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Assistant Professor of Psychology (Tenure Track), Open Area, University of Wisconsin-Superior

  • 08 Sep 2023 9:09 PM
    Message # 13252072

    Full job ad can be found here

    The University of Wisconsin-Superior is hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Psychology, to begin August 26, 2024. Psychology is an undergraduate program at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, Wisconsin’s public liberal arts college. The Psychology major/minor and Behavioral Neuroscience Minor are offered both online and on-campus. A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential. Research interests appropriate to a small public liberal arts college are necessary, as is an interest in involving undergraduate students in collaborative research. Successful candidates will be able to effectively teach a one-semester senior research capstone course, Introduction to Psychology, and an array of other courses in our regular curriculum according to their interest and expertise.

    Review of applications begins October 16th at 8am.  

    Psychology is part of the Department of Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity, with 14 faculty members in Psychology, Legal Studies, Social Work, and First Nations Studies, and therefore encourages applications from diverse backgrounds. In addition to being part of the Department of Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity, this position also has a commitment to UW-Superior’s public liberal arts mission.

    • Teach 12 credits per semester (including a mix of on-campus and online courses) 
    • Engage in ongoing self-reflection and documentation of quality teaching and innovative learning methods (both face-to-face and online)
    • Pursue scholarly activities.
    • Advise students.
    • Engage in independent and collaborative curricular development in the psychology program.
    • Engage in the program’s High Impact Practices (such as Academic Service-Learning, Undergraduate Research, Senior Year Experience)
    • Participate in Teaching & Learning Cohort (TLC) Orientation and mentoring program in the first year.
    • Engage in program service activities such as assessment, scheduling, marketing, recruitment and retention, community partner outreach, and other program related support as designated by the program.
    • Serve on Department and University committees.

    View the complete job description.


    • Ph.D. in Psychology; an ABD in Psychology will be considered with an earned doctorate required by January 10, 2025
    • University-level teaching (or teaching assistant) experience (at least one course in one semester)
    • Demonstrated commitment to quality teaching and learning methods. 
    • Willingness to engage in course design and teaching in multiple modalities.


    • Prior experience with course design / course development
    • Experience mentoring undergraduate researchers.
    • Prior experience teaching in multiple modalities
    • Demonstrated commitment related to best practices in teaching and learning in multiple modalities.


    Salary range for this position is: $53,000 – $59,000 annually. Specific benefit information can be found here. A snapshot of benefits offered for this position include:

    Paid Time Off:

    – 96 hours of Sick Leave

    – Legal holidays that fall within the academic year

    State Group Health Insurance Plans:

    – Health Plan, High Deductible, or Access Plans available

    – Flexible Spending or Health Savings Accounts

    Access to Additional Insurance:

    – Dental

    – Vision

    – Life

    – Income Continuation

    Retirement Plans Through Wisconsin Retirement System:

    – 6.80% contribution with employer match

    – Vested at 5 years (must meet eligibility requirements)

    Other Benefits

    – Employee Assistant Program (EAP) – provides free and confidential resources to address personal and work-related concerns for employee and their immediate family members.

    – On-site wellness resources and opportunities through the Pruitt Center for Mindfulness and Well-Being, Marcovich Wellness Center, and Department of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.


    August 26, 2024 (teaching an online course during Spring 2024 may be negotiated).

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