Position Summary:
The Department of Psychology at St. Olaf College invites applications for a part-time, one-semester position in Psychology at the level of Instructor or Assistant Professor, to begin September 1, 2021.

Position Description:
The successful candidate will teach two sections of Biopsychology during the fall semester, both on-campus with a Tues/Thurs schedule (Section 1: Tues 11:45-1:10PM, Thurs 12:45-2:05PM; Section 2: Tues 1:20-2:45PM, Thurs 2:15-3:35PM). Candidates with a Ph.D. or ABD in Behavioral Neuroscience, Biological Psychology or relevant disciplines and who have teaching experience in the relevant course are strongly preferred.

The Department is particularly interested in applicants who can and will advance the College’s goals for diversity equity and inclusion. We request that in the letter of application, candidates address their potential to contribute to the St. Olaf community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups in accordance with our equity goals.

Applicants must submit materials online at https://stolaf.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=1796&job=biopsychology-part-time-faculty-2021-22. A complete application includes:
  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Graduate transcript (official or unofficial)
The contact information for three professional references who can speak to your abilities in teaching and scholarship (St. Olaf solicits letters directly after an initial round of screening.)

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by June 18 will receive fullest consideration.

Questions about the position, department, or college may be directed to Gary Muir, Department Chair, at muir@stolaf.edu. More information about the Psychology Department can be found at wp.stolaf.edu/psychology. Applicants who need assistance with the online application process should call 507-786-3356.

Founded in 1874, St. Olaf College is a residential, coeducational liberal arts college with approximately 3,000 students and 800 faculty and staff employees. It is located in Northfield, Minnesota, about 45 minutes from Minneapolis and St. Paul with their rich and diverse cultural resources. The college offers an academically rigorous, nationally ranked liberal arts education that fosters the development of the whole person in mind, body, and spirit and emphasizes learning in an inclusive and globally engaged community.

To provide a safe and secure educational environment, St. Olaf College verifies the accuracy of all credentials presented by applicants and conducts a criminal background check on every new hire.

Gary M. Muir
Associate Professor
Chair, Department of Psychology
Neuroscience Program
St. Olaf College
Office: RNS222, (507)786-3138
1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN 55057
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