This full-time, tenure-track position is a 12-month contract, and responsibilities include teaching 10 courses per year in a 2-2-2-2-2 eight-week term system. Excellence in teaching, advising and mentoring of adjunct faculty is expected. Continued professional development, participation in academic governance, and professional, university, and community service are all factored into tenure decisions.
The successful candidate must have the ability to be collaborative and inclusive within the direction of the Madison Center and contribute with recruitment and retention efforts. Desired qualities include cultural competence; a personal presence that is warm, active, and engaged.
Considering the interdisciplinary nature of this position, applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Human Services (or a related field) and also have training (education, experience) that would lead to their proficient teaching of courses in the related field of psychology. The teaching load will include a wide range of introductory and upper level courses in both disciplines. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from diverse backgrounds. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Teaching assignments are predominantly face-to-face on the Madison campus, but may require teaching as needed in hybrid, online, and international center modalities. The successful applicant is expected to complete training for online teaching during the 2016-2017 academic year.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled with applications received by February 15, 2017 receiving full consideration. Applicants should submit the following in Microsoft WORD or PDF format: Cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, CV, three letters of reference with telephone numbers and e-mail addresses, and unofficial transcripts to email@example.com. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.