Assistant or Associate Professor Open-Discipline

Position Information: Description

The College of Education and Human Development at the University of North Dakota is inviting applications for up to three Assistant Professors or Associate Professors to join our faculty. These positions may be tenure-track or an offer of tenure may be made based on a candidate’s documented record of achievement and subject to approval from the Department, College, University and the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education. Applicants with terminal degrees in any of our doctoral-granting program areas (Counseling Psychology, Education Foundations & Research, Higher Education, Kinesiology, Learning Sciences Instructional Design & Technology, and Teaching & Leadership) or related area are invited to apply. 

The University of North Dakota is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment that respects, acknowledges and celebrates diversity and individual differences.  Successful applicants for this position will demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion through interest or past experience, as well as the ability to work and collaborate in a diverse, multicultural, and inclusive setting.

Position Benefits

Benefits include single or family health care coverage (UND pays the full premium), basic life insurance, employee assistance program, retirement plans with generous employer contributions, and 10 paid holidays.

Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.

UND also offers an employee tuition waiver and a variety of professional development opportunities.

Find out more about UND's great benefits and perks here!

Duties & ResponsibilitiesThe successful candidate will have or will develop a research agenda that engages colleagues and doctoral students.  Actively working with research teams and seeking external funding will be an important part of this position. In addition, the candidate for this position will develop and teach two or three courses per year at the graduate or undergraduate level consistent with their expertise, advise master’s and doctoral students, and assist in the operations and improvement of the program in which their tenure is housed. UND and the College value diverse perspectives and seek applicants who are committed to helping students from underrepresented backgrounds succeed. The successful candidate will possess strong writing and organizational skills and maintain positive professional relationships with students and colleagues.

    Teach graduate or undergraduate courses in area of expertiseAdvise master's and doctoral studentsContribute to the routine operations and on-going development of the programEngage in research and produce publications Serve on department, college, and university committees, as well as play an active role in professional associations
Required Competencies
    Teaching in face-to-face, online, hybrid, or hyflex platformsConducting research Advising graduate students and supervising dissertations
Minimum Requirements
    An earned doctorate in a relevant field (as listed above)Successful completion of criminal history records check

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. 

Preferred Qualifications
    Teaching experience at the graduate levelAn established record of scholarly publications and presentationsExperience advising master’s and doctoral students
Minimum Hiring Salary

Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience.

Contract Period/Start Date

9 month contract/August 16, 2023

To Apply

For full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2022 and include the following materials:

    A cover letter of application highlighting qualifications for the positionA complete curriculum vitaCopies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire)Names and contact information of three references Other evidence of scholarship, teaching, and professional leadership Unofficial transcripts.  Please note that the selected candidate will be required to submit official transcripts upon hire.  

Position is open until filled.

Additional Information

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three or more finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

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