Founded in 1852, Wartburg College is a selective four-year liberal arts college of the Lutheran Church (ELCA), nationally recognized for community engagement. The college offers more than 50 academic majors and pre-professional and certificate programs leading to the bachelor’s degree. The Wartburg Community is committed to creating and maintaining a mutually respectful environment that recognizes and celebrates diversity among all students, faculty, and staff. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution, Wartburg College actively seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups.
DATE ANNOUNCED: August 2011
POSITION: Instructor/Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology, tenure track
DEPARTMENT: Social Sciences
STARTING DATE: Fall term 2012
TIMELINE: Screening of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.
QUALIFICATIONS: Requires Ph.D. in Psychology for appointment at assistant professor rank (A.B.D. with completion scheduled no later than June 2013) for appointment at the rank of instructor; commitment to student-centered learning; evidence of successful college-level teaching in Psychology; promise of continued scholarly activity, ability to engage undergraduates in research and practice activities; and willingness to support the mission of the College and its liberal arts tradition. Preference will be given to candidates with doctorate, experience in teaching introductory psychology, research methods, human learning and cognition, and ability to supervise undergraduate student research.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach three fourteen-week undergraduate psychology courses in both fall and winter terms (including Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods, Human Learning & Cognition, and Advanced Research Methods), as well one four-week May term course; advise departmental majors and minors; develop and teach general education courses as needed.
SALARY: Competitive for entry-level appointment
CONTRACT: Nine-month tenure-track appointment
APPLICATION: Send curriculum vita, unofficial graduate transcripts, contact information for three current references, reprints of sample publications, and a letter of application describing your teaching, scholarship, and service experience/interests and how these will support the mission of Wartburg College, should be sent electronically to: HR@wartburg.edu or by regular mail to: Jane Juchems, Director of Human Resources, Wartburg College, 100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, IA 50677-1003. For specific inquiries contact Dr. Shaheen Munir, Chair of Search Committee at 319/352-8458 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Department webpage: http://www.wartburg.edu/socsci. Further information about the College and the city of Waverly may be found at http://www.wartburg.edu.