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.

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