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MidAmerica Nazarene University, a progressive Christian university located in Olathe, Kansas, is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology. The position is a full-time faculty appointment. Candidates for this position should be able to demonstrate a commitment to higher education delivered with a Christ-centered worldview, a strong commitment to the student leadership model, and be able to successfully perform the responsibilities outlined below.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaches several sections of General Psychology along with other psychology courses that fit with departmental needs, specific interests and qualifications. Department course opportunities currently include Theories of Personality, History and Systems of Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Social Psychology, Physiological Psychology, Understanding Multicultural Behavior, Fundamentals of Counseling, and Lifespan Development.
Provides leadership for the psychology program within the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and assists the Department Chair with program management tasks. Opportunity available to develop the psychology program curriculum with an aim towards experiential learning.
Advise psychology students in the areas of course selection and graduate school planning.
Engages in psychology program growth strategies.
Participates in scholarly activities
Serve on Departmental and University committees
Work collegially with departmental faculty and cross-campus faculty.
MidAmerica Nazarene University’s mission is to educate and inspire servant leaders and is a premier Christian university with global impact. MNU offers a variety of academic programs that combine the best in high-quality academics, unparalleled service and an authentically Christian perspective.
Educational Qualifications/Skills Required:
Evidence of high-quality teaching and desire to actively participate in student mentorship is highly preferred.
Knowledge of and experience with the APA guidelines for undergraduate majors in curriculum formation.
A doctorate in psychology. ABD with strong experience will be considered.
A record of successful experience in higher education and/or other educational environments, including mentoring students in psychological research and writing.
A track record as a collaborative, servant-driven leader with outstanding written, oral, and interpersonal skills.
Application: Please download the following documentation when applying on-line at www.mnu.edu/jobs - VIEW JOBS.
Letter of application
Complete curriculum vita
Copies of University transcripts from all universities from which degrees were received (scan and attach).
Statement of faith, including personal faith history and vision for integrating faith and learning (2 pages maximum)
Statement of Faith: MidAmerica Nazarene University is an intentionally Christian Community and desires that all employees in positions of leadership reflect a foundational Christian position in word, attitude and action. While there is no predetermined length or format for the Personal Statement of Faith, the norm is a one or two page narrative document describing the applicant’s central Christian beliefs, significant formative influences in the applicant’s Christian experience (e.g., religious experiences of conversion or the affirmation of one’s faith, one’s family and/or home life, spiritual aspirations), and ways in which the applicant’s faith is being demonstrated in daily patterns and practices.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
MidAmerica is very much interested in reviewing applications from qualified members of traditionally underrepresented groups in America, including women and racial and ethnic minorities.
MidAmerica Nazarene University policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion,* age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, marital status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected class in the recruitment and admission of students, in the hiring process, during employment, and in the operation of all university programs, activities, and services.
*Christian faith and employment at MidAmerica Nazarene University: MidAmerica Nazarene University is an expression of the Church of the Nazarene. It reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Section 702-703, U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1964). Preferred candidates demonstrate a strong commitment to the Christian faith, active participation in a local church, and a philosophy of Christian higher education consistent with the Wesleyan tradition.
Read the university’s full Non-Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement at www.mnu.edu/jobs.