Assistant Teaching Professor – Psychological Sciences, multiple positions, Flagstaff campus
Job ID: 606711
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values. We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our efforts and working side by side to further NAU’s culture of excellence.
NAU and the Department of Psychological Sciences are committed to hiring and developing a diverse faculty, and we encourage candidates from underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience working with diverse communities.
The https://nau.edu/psychological-sciences/ at Northern Arizona University invites applications for one or more non-tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor positions on NAU’s mountain campus in Flagstaff, area of disciplinary expertise open, anticipated to begin in August 2023. Will consider a January 2023 start date for at least one position. The position is expected to be on-going and has the opportunity for promotion and advancement. Renewal is contingent on performance, continued funding and program need. The teaching load is four courses per semester (4-4 or 80% teaching load). We seek a colleague to teach primarily at the undergraduate level including both lower and upper division courses in their area of expertise. Possible course assignments include Statistics, Research Methods, Social Psychology, Conservation Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Positive Psychology, Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Community Psychology, Cognitive Psychology. The remainder of faculty workload can be devoted to a combination of service and/or research-related activity.
- Ph.D. in Psychology, any of the psychological science sub-disciplines, or related field with clear connection to Psychology
- Ph.D. must be completed by August 2023
- College or university teaching experience (lead instructor) in psychology or related field
We seek to identify potential job candidates who can demonstrate:
- Experience and interest in teaching in face-to-face and online teaching environments
- Record of teaching effectiveness and evidence of interest in effective teaching strategies
- Success with and demonstrated interest in mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students
- Commitment to equity-based pedagogy and the infusion of diverse perspectives into undergraduate curriculum
- Commitment to teamwork
Northern Arizona University has a student population of 29,569, including approximately 21,000 on its main campus in Flagstaff and the remainder at more than 20 locations statewide and online.
Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch, with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student’s success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes.
While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.
Flagstaff has a population of about 70,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40.
For information about diversity, access and equity at NAU, see the http://nau.edu/Center-for-University-Access-and-Inclusion/.
Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees’ right to work in the United States. Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an https://in.nau.edu/police-department/annual-security-and-fire-safety-reports/. The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the https://in.nau.edu/police-department/annual-security-and-fire-safety-reports/ is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.
Commensurate with experience.
This is a Faculty (FAC) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP); sick leave accruals and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at the NAU https://nau.edu/Human-Resources/Benefits/. Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable according to terms of the http://nau.edu/Provost/Resources-Policies/. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU’s BCBS Plan). Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enroll in benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the first day of the pay period following their completed enrollment. If a new employee chooses the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) retirement option, participation in the ASRS Plan (and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it) will begin on the first of the pay period following 183 days of employment. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP; an alternative to the ASRS plan) will begin to participate on the first day of employment. The long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days of employment. More information about NAU benefits is available at the NAU https://nau.edu/Human-Resources/Benefits/.
NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position.
This vacancy will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on November 18, 2022.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply” button at the end of the job description if viewing this position through the NAU HR website. Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to http://nau.jobs, follow the ‘Faculty and Administrator Openings’ link, locate vacancy 606711, and then “Apply” at the bottom of the page.
Application must include: (1) a letter of interest, including your relevant qualifications and experience for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a diversity statement highlighting commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; (4) a statement of teaching philosophy and experience; (5) copies of recent teaching evaluations and/or peer evaluations, if available; (6) sample syllabi; and (7) names and contact information for three references. Save all items as PDF and/or Word documents.
If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the https://in.nau.edu/human-resources/employment-application-instructions/ or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus – on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.
If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD – 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.
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