong relationship with the city and region. With more than $100 million invested over the last decade, Northern State University is experiencing transformative positive momentum. Recent new buildings, renovations and projects under construction include significant updates to the Johnson Fine Arts Center and Barnett Athletics Center, three new residence halls, the new Jewett Regional Science Education Center, and a new regional Sports Complex with athletic and recreational fields.


Values: Northern State University is committed to building a culture of inclusion, belonging and collegiality that respects diversity in knowledge, culture and world view. We strongly encourage women and individuals bringing diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural perspectives to apply.


Application:  Review of applications will begin March 22, 2021.  A complete application should include cover letter, curriculum vita, transcripts, and a list of three references.  The position is open until filled with an anticipated August 16, 2021 start date. For more information regarding this position, and to apply, visit:  Click on ‘Northern State University’ in the Quick Search section.  The system will guide you through the electronic application form.  All applicants are subject to a background check.  AA/EOE  

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