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Psychology Fellowship (Instructor or Assistant Professor, depending on Education)
Post Date: 02/09/2018
Close Date: 04/15/2018
Dickinson State University
291 Campus Drive

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$30,000 - $49,999

Dickinson, ND

Job Description:
TITLE: Psychology Fellowship (Instructor or Assistant Professor, depending on Education)

SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Psychology program, is looking for a special appointment Teaching Fellow to teach courses in Psychology. The successful candidate will remain current in the discipline, and perform service to the university and community. Housed in the Department of Social Sciences, this position will also provide advising for majors in the various Social Sciences. This position will be for one year, with the expectation of renewal for at least one added year.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: This position reports to the Chair of the Department of Social Sciences

•ABD in Psychology
•All academic degrees from regionally accredited institutions
•Demonstrated excellence in teaching
•Good interpersonal and organizational skills, flexibility, and a strong work ethic
•Excellent interpersonal/oral/written communication skills
•Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: •Doctorate in Psychology
•Experience with assessment at course, program, and university levels

COMPENSATION: Includes a salary of $45,000 - 48,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience; and a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including employer-paid full-family coverage health insurance, TIAA retirement, tuition waiver benefits and much more.

LOCATION: Dickinson, ND

STARTING DATE: August 13, 2018

•Provide instruction in the various Psychology courses offered by DSU.
?Teaching effectiveness includes 1) teaching of assigned class loads, 2) making appropriate preparations for the semester including syllabus preparation, preparation of lecture, preparation of tests and assignments as needed/appropriate, revising course materials when needed, and providing measurable objectives for student performance, 3) act as a professional role model to students, 4) communicate effectively with students, 5) arrive at class punctually and use class time effectively, 6) stay current in field of expertise, 7) be available to and provide assistance to students, and 8) other teaching duties as assigned or noted by supervisor.
?Physical demands include the ability to stand or otherwise be present in a classroom during class time, the ability to move to students to provide assistance in the class, and the abilities to speak and listen.

•The individual in this position is expected to participate in scholarly activities and self-improvement.
?These activities may include, but are not limited to, 1) evaluation and selection of materials for classroom activities, 2) professional reading and/or research for self-improvement and effectiveness 3) continuing education, including experiential learning, 4) publishing in the outlets of professional organizations, 5) conference, workshop, convention and seminar attendance 6) presentations at professional conferences, workshops, conventions and/or seminars, 7) consultant work, 8) creation of new courses, and 9) review of commercial and professional curriculum materials.
?Physical demands are as needed to carry out the given task, but are not excessive and are largely controlled by the employee.

•The individual in this position is expected to make on-campus contributions to the university.
?Activities in this category may include but are not limited to 1) academic advising of students, 2) serving on committees, 3) attending university functions, and 4) advising student organizations.
?Physical demands are as needed to carry out the given task, but are not excessive and are largely controlled by the employee.

•The individual in this position is expected to make off-campus contributions to the university.
?Activities in this category may include but are not limited to 1) making speeches/giving presentations to community groups, 2) organizing and/or working with community organizations, 3) belonging to or holding office in community organizations, 4) seeking or holding governmental office or working on behalf of governmental candidates and/or organizations, 5) serving on advisory boards, and 6) serving western North Dakota as a resource within the area of expertise.
?Physical demands are as needed to carry out the given task, but are not excessive and are largely controlled by the employee.

This job announcement is not intended, and should not be construed, to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential to making fair pay decisions and determining job performance.

Band: 2000 Academic
Sub Band: 2110 Assistant/2115 Instructor
Term: 9 months
Status: Full-time (100%), benefitted, non-exempt (from FLSA overtime)

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Applications received by March 11, 2018 will be given first consideration. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. We seek a wide range of applicants for this position to affirm the value that we place on diversity in our faculty.

Complete the online application at http://www.dickinsonstate.edu/about/employment/open-positions/, then upload a letter of application specifically addressing the above minimum and preferred qualifications, a current resume, copies of graduate transcripts, and contact information (including telephone numbers and email address) of five professional references by the date stated above.

For more information about the position, contact Dr. Steven Doherty at 1-800-279-4295 ext. 2065 or steven.doherty@dickinsonstate.edu

For more information or assistance with the application process contact: Human Resources (701) 483-2476

?Applicants who are residents of ND and eligible to claim veteran’s preference must include Form DD214 with the application for employment; claims for disabled veteran’s preference must include Form DD214 and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs indicating disability; claims for preference as the eligible spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran must include Form DD214, a marriage certificate and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs indicating disability, or the veteran’s death certificate.
?Due to access to restricted information, the successful candidate will be required to complete a satisfactory criminal history record check.
?Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. and I-9 employment certification is required at hire.

DICKINSON STATE UNIVERSITY is a regional four-year institution within the North Dakota University System. The university’s mission is to provide high quality, accessible programs; to promote excellence in teaching and learning; to support scholarly and creative activities; and to provide service relevant to the economy, health, and quality of life for the citizens of the state of North Dakota. For more information about Dickinson State University please visit www.dickinsonstate.edu and watch this video.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. 23-12-10.

Dickinson State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, information protected by the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”) or disability in its admissions, student aid, employment practices, educational programs or other related activities. Dickinson State University complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

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