Naropa University — Core Candidate Assistant or Associate Professor, Psychology

Core Candidate Assistant or Associate Professor

We are searching for an experienced Core Candidate Assistant or Associate Professor at our Arapahoe Campus facility.

Position Title: Core Candidate Assistant or Associate Professor
Department/Program: Psychology 11100
Work Location: Hybrid On-Site/Remote
Campus Location: Arapahoe Campus
Reports to: BA Psychology Chair
FLSA Classification: Exempt/Salaried
FTE: 100% (40 hrs/week)
Compensation: $55,000 – $70,000 DOE

Job Summary

Naropa University seeks applications for Core Candidate Assistant or Associate Professor for an appointment to the BA Psychology undergraduate residential and online program. We seek candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas of psychology: Contemplative, Cross-Cultural, Depth, Humanistic-Existential, Organizational, Somatic, Transpersonal. However, we are open to candidates with expertise in other areas not listed.

The successful candidate will have a strong background and/or commitment to contemplative education, a capacity for transformative teaching at the undergraduate level, and demonstrated experience, understanding, and leadership abilities with respect to cultural competence and justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. Our preferred candidate may also have successful teaching experience in residential, hybrid, and online learning environments, an interest in mentoring student research, and an emergent program of research.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach a full-time load each year (minimum of 20 credits per year or equivalent combination of teaching and other duties).
  • Serve as a mentor to students in the program.
  • Maintain a program of research that can involve students.
  • Engage in continuing professional development in contemplative practice, diversity, and sustainability awareness.

    Additional Responsibilities

  • Participate in the life and activities of the University faculty.
  • Participate in program evaluation, assessment and curriculum design.
  • Participate in admissions, recruitment, and marketing efforts.

    What Naropa Requires…

  • PhD or ABD in Psychology or related interdisciplinary field.
  • Emergent program of research and the capacity to mentor undergraduates in research.
  • Demonstrated commitment to contemplative or transformative learning pedagogies.
  • Demonstrated experience, understanding, and leadership abilities with respect to cultural competence and justice, equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • All job candidates must hold a commitment to co-create a diverse and inclusive community and actively participate in related JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion) professional development regarding the dynamics of privilege and oppression and the impact these have in the workplace.
  • All job candidates must demonstrate their level of understanding of the dynamics of privilege and oppression, and the impact these have on equity, access, and opportunity.
  • All job candidates must demonstrate an appropriate level of understanding of and appreciation for the values of Naropa University and the capacity to demonstrate an integration and embodiment of these values as evidenced in work, communication, collaboration styles, and other general workplace behaviors.

    Qualifications Naropa Would Prefer in Candidates for this Position

  • Undergraduate teaching experience in residential, hybrid, or online delivery modalities.
  • Experience with undergraduate curriculum development.
  • Capacity to engage nationally in one's area of expertise.

    Physical Requirements & Environmental Conditions:

    Faculty members spend most of their time in their classrooms or in virtual meetings with some time in offices. In the classrooms and on campus may experience: interruptions, distractions, heat, cold, dust and/or dampness. As a faculty member, you may spend extended periods in front of students and speaking as well as:

  • Reading academic texts and materials, student papers, etc.
  • Operating personal computer and audio-visual equipment.
  • Standing or sitting for hours at a time.
  • Moving around campus for classes and meetings.

    Naropa's health and welfare benefits include the following: medical, dental, vision, FSA, HSA, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability, employer-paid life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment, an employer-sponsored pre-tax retirement savings plan, and a variety of voluntary, employee-paid supplemental insurance plans.

    A comprehensive benefits package is available to full-time employees who work a minimum of 30 hours each week.

    Employees who work 20 – 29 hours each week are eligible for only the employer-paid short-term & long-term disability, employer-paid life insurance & accidental death and dismemberment, and the retirement plan.

    Employees who work fewer than 20 hours per week are eligible to participate in Naropa's retirement plan only.

    All regular full-time and part-time employees accrue sick leave benefits; accrual rates vary based on the position, hours worked, and years of service.

    Naropa University's commitment to diversity aligns with its highest aspirations to apply contemplative inquiry and education to explore and embody the human qualities that facilitate collaboration to create a common humanity and a just society. Individuals who have experience with and a commitment to inclusive communities are encouraged to apply. EOE

    Title IX is a federal civil rights law that prohibits gender discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual and relationship violence. This law applies to all students, faculty, and staff.

    To Apply, visit:
    https://naropa.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/559?c=naropa

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