Part-time Developmental Psychology position, St. Olaf College

  • 12 Nov 2020 12:39 AM
    Message # 9359384

    Part-time Developmental Psychology position at St. Olaf College

    The Department of Psychology at St. Olaf College invites applications for a part-time, adjunct position in Developmental Psychology at the level of Instructor or Assistant Professor beginning February 15, 2021. Candidates will teach one section of Developmental Psychology in a fully online format. While the classes will be taught online, the employee must reside in Minnesota for the duration of the semester. Candidates with a Ph.D. or ABD in Developmental Psychology or relevant disciplines, and who have teaching experience in the relevant course, particularly in an online format, are strongly preferred.

    St. Olaf’s Psychology Department is particularly interested in applicants who will continue to contribute to our diverse community and broaden our curricular offerings. We request that in the letter of application, candidates address their potential to contribute to the St. Olaf community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.

    Applicants must submit materials online at A complete application includes:

    1.      Cover letter in which you address your area(s) of expertise, and discuss your teaching experience and approach to teaching

    2.      Curriculum vitae

    3.      Graduate transcript (official or unofficial)

    4.      The contact information for three professional references who can speak to your abilities in teaching and scholarship (St. Olaf solicits letters directly after an initial round of screening.)

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by November 30, 2020 will receive fullest consideration.

    Questions about the position, department, or college may be addressed by email to Gary Muir Department Chair, at More information about the Psychology Department can be found at If you need assistance with the online application process, please call 507-786-3356.

    Founded in 1874, St. Olaf College is a residential, coeducational liberal arts college with approximately 3,000 students and 800 faculty and staff employees. It is located in Northfield, Minnesota, about 45 minutes from Minneapolis and St. Paul with their rich and diverse cultural resources. The college offers an academically rigorous, nationally ranked liberal arts education that fosters the development of the whole person in mind, body, and spirit and emphasizes learning in an inclusive and globally engaged community.

    To provide a safe and secure educational environment, St. Olaf College verifies the accuracy of all credentials presented by applicants and conducts a criminal background check on every new hire.

    St. Olaf College is an equal employment opportunity and voluntary affirmative action employer.  The College is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our community.  With regard to its hiring and employment practices, the College prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment based upon an individual’s legally protected status including race, color, creed, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, or status with regard to public assistance.

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