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Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Psychology

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As part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University is seeking a Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Psychology who will promote our Catholic Franciscan mission and identity by teaching introductory-level, undergraduate courses in psychological science within the department. This position reports to the Chair of the Department of Psychological Science and Counseling and the Dean of Arts and Sciences. This is a one-year, 9-month, non-tenure track appointment with possibility of renewal for up to three years.

The Department of Psychological Science and Counseling has both Bachelor's of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychological Science, as well as Masters of Science degrees in Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling. There are currently approximately 80 majors and 175 minors in Psychological Science, and in Counseling there are 18 in Mental Health Counseling and 9 in School Counseling.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.
  • Teach introductory, undergraduate courses in psychological science within the department at an initial, 5/5 teaching load expectation.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
  • A Master's degree (Ph.D. preferred) in Psychology or related field.
  • Teaching experience in higher education preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, collaborative, and able to work independently with colleagues throughout the university and in the community.
  • Commitment to multicultural competence, best practices in teaching, high ethical standards, diversity, and community service/engagement.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the Marian University.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For Consideration All Applications Require:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Current resume or CV
  3. Contact information of three professional references. The reference contact information must be entered after the application is submitted in the "My Presence" section of the applicant profile.
  4. Responses to the supplementary mission & identity questions.


Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:

https://www.marian.edu/faith

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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At Marian University, our vision is to provide an education distinguished in its ability to prepare transformative leaders for service to the world. Our mission is to be a great Catholic university dedicated to achieving excellence in learning, which is achieved through teaching, research, and scholarly activities in the Franciscan and liberal arts tradition. We welcome students of all faiths who seek an educational experience framed within the context of our Franciscan values of dignity of the individualpeace and justicereconciliation, and responsible stewardship. Our understanding of these values is informed by reflection on the life of Jesus Christ and prayer.

The institution grew out of the dedication and vision of Sister Theresa Hackelmeier and the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, who established a school in Oldenburg, Indiana, in 1851. The college was founded in Oldenburg in 1936 and moved to Indianapolis in 1937. On July 1, 2009, Marian College became Marian University.

Marian University is proud to be a higher education institution just ten minutes away from downtown Indianapolis. Here, you’ll not only get to benefit from the exceptional employment and internship opportunities the city has to offer but also its diverse culture and lively personality. From cool cultural districts with unique entertainment, shopping, and dining options to outdoor festivals, professional and amateur sports events, hiking and biking trails, and more, Marian University is conveniently located in the heart of it all. Whether it’s walking around Monument Circle, floating down the canal in a paddleboat, visiting the various historical sites and museums, or dining on Mass Ave, you’ll quickly find your favorite local hangouts and love this city just as much as we do.

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