Psychology Tenure-Track Faculty

Posted Date 4 months ago(9/17/2021 10:51 AM)
Number of Openings
Closing Date
To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by Friday, November 5, 2021.
Type of Search
Who May Apply
This position is open to all qualified applicants.
Position Number
St Paul
Psychology - CAS
Employment Type
Tenure Track Faculty
FLSA Status
Benefits Eligible


The University of St. Thomas, Department of Psychology is seeking a candidate for a tenure-track position in Clinical/Counseling Psychology beginning Fall 2022. Teaching responsibilities (5-6 courses, depending on lab load, per academic year) may include introductory psychology, psychopathology, testing and assessment, counseling and psychotherapy, or personality theories. 


The department especially seeks individuals able to work with diverse students and colleagues, who have experience with a variety of teaching methods and perspectives, who are committed to working in a liberal arts setting and who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community: 


The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all.  It was awarded a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Inclusive Excellence Grant and offers many opportunities for mentoring and faculty development towards this goal.  Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.  We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities and financial means.  We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.  This commitment is consistent with our university mission: Inspired by catholic intellectual tradition the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good.  A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.


More information about the College of Arts & Sciences can be found at


PhD (U.S. or foreign equivalent) and completion of internship required, or alternatively ABD nearing completion (with appointment at the rank of instructor) will be considered.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and show strong potential for productive research/scholarly activities. Applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or eligible for legally required exemption such as a medical or religious reason.



Apply online at After creating and submitting an applicant profile, you will be taken to the job-specific application.  Here you will be asked to copy/paste a cover letter, detailing your interest in the position. Additionally, upload the following materials to your profile: 

1) Letter of Interest (Cover Letter)

2) Curriculum vitae

3) Complete the reference section of the application by providing contact information for 3 professional references. No references will be contacted without first getting the permission of the candidate. 

4) Evidence of successful teaching experience

5) A written statement of teaching philosophy & research interests. The written materials should address specifically how diversity, equity and inclusion are part of your teaching and research goals.


Further application materials may be requested at a later date but no additional materials beyond those requested above are asked of you at this time.


Review of applications begins October 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.


In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.


All University of St. Thomas employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Limited exemptions will be made for medical and religious reasons. Our offer of employment is contingent upon the verification of your COVID-19 vaccination or an approval through our exemption process of a medical or religious exemption.


The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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