Assistant/Associate Professor – Psychology



Job description

Viterbo University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in Psychology beginning August 2023. Seeking teachers/scholars to offer a combination of courses in undergraduate Psychology. Applicants should have the ability to teach courses in General Psychology, Research Methods, and Cognitive Psychology. Additional expertise in neuroscience and the ability to teach courses such as Brain and Behavior or Psychopharmacology is considered a plus. Full-time faculty advise students, demonstrate scholarly habits, and serve on department and university committees. Candidates demonstrate a commitment to the Catholic Franciscan mission of Viterbo University, social justice, equity, and inclusion. The full-time teaching load is 12 credits per semester.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Psychology. ABD candidates who have a scheduled defense date prior to August 2023 are encouraged to apply. Preference is given to candidates with prior teaching experience.

Rank and Salary: Appointment is at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (for those with relevant experience and qualifications) with a nine-month academic year appointment beginning August of 2023. Salary is competitive with other private institutions of similar size, mission, and educational philosophy.

About Viterbo University: Viterbo University is a Catholic, Franciscan, liberal arts institution located in scenic La Crosse, Wisconsin, which has been rated as one of the top places to live in the US. The region features an attractive cost of living, beautiful bluffs and coulees, three major rivers including the Mississippi River, world-class health care and education systems, and easy access to major cities in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement: At Viterbo University, we value our inclusive climate and understand that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, constituencies, and those who will help us advance our diversity and inclusion initiatives aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Viterbo University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, encourages nominations and candidacy of historically underrepresented groups, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws

How to apply

To Apply: please complete the online employment application and upload the following:

  1. Letter of application indicating interest and qualifications
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Transcripts (initial submission may be unofficial copies)
  4. Contact information for three professional references

Review of applications: Evaluation of applications will begin April 18th, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

At Viterbo, we believe learning is a life long process involving more than just academics. It’s also about experiencing life and growing intellectually, culturally, and spiritually. Students can expect to be excited and challenged. We have a 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio, state-of-the-art facilities, and a faculty that cares deeply about the success of each and every student.