Assistant Professor of Psychology, Evaluation Research, University of Wisconsin-Stout

  • 19 Sep 2018 10:26 AM
    Message # 6676659


    Assistant Professor of Psychology – Evaluation Research

    The University of Wisconsin-Stout invites applications for one full-time Assistant Professor of Psychology – Evaluation Research in the Department of Psychology. Anticipated start date: August 19, 2019.

    Minimum / Required
    PhD in Psychology with graduate training in program evaluation or PhD in Program Evaluation with graduate training in psychology by date of employment

    Preferred / Desired

    • Experience and/or interest in graduate-level teaching, particularly in program evaluation
    • Experience and/or interest in teaching college-level psychology courses such as research methods, statistics, and introductory psychology
    • Experience and/or interest in:
    • Scholarship in program evaluation/evaluation research
    • Mentoring and collaborative research work with graduate and/or undergraduate students
    • Graduate thesis advisement
    • University/professional service
    • Demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence through teaching, research, or service

    Faculty members teach the equivalent of 12 credits (4 courses) per semester in a variety of formats (e.g., in-person, online, hybrid), engage in an active program of scholarship and mentorship with undergraduate and/or graduate students, provide academic advisement, advise graduate theses, assess student learning, and participate in university service.

    The successful candidate will join a department with a B.S. in Psychology and an M.S. in Applied Psychology. The M.S. program is a 42-credit, 2-year in-person program with concentrations in Evaluation Research, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.  The Department of Psychology is a collaborative group of 10 faculty and 6 instructional staff housed in a newly renovated building with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities supporting many opportunities for faculty/student collaborations in the classroom and lab, suitable for both basic and applied research.  Resources available include: numerous interfaced single-subject rooms, a facility for focus-group research, and a variety of research equipment and software for psychological research.

    The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.

    UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.

    UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.

    All undergraduate students participating in traditional, on campus-based programs are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.

    Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

    More information about the UW-Stout community and region: Facts and data about the university:

    Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.

    As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check and authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

    In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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    Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

    Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

    Required application materials:
    - Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
    - CV
    - Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Interests (1-page maximum)
    - Statement of Research Interests (1-page maximum)
    - Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
    - Unofficial copies of transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire

    To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by 10/18/2018. Screening of applications received after 10/18/18 may continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

    It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

    For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
    Search Chair: Kathryn Hamilton, PhD
    Phone: (715) 232-2442

    If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:
    Search Coordinator: Linda Dahl
    Phone: (715) 232-2653|

    Before starting the online application process we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: 

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