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Adjunct Professor of Psychology

Southwest Minnesota State University
Marshall, MN
Closing date
Apr 4, 2024

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Position Information

Classification Title Working Title Adjunct Professor of Psychology Hire Types Adjunct/PT Faculty Division Academic and Student Affairs Department College of Arts, Letters and Sciences Unit Social Sciences Location Marshall, MN FLSA Exempt Full/Part Time Part Time FTE Employment Condition Adjunct Work Shift Work Schedule/Hours/Days Posting Details Salary Minimum Commensurate with education and experience Salary Maximum Salary Type Per Credit Bargaining Unit/Plan 209, IFO Job Description

The SMSU Psychology program is looking to add to their pool of adjunct instructors who could teach online and/or on-campus courses that support psychology and other majors. We may have opportunities arise for instructors to cover General Psychology, Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, Sport and Performance Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and other discipline related courses.

Required Qualifications

* Master's or Doctorate (preferred) in Psychology (or related field).
* Strong commitment to teaching is essential, including teaching experience with undergraduate students.
* Strong academic record.
* Very strong interpersonal/administrative/mentoring skills.
* Demonstrated abilities/competence in instructional technology, including online instruction is strongly preferred.
* Must have understanding of and appreciation for liberal arts. The University is committed to fostering a global perspective.
* The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications Other Requirements About

Southwest Minnesota State University is one of seven universities in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. SMSU gives highest priority to excellence in teaching and preparing students to be lifelong learners through quality undergraduate and graduate teaching/advising and strong student/faculty relationships. We area a public institution offering over 50 majors and minors and four master's degrees. Its mission, dating back to 1967, provides access to university-level programs in liberal arts & professional studies. The University has a special commitment to the educational needs of the people in its service region reflected through its curricula, cultural programs, diversity of staff and students, cooperative relationships with the public and private sectors, and regional institutions. The 216-acre campus encompasses 24 modern, interconnected, and accessible buildings. Marshall (pop. 14,000) is the hub of a rich agricultural area and offers a variety of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities.

Benefits Info

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:

* Public pension plan
* Training and professional development
* Paid vacation and sick leave
* Paid holidays
* Paid parental leave
* Low-cost medical and dental coverage
* Prescription drug coverage
* Vision coverage
* Wellness programs and resources
* Employer paid life insurance
* Short-term and long-term disability
* Health care spending and savings accounts
* Dependent care spending account
* Tax-deferred compensation
* Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
* Tuition reimbursement
* Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number SMSU2021266P Number of Vacancies 1 Re-posting No Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date 11/21/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Accept Applications Yes Special Instructions Summary

Review of applications will begin after November 15th, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

Posting Contact SMSU Human Resources Department Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Southwest Minnesota State University is a member of the Minnesota State system and is an equal opportunity educator and employer. SMSU is committed to equal employment opportunities for all applicants and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. SMSU does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Women, diverse populations and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Affirmative Action Office, 507-537-6208. For TTY communications, contact Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529. This vacancy notice is available in alternative format upon request.

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