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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Position Description:

The Psychology Program at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of psychology. The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in psychology or be ABD and close to completing their dissertation at the time of application. The specific area and period of specialization is open; however, we seek candidates who can teach a broad range of courses. The position requires a credit load of 12 credits each semester (4/4), for a total of 24 credit hours per academic year. Courses that need to be taught include General Psychology, Human Development II, Social Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and Research Methods in Psychology. Other courses are open to a candidate’s area of expertise and research. Candidates with liberal arts teaching experience are preferred, and the successful candidate will support and carry out the mission of the college as well as demonstrate a commitment to developing and enhancing a culture of rigor, excellence, and achievement. Salary is commensurate with experience. The start date for the position is August 1, 2023.

Rocky Mountain College is a private, comprehensive baccalaureate college located in Billings, Montana. The school is dedicated to academic excellence and transformational learning. The Psychology Program offers both majors and minors, with 70 current majors and 20 minors. Information about the Psychology Program is available at https://www.rocky.edu/psychology.

Billings is the largest city in Montana. It is a growing community of about 125,000 people located along the Yellowstone River, near the Beartooth Mountains and Yellowstone Park, and serving as the center of culture, commerce, and health care for a multi-state region.

Benefits are available for this faculty position, and include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, long term disability, short term disability, 403(b) retirement plan and tuition remission. Applicants must successfully complete a background check before hiring.

To Apply

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and one course syllabus via email as a single PDF to jobs@rocky.edu. Three letters of recommendation are also required, and may be included in the original application packet, or emailed under separate cover (be clear as to whom the letter is for) to jobs@rocky.edu. Also complete a Rocky Mountain College Faculty application. Questions should be directed to Professor of Psychology Barbara J. Vail at vailb@rocky.edu or Human Resources, at humanresources@rocky.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Rocky Mountain College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.