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 Assistant Professor of Psychology
Institution/Organization: Wartburg College
Job Location: Iowa, U.S.A.
Job Type: Tenure-Track
Contact Person: Jackie Chouinard
Date Posted: November 10th, 2023
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Founded in 1852, Wartburg College is a selective four-year liberal arts college of the Lutheran Church (ELCA), nationally recognized for community engagement. The college offers more than 50 academic majors and pre-professional and certificate programs leading to the bachelor’s degree. The college is located in Waverly, Iowa, a growing community of more than 10,000 residents. As part of the Cedar Valley metro area (near Waterloo and Cedar Falls), Waverly has an abundance of cultural, musical, and recreational opportunities. Major Midwest metropolitan areas within driving distance include Des Moines, Iowa (2.5 hours); Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. (3 hours); Madison, Wis. (3.5 hours); Rochester, Minn. (2 hours); Chicago (5 hours); and Omaha, Neb. (4 hours). The Wartburg Community is committed to creating and maintaining a mutually respectful environment that recognizes and celebrates diversity among all students, faculty, and staff. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution, Wartburg College actively seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups.

POSITION: Assistant Professor of Psychology

TITLE: Assistant, Tenure Track

STARTING DATE: August 2024

TIMELINE: Screening of applications begins November 10th and continues until the position is filled.


Successful candidates will provide evidence of the following qualifications:

• PhD or ABD in Psychology
• Successful and innovative college-level teaching in psychology.
• The ability to engage undergraduates in research and practice activities.
• Promise of continued scholarly activity
• Commitment to inclusive communities

• PhD in Social Psychology (completed by September 1, 2024)

Successful candidates will also have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to support the College’s mission and contribute to the strategic plan.


The successful candidate will fulfill the duties of tenure track faculty to include:

1. Primary teaching responsibilities: teach seven courses (3-3-1) in the academic year including Introduction to Psychology; Research Methods sequence; Social Psychology; Theories of Personality; Health Psychology; courses in the general education curriculum, and in the area of candidate’s specialization.

2. The successful candidate will also mentor student research projects, advise program majors and minors, and engage in scholarship and service appropriate to the liberal arts setting.

3. Contribute to student recruitment activities.


Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications and how your teaching, scholarship, and service experience/interests will support the distinctive mission and institutional learning outcomes of Wartburg College, updated curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, contact information for three references (one that can comment upon teaching excellence or promise), and unofficial graduate transcripts. Please also address any experiences you have working with diverse groups of students. This information should be submitted electronically to: or by regular mail to: Jamie Hollaway, Director of Human Resources, Wartburg College, 100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, IA 50677-1003. For specific inquiries contact Dr. Shaheen Munir, Chair of the Social Sciences department ( For further information about the college and the city of Waverly, see, and specifically about psychology, see

WARTBURG COLLEGE is a selective liberal arts college of the ELCA, nationally recognized for community engagement. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution, Wartburg College actively seeks applications from members of underrepresented ethnic and minority groups.

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