Buena Vista University, a private, nationally recognized Midwestern baccalaureate institution located on the shores of a 3,200 acre natural lake, invites applications for a one-year position in Clinical/Counseling Psychology to begin August 2019. Responsibilities include teaching selections from the following courses: Counseling, Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, General Psychology, Forensic Psychology and courses within the candidate’s area of expertise. A record of strong teaching experience and the ability and willingness to involve undergraduates in a research program is desired. ABD considered, PhD preferred.
Candidates must have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. Preference will be given to candidates who have expertise in both clinical/counseling and developmental psychology. The ideal candidate will have completed work in Forensic Psychology. In addition to a wide variety of courses, the Psychology program at BVU emphasizes research, critical thinking, and communication skills. Our students present their research at regional conferences including the Minnesota Undergraduate Psychology Conference and the Midwest Psychological Association’s annual conference. The Psychology program at BVU has an active Psi Chi chapter and Psychology Club. The program is housed in the Social Science and Arts Hall and is part of the School of Liberal Arts.
Review of applications will begin March 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. We are looking for candidates who are excited to work in a Midwestern setting at a small private university. Buena Vista University has an enrollment of about 700 full-time residential students. The city of Storm Lake has a population of approximately 11,000 and is one of the most ethnically diverse communities in Iowa.
Please submit letter of application, graduate school transcripts (photocopies acceptable but official copies required for appointment), teaching evaluation summaries, teaching philosophy statement, and current CV with the names of 3 letters of references. Due to limited system capabilities you can only upload one document.
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This position is not eligible for an employer-sponsored visa and all applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
A background check will be conducted on the final candidate. Buena Vista University is an EOE/ADA/Smoke-Free Employer, and especially welcomes applications from individuals who will contribute to any aspect of the university’s diversity.