PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTH CENTRAL
Department of Social Sciences – Assistant Professor of Psychology
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE FOLLOWING FACULTY POSITION:
STARTING RANK: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY
STARTING SALARY: Dependent upon Qualifications
STARTING DATE: August 18, 2014
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Application review will begin on December 1, 2013 and continue until position is filled.
CAMPUS: Purdue University North Central is a regional campus within the Purdue University system. It currently serves approximately 6,000 students with a full-time faculty of 122. This scenic campus is situated on 268 rolling and wooded acres eight miles south of Lake Michigan near the cities of LaPorte, Michigan City, and Valparaiso. It is 65 miles east of Chicago’s vast cultural resources and 85 miles north of Purdue’s main campus in West Lafayette, IN. The location offers both urban and suburban living, excellent school systems, and extensive recreational facilities.
MISSION: The Department of Social Sciences of Purdue University North Central fully accepts and applies the campus mission in the following ways: we encourage students to learn about themselves and the world; we provide guidance and training for their discovery of their individuality and commonality; we alert them to the opportunities to engage in the advancement of society. We, likewise, encourage continuous scholarly inquiry and community engagement of our faculty.
POSITION: This is a ten-month, full-time tenure track faculty position with the possibility of summer teaching. The teaching load is 11-14 contact hours per week per semester in a broad range of undergraduate courses in psychology which may include Introduction to Psychology, Social Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Personality Psychology, and Research Methods and Statistics depending on the expertise of the individual hired. The Department currently offers a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.
QUALIFICATIONS: The Department is hiring an assistant professor of psychology. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in Psychology by the time of appointment in August 2014. Area of specialization is open but may include clinical, social, or developmental psychology. Evidence of teaching experience and of scholarly potential is desirable.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Excellence in teaching, an active research agenda, and engagement (service) within the University and surrounding communities are expected. Academic advising, participating in campus governance, and pursing one’s research interests are included among faculty duties. Some courses may be taught in the evenings, online, or at off-campus locations. Learning, Discovery, and Engagement are central to the Strategic Plan of Purdue University North Central. Learning (teaching) is the primary function of a faculty member at this campus, and a Discovery (research) agenda appropriate to the discipline is required.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Review will begin December 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Submit letter of application, CV, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three current references via fax, U.S. mail or electronically (preferred) to:
Ginny Borolov, Secretary
Department of Social Sciences
Purdue University North Central
1401 S. U.S. 421
Westville, IN 46391
Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check. Applications will be acknowledged. Additional supporting information may be requested. Please visit our web site at www.pnc.edu for additional information about the University.
Purdue University North Central is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.