Montana State University Psychology Non-Tenure Track Faculty (Applicant Pool) in Bozeman, Montana
Announcement Number FAC - VA - 21055
For questions regarding this position, please contact:
Dr. Ian Handley, Deaprtment Head
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
Division College of Letters & Science
Appointment Type Non-Tenure Track (Pooled)
Contract Term Other
Semester Fall or Spring
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Union Affiliation Contact HR for Determination
Benefits Eligible Depends on FTE (please contact Human Resources - 406-994-3651)
Salary Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications
Contract Type LOA
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Recruitment Type Open
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 diverse individuals, 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 diverse backgrounds succeed.
Teaching on-campus or online courses.
Advising, evaluating and assisting students.
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 may choose to pay membership dues. This is a condition of employment. Additional information can be found at AFMSU (http://afmsu4ntt.org) or by emailing AFSMU (email@example.com) .
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.
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 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, a research-oriented PhD in Psychological Science, and provides excellent undergraduate learning experiences to majors, minors, and the broader university.
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.
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)
Applications will be:
Applications will be accepted and screened for the duration of this pool.
Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Applicants are retained in the hiring pool for up to two years.
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 (http://www.montana.edu/hr/dualcareer.html) .
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 race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. 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; firstname.lastname@example.org .
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/affirmative_action_plan.html .