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Psychology Non-Tenure Track Faculty (Applicant Pool)

Montana State University Bozeman, MT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Position Details















Position Information









Announcement Number
FAC - VA - 19011






For questions regarding this position, please contact:


Dr. Keith Hutchison, Department Head
(406) 994-5174 or khutch@montana.edu








Classification Title
Instructor






Working Title
Psychology Non-Tenure Track Faculty (Applicant Pool)






Brief Position Overview


Montana State University seeks qualified individuals to provide non tenurable level instruction and/or related functions. Applications are accepted on a continual basis (unless otherwise indicated) and will be maintained in the pool for two years. After two years, candidates need to re-submit materials for continued consideration.








Faculty Tenure Track
No






Faculty Rank
Non-Tenure Track






Position Number
4A6150






Department
Psychology






Division
College of Letters & Science






Appointment Type
Non-Tenure Track (Pooled)






Contract Term
Other






Semester
Fall or Spring






If other, specify From date







If other, specify End date







Union Affiliation
Contact HR for Determination






FTE
Varies






Benefits Eligible
Depends on FTE (please contact Human Resources - 406-994-3651)






Salary
Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications






Contract Type
LOA






If other, please specify







Recruitment Type
Open
















Position Details









General Statement


Montana State University seeks qualified individuals to provide non-tenurable level instruction and/or related functions. Instructors are needed to teach classes depending upon need and available funding.




Applications are accepted on a continual basis (unless otherwise indicated) and will be maintained in pool for two years. After two years, candidates will be notified to re-submit materials for continued consideration.




The department or program search committees or hiring authority will review and evaluate the submitted application materials. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the non-tenure track faculty hiring pool.




Appointments are on a part-time basis and vary in duration, a couple weeks, a semester or an academic year, depending on the specific needs of the department/program. Salary is dependent on number of courses taught and duration.




We seek individuals who work professionally and effectively with a diverse population; possess effective interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; and, have the ability to contribute positively to the academic success of the students and the mission of Montana State University.








Duties and Responsibilities


We hope to attract applicants who can teach in a diverse University community and have demonstrated ability in helping students from varied backgrounds succeed.




Responsibilities may include:







+ Teaching on campus or online courses;




+ Advising, evaluating, and assisting students; and/or,




+ Curriculum and/or course development.







The Department seeks an Assistant Teaching Professor or Instructor qualified to teach one or more of the following courses in Psychology, depending on available funding: Research Design and Analysis I, Research Design and Analysis II, Abnormal Psychology, Psychology of Gender, Social Psychology, Psychology of Personality, Judgment and Decision Making, Consciousness, History and Systems, Contemporary Issues in Human Sexuality, Psychology of Learning, Behavior Modification, Psychology of Prejudice, Developmental Psychology, Health Psychology, and Senior Thesis/Capstone.








Required Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills





+ PhD or MA/MS/ABD in Psychology or closely allied field.











Preferred Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills





+ PhD in Psychology.




+ College-level teaching experience in a face-to-face lecture format.




+ Academic background commensurate with teaching one or more of the courses listed above.











The Successful Candidate Will





+ Possess effective interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.




+ Work professionally and effectively with diverse individuals.




+ Have the ability to contribute positively to the academic success of the students and the mission of Montana State University.




+ Have dedication to supporting and enhancing Montana State University's initiative for diversity, equity and inclusiveness











Position Special Requirements/Additional Information


The position for which you have applied MAY BE a Union position. Union affiliation is determined by job duties and the collective bargaining unit.







+ Non-Tenure Track Faculty - Any position that is .5 FTE or more is represented by the Associated Faculty of Montana State University (AFMSU). Faculty covered by AFMSU must begin paying either membership dues or representation fees within thirty (30) days of hire. This is a condition of employment. Additional information can be found at AFMSU or by emailing AFSMU .





+ Any position less than .5 FTE is not represented by the Union and is not required to pay dues.




+ If the FTE changes during employment, the representational status of this position could be impacted.




+ Exceptions: Anyone having successfully completed a PEI exam or any faculty working in Extension are exempt from the Union












This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.








Physical Demands


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.








The Program







The Department


The Psychology Department has 10 tenure/tenure-track faculty, several non-tenure track faculty, and approximately 400 students. Class sizes typically range from 25-75 students.




The Department teaches with an emphasis on psychological science and offers a BS in Psychology, an MS in Psychological Science, and provides excellent undergraduate learning experiences to majors, minors, and the broader university.








The College


The College of Letters and Science (L&S), the largest center for learning, teaching and research at Montana State University, offers students an excellent liberal arts and sciences education in nearly 50 majors, 25 minors and over 25 graduate degrees within the four areas of the humanities, natural sciences, mathematics and social sciences.




Building on the great strength of our traditional disciplines, the college provides exciting opportunities for faculty and students at the cutting edge of interdisciplinary inquiry. L&S is dedicated to supporting student success, discovering and disseminating new knowledge, and providing an atmosphere in which discovery and learning are integrated and valued. L&S is at the confluence of intellectual tradition, discovery, and innovation.


















Posting Detail Information









Number of Vacancies
Multiple Positions






Desired Start Date
Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the hiring pool for up to two years.






Position End Date (if temporary)







Open Date







Close Date







Applications will be:


Applications will be accepted and screened for the duration of this pool.








Special Instructions


Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the hiring pool for up to two years.








Diversity Statement



Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.



Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran's status, sex, age, political ideas, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. In support of the University's mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant's ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee's ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651; recruitment@montana.edu .

In compliance with the Montana Veteran's Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran's preference please complete the veteran's preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.

MSU's Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: http://www.montana.edu/hr/disability_accommodation/complaints_grievances.html .

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