Addiction Studies – Tenure Track

Minot State University, Minot
Jun 19, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Addiction Studies – Tenure Track
Full-time, Benefitted
Position Number 00012723
Position Summary
The Department of Addiction Studies, Psychology, and Social Work at Minot State University invites applications for a tenure-track Addiction Studies/Psychology position at the assistant professor level. The position will begin August 15, 2017. The position requires expertise in behavioral neuroscience and psychopharmacology.   The position will teach courses required for our addiction studies and psychology programs such as Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience, Psycho-pharmacology, and Dynamics of Addiction.
Position Responsibilities
The Department of Addiction Studies, Psychology, and Social Work faculty position will provide didactic teaching in the undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Addiction Studies Program and Bachelor of Arts Psychology Program in a traditional face-to-face environment and/or online environment. The teaching load for this position is 12 credits per semester. The person will advise students, serve on department and university committees, and make scholarly contributions to their discipline. Participation in curriculum development and program evaluation within the department is expected. Additional opportunities for teaching are possible.
Minimum Qualifications
This is a tenure track position with a nine-month contract. The successful candidate must have an earned Ph.D. in psychology, behavioral neuroscience, or a closely related field.
Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given for those who have expertise in psychopharmacology related to addiction, have demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate courses, and commitment to undergraduate research.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid full family coverage for health insurance, TIAA-CREFF retirement plan, and tuition waiver benefits. Explore MSU Benefits.
Application Documents
Cover letter, list of names and contact information for three references familiar with your teaching and/or research, statement of Teaching philosophy, Statement of Research Interests
Additional Information
Review of applications will begin July 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. 
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If you have questions about the position, programs, or Minot State University, please contact:

Vicki Michels, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Addiction Studies, Psychology, and Social Work
MSU is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference. This position is subject to a criminal history background check.