The Psychology Department at the College of Saint Benedict (CSB) and Saint John's University (SJU) invites applications for a
full-time, one-year term position in Psychology at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning August 2021.
Psychology Department is a collegial and engaged team of teacher-scholars with a broad range of specializations. The department's mission is
to provide our students with an active and interactive learning experience focused on the science and practice of psychology. Faculty are
dedicated to providing an environment that models a passion for learning and scholarship, using pedagogical methods that are innovative and
anchored in research. It is our goal to prepare students who think critically and reflectively, engage others from all backgrounds with
empathy and understanding, and use their knowledge of psychology to maximize their own personal development and promote the common good.
Small class sizes of 16-30 students and the Psychology Department's newly renovated teaching and research space support our
The College of Saint Benedict, a liberal arts college for women, and Saint John's University, a liberal arts college for
men, are located in the central lakes area of Minnesota, surrounded by more than 3,000 acres of pristine forests, prairies, and lakes. The
campuses are minutes away from Saint Cloud, an increasingly diverse regional center with a population of over 100,000, and 70 miles from
Minneapolis and St. Paul. Some CSB/SJU faculty and staff choose to reside locally, while others commute from the Twin Cities. Both St. Cloud
and the Twin Cities offer a wide range of fine arts, cultural, dining, recreational, and sporting opportunities.
Catholic colleges in the Benedictine tradition enlivened by values of community, hospitality, stewardship, and justice. The schools are
dedicated to cultivating an equitable, inclusive community founded on respect for all persons. Students, staff and faculty from many diverse
belief systems and backgrounds collectively bring a rich dimension to the academic, cultural, and religious experience at CSB/SJU. We
welcome faculty who devote themselves with passion and integrity to their disciplines and to a transformative education of their students.
Please view our brochure regarding Higher Education in the Catholic and Benedictine Tradition
With a total enrollment of approximately 3,300
students, faculty members develop relationships with students in small classroom settings and have opportunities to work closely with
students on research projects, experiential learning experiences, and study abroad programs. Recent initiatives to create a dynamic general
education curriculum and to develop plans for a new teaching and learning center demonstrate strong institutional support for faculty
development. For further information, see http://www.csbsju.edu
.Institutional Commitment to Diversity
The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University believe
that an excellent liberal arts education requires an understanding and appreciation of cultural difference. Please view our Institutional Statement on
CSB/SJU offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program.
Teach three undergraduate courses per semester in accord with the candidate's professional expertise.
Courses the department may need include the following: Introduction to Psychology, Applied Behavioral Statistics, Research Methods,
Cognitive Psychology, Sensation and Perception, Developmental Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Clinical/Counseling Psychology, Social
Psychology, Personality, Cross-cultural Psychology, Psychology of Gender, and/or special topics courses.
- Doctoral degree (Ph.D., Psy.D., Ed.D., ABD)
- Research based
thesis or dissertation
- Substantial knowledge of and training in relevant psychology subdiscipline(s)
- Evidence of teaching
effectiveness and plans to use active teaching methods
- Demonstrated successful teaching experience in one or more college
psychology courses and qualified to teach several courses from among those listed in the responsibilities section
Ability to articulate utilization of inclusive practices
Applications are accepted online at http://employment.csbsju.edu. Candidates are asked to complete the faculty application and to submit the following
- Letter of Application
- Statement of your teaching philosophy and active-learning pedagogies you
employ. As part of your statement, please share how you will support inclusion for all students in the classroom.
- Evidence of
teaching effectiveness, such as course evaluations, examples of learning outcomes, peer or student testimonials, or other materials.
- Curriculum vitae
- Names and contact information of three professional references
- Unofficial graduate school
transcript(s); official transcript required upon hire
Review of applications will begin immediately.
If you require
an accommodation to participate in the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University hiring process, please contact Human Resources at
(320) 363-5500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is the
policy of CSB and SJU to conduct a pre-employment background check. An offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background
The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers.
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