Assistant Professor, Psychology

  • Regis University
  • Denver, CO
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Psychology

Job Description


Assistant Professor, Psychology
Regis University

Northwest Denver Campus

Position Type:Faculty

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

Requested Start Date for this Position:08/01/2023 - 1 year to go

Campus Location:Northwest Denver Campus

Full-time or Part-time:Full time

Job Summary:The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Regis University in Denver, CO, invites applications for a tenure-track position in psychology at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 1, 2023.

This is a 9-month position.

Working at Regis University:
As Regis employees, we each have a responsibility to perform our work in alignment with the mission of the University, especially with its Catholic and Jesuit values. All employees are expected to both contribute to and strengthen the university's culture of respect, inclusion and equity for all members of our community.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit a resume, cover letter and list of references with your application. Current employees, please submit an application by logging into Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and access the internal site.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate should be able to teach General Psychology, Research Methods and Behavioral Statistics, and courses related to their specialty area. The specific area of expertise is open, but preference will be given to candidates who can offer courses in the areas of Community, Health, and/or Personality psychology. Teaching in the Regis College core curriculum is also expected of all faculty members.

The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is part of Regis College, the traditional undergraduate liberal arts college of Regis University, which is an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution, serving approximately 1700 traditional undergraduate students (~50% of whom are students of color; ~26% of whom are first-generation college students). The department offers a B.S. degree in psychology with approximately 85 majors. We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in Psychology. The candidate should be dedicated to excellent undergraduate teaching, plan to maintain an active research program that engages motivated undergraduates in their research, and be committed to mentoring students of color and first-generation students. Our department is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from minoritized candidates.

  • Earned doctorate in psychology
  • Record of (or potential for) scholarly productivity
  • Commitment to inclusive pedagogy, diversity, and equity
  • Experience at a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) or similar experience with an institution or program focused on fostering success of students of color
  • Successful teaching experience in higher education, including development of inclusive pedagogy
  • Demonstrated success engaging undergraduates in research
APPLICATION: In accordance with its Jesuit Catholic mission, Regis University is committed to maintaining a humane atmosphere in which the civil rights of every individual are recognized and respected. At Regis University, the term "diversity" conveys our commitment to create and maintain an inclusive community where people of different religions, genders, sexual orientations, races, classes, and any other social distinctions can thrive in a learning environment characterized by mutual respect and the pursuit of justice. We seek to increase representation of faculty of color to better serve our diverse student population. As such, we especially welcome applications from diverse candidates. We are deeply and morally committed to social justice within the field of psychology; improving diversity, equity, and inclusion within our department; providing junior faculty with mentorship, resources, and an environment conducive to their professional growth, success, and advancement; and improving the academic experience for our diverse student population.

Regis College, one of the three schools of Regis University in Denver, Colorado, is a Jesuit liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition with a primary emphasis on excellence in undergraduate teaching and cura personalis. Applicants should demonstrate an interest and ability to engage the Catholic intellectual tradition and Jesuit liberal arts educational mission substantively in their teaching. For more information on this mission, see:

A complete application will include: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, including teaching interests and evidence of teaching effectiveness, (4) statement of research, including evidence of research productivity or potential (5) diversity statement, discussing how the candidate will contribute to Regis University's commitment to cultivating an inclusive, equitable, and diverse community, and (6) three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the candidate's demonstrated abilities and/or potential as an undergraduate teacher and mentor.

Applicants must submit items 1-5 electronically. Letters of recommendation should be emailed to Marie Fellenstein (she/her), administrative assistant ( Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Amanda Miller (she/her), associate professor ( All materials should be submitted by Friday, August 26, 2022; review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Hiring decisions for this position are pending final budgetary approval.

Pay Rate:Up to $60,000/year commensurate with qualifications

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Since 1877, Regis University has been using our Jesuit background to provide an education for men and women of all ages and faiths and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Inspired by St. Ignatius Loyola, the mission of Regis University is to educate men and women of all ages to make a positive impact in a rapidly-changing global society. We encourage our students to seek truth, live purposeful lives, and continually examine and attempt to answer the question: "How ought we to live?" Regis University's Northwest Campus is the main campus and administrative hub, located in Denver, Colorado. Regis University has three additional campuses in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Thornton, Colorado and the Denver Tech Center, as well as distance learning initiatives.

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