Assistant Professor of Psychological Sciences
- University of Wisconsin-River Falls
- River Falls, Wisconsin
- Posted Date
- Jan 4, 2023
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
- Employment Level
- Tenured/Tenured Track
- Employment Type
- Full Time
The University of Wisconsin River Falls, a member of the University of Wisconsin System, is located in scenic west central Wisconsin, 30 miles from the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic cities of Minneapolis and St Paul. Year-round arts, cultural and recreational events are easily accessible from River Falls. UWRF's undergraduate and graduate students pursue degrees in four colleges: Arts and Sciences, Education and Professional Studies; Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences; and Business and Economics.
The University provides an excellent environment for learning, emphasizing the importance of faculty-student interaction in classrooms, laboratories, academic advising, and co-curricular activities. A favorable student-faculty ratio affords opportunity for meaningful interchange between faculty and students. Strong interests in teaching, research and community service are highly valued. More information about UWRF can be found at: http://www.uwrf.edu/workhere/.
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Department of Psychological Sciences invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Psychological Sciences (Clinical/Counseling Psychology). The position will support both our Psychology Major and our Neuroscience Major. Principal responsibilities will include teaching courses in Abnormal Psychology, Introduction to Clinical Psychology, and Psychology of Personality. The candidate will also be encouraged to develop courses in their specific area of expertise. Preferred candidates will also be able to teach some combination of foundational courses supporting the departmental curriculum. The position is a nine-month, full-time, tenure-track faculty position, with a teaching load of twelve credits per semester. Faculty are expected to advise students, engage in university service, and develop an active research program in Clinical/Counseling Psychology, collaborating with undergraduate students. The appointment begins August 2023. Compensation is based on qualifications, including education and experience.
- Effectively teach courses in Abnormal Psychology, Introduction to Clinical Psychology, and Psychology of Personality
- Develop new courses to support our Psychology and Neuroscience majors in the candidate’s specific area of expertise
- Support departmental instruction through teaching some combination of foundational courses, such as General Psychology, Behavior Modification, Research Methods, Behavioral Statistics, and/or Psychological Measurement and Evaluation
- Develop an active research program in Clinical/Counseling Psychology, collaborating with undergraduate students
- Serve as an academic advisor to undergraduate students
- Engage in university service
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Doctorate in Clinical/Counseling Psychology or related field by June 2023.
- Ability to effectively teach courses in Abnormal Psychology, Introduction to Clinical Psychology, and Psychology of Personality
- Ability to develop new courses to support our Psychology and Neuroscience majors in the candidate’s specific areas of expertise
- Active scholarship in the field of Clinical/Counseling Psychology
- Commitment to collaborating with undergraduate students in research
- Ability to support departmental instruction through teaching some combination of foundational courses, such as General Psychology, Behavior Modification, Research Methods, Behavioral Statistics, and/or Psychological Measurement and Evaluation
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Applicants are required to provide:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter)
- A separate statement, not to exceed five pages (upload as other document), describing:
- Your teaching interests, experience, and philosophy, including any evidence of successful teaching at the college level
- Your research and scholarly activity, including a summary of research experience and research plans appropriate for a predominantly undergraduate institution
- Contact information (name, email, and phone number) for three references who can specifically comment on your teaching ability, experience, and professional preparation.
Inquiries should be addressed to:
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by February 10, 2023.
View our excellent benefits at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/fasl.pdf
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