Full-time, assistant professor faculty position in the Department of Psychology and Counseling. Nine to ten month contract is negotiable depending on responsibilities. Position begins August 2014.
Doctorate preferred in Developmental, Experimental, Clinical, or Counseling Psychology (preference for a background in research, developmental, child therapy, and/or marriage and family therapy); ABD will be considered. Commitment to higher education in a distinctively Christian context. Teaching experience preferred.
Teach psychology courses in the undergraduate programs (with opportunity for teaching in the graduate program if desired). Undergraduate courses would include some combination of General Psychology, General Psychology Lab, Lifespan Development, Introduction to Statistics, Research Methods, Learning and Cognition, Physiological Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and/or a course within the candidate’s expertise. Additionally, the candidate would be expected to develop a research program involving undergraduate and graduate students. Other faculty responsibilities would include mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, recruiting new students, committee work, and other campus service.
Rank and Salary:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. An excellent benefit package is included. For licensed clinicians/counselors, or those pursuing licensure, there are opportunities for ongoing clinical work and supervision.
The Department of Psychology and Counseling offers undergraduates two different bachelors degrees. One track is designed to prepare students for graduate study; the other is designed to meet individual career goals in allied areas. The department also offers two graduate programs in counseling, a M.S. in Counseling Psychology and a M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy. Graduate students have the opportunity to specialize in either an adult or child therapy track.
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the State Board of Education, Southern Nazarene University (SNU) is a private, liberal arts university with a variety of undergraduate, graduate and adult education programs. As a Christian community of scholars, we model the hospitality of grace, the pursuit of truth and the practice of discipleship, all within the Wesleyan-holiness tradition, as we prepare graduates who THINK with clarity, ACT with integrity and SERVE with purpose. SNU has an enrollment of approximately 2000 undergraduate and graduate students.
SNU is located on a 44-acre site in Bethany, a western suburb of Oklahoma City. Oklahoma’s largest city, Oklahoma City is at the crossroads of three interstate highways (I-40, I-44, and I-35) and is served by several national and regional airlines. Oklahoma City was listed in August 2011 as one of the top 10 best places to live in the United States by the Wall Street Journal. SNU also has an additional campus in Tulsa, OK, which is 90 miles from Oklahoma City.
where you will upload:
1. A cover letter including position sought and reason for interest
2. A curriculum vitae
3. A statement of applicant's philosophy on the integration of Christian faith and learning
4. All undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies of official transcripts are accepted for initial application)
5. Three (3) letters of reference*
* Reference letters addressed to Dr. Melany Kyzer should be sent preferably by e-mail to the Administrative Assistant Debbie Newlon at firstname.lastname@example.org or in hard copy to:
Southern Nazarene University
Office of Academic Affairs
c/o Debbie Newlon, Administrative Assistant
6729 NW 39th Expressway
Bethany, OK 73008
Statement of Nondiscrimination
Southern Nazarene University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, national or ethnic origin, marital status, or disability in the recruitment, admission, and treatment of students or access to university programs or activities including the operation of all university programs, activities, services and employment. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies including Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Age Discrimination:
Vice President of Academic Affairs
Southern Nazarene University, Bresee Hall
6729 NW 39th Expressway
Bethany, OK 73008
Christian faith and employment at Southern Nazarene University: Southern 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.
Mon, October 7, 2013
by Debbie Newlon