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Assistant Professor of Psychology

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All questions marked ‘Required’ need to be answered in order to submit the application. It is important that your application show all of the relevant education and experience you possess. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. If rejected, you must reapply for the position in order to be considered. An attached resume or curriculum via, a cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the position, contact information for 3 current, professional references, as well as copies of transcripts (if required) with each application.

Posting Details

Position Information

Classification Title
Job Title Assistant Professor of Psychology
Posting Number 2014303
Position Type Faculty
Employment Type Full Time

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Psychology Department at Hamline University seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Psychology. Candidates with expertise related to Biopsychology are of particular interest. Hamline’s Psychology faculty are dedicated to teaching excellence, mentoring of diverse populations of undergraduate students, and pursuing innovative research programs in which undergraduates are frequently involved. The Psychology Department (, within Hamline’s College of Liberal Arts, is comprised of 6 full-time faculty and over 150 majors and minors. Faculty are deeply engaged in research, scholarship, and professional development. Courses are rigorous and popular, with high-impact learning experiences embedded in courses, internships, and research apprenticeships. The Department administers the Psychology and Neuroscience programs and also contributes to the Public Health Sciences and Criminology and Criminal Justice programs in the College.

Representative Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate may teach courses such as General Psychology, Sensation/Perception, Research Methods in Psychology, and courses in their area of specialization, actively contribute to the newly launched Neuroscience major (, and collaborate with the Wesley and Lorene Artz Cognitive Neuroscience Research Center. Faculty currently have a teaching load of 6 courses per academic year (with a course release in the first year for professional development). Pre-tenure faculty also are eligible for a semester long teaching release upon a successful third-year review.

Required Knowledge, Skills and abilities

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in classroom teaching, scholarly research and service, including academic advisement of students.

Minimum Education/Experience

Ph.D or Terminal degree from an accredited college or university.

Preferred Education/Experience

Experience in Biopsychology

Required Licensure/Certification/Registration

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 10/23/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally authorized to work in the U.S. and will you be so authorized as of the anticipated start date of the position (9/1/18)?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
  5. Summary of Research Plans
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documents