Job Description

Job ID
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time


The University of Wisconsin - Stout is seeking an Assistant Professor to join our Psychology program. This will be a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track appointment with an anticipated start date in August 2023.

We are seeking someone who is excited to teach courses related to developmental psychology and other domains of psychology, as interested and/or needed; engage in research; assessment of student learning; as we all as engage in service to the profession, department, college, and/or university.


Minimum / Required

  • A doctorate in Psychology or a closely related field with a focus on developmental psychology by employment start date
  • Commitment to teaching undergraduate courses in developmental psychology

Highly Desired

Applicants should ideally be able to demonstrate evidence of experience or interest in:

  • teaching undergraduate courses in the general area of psychology as well as in own area of expertise (e.g. child psychology, adolescent psychology)
  • developing an active psychology research program involving undergraduate students
  • undergraduate academic advisement
  • a commitment to service at the departmental and university level
  • establishing a climate (work environment) that embraces equity, diversity, and inclusion


As a teaching focused campus, faculty members teach the equivalent of 12 credits per semester. Faculty are expected to provide student academic advisement and contribute to academic program assessment and assessment of student learning. Faculty members are also expected to engage in scholarship with students and participate in university service to support continuous improvement and a culture of collegiality and civility.


The successful candidate will join a psychology department with a B.S. in Psychology; a growing undergraduate online degree program; undergraduate minors in Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Human Resource Management; and an online HR certificate program, as well as an M.S. in Applied Psychology program.


Applications received by the end of the day, January 4th, 2023, are ensured full consideration. Applications submitted after January 4th, 2023, may be reviewed at the discretion of the search committee.

To apply, click on the APPLY button or go to:

Required application materials:

  1. Cover letter*
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy and (if applicable) evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations, peer evaluations, etc.)
  4. Inclusivity statement**(Separate one-page document)
  5. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
  6. Unofficial copies of graduate transcripts (official transcripts required at time of hire)

*Please use your cover letter to speak to each of the Minimum/Required Qualifications as well as the highly desired qualifications (as relevant) for this position as listed above. For each required qualification, describe your relevant experience, using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how your experience satisfies the requirement.

**Please use your inclusivity statement to demonstrate your commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, including any experience you have in promoting these in the past, that supports student success.

Applicants must complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Before starting the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at:

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodation for a qualified individual's disability.

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:

Search Chair: Dr. Chelsea Lovejoy


If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:

Search Coordinator: Alisha Marburger

Phone: (715) 232-1708



An innovative leader within the University of Wisconsin System, the University of Wisconsin-Stout offers an unparalleled career-focused education that integrates applied learning, theory and research and real-world experiences to prepare our students for the future. At UW-Stout, our students think and do from day one, and we’re proud to produce lifelong learners, ethical leaders and responsible citizens who succeed in a global society.

UW-Stout is recognized nationwide for its operational excellence. We were the first and remain the only four-year public higher education institution in the nation to receive the Malcolm Baldrige Award, and we are dedicated to a process-improvement model that leverages the power of data and the value of our people. We believe in critical thinking and fact-informed decision making. We pursue sustainability in form and function and collaborate across campus and with our partners to solve problems in industry and society. And providing an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment for our faculty, staff and students to live, learn and work is a top priority.

We offer 47 undergraduate, 21 masters and 3 advanced programs and more than 30 certificate options in Art, Design & Graphics; Business & Management; Education; Human & Social Sciences; Information Technology & Communications; and Science, Engineering & Math. Our first-class digital infrastructure and learning environments provide our nearly 8,000 students with every avenue to explore and personalize their success. And we invest in people who share our vision to advance our position as Wisconsin’s only Polytechnic University and as a regional, national and international leader in higher education.

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University of Wisconsin-Stout is located in Menomonie, Wisconsin, a community an hour east of Minneapolis-St. Paul. A pillar of Wisconsin’s Chippewa Valley and recognized as one of the best small towns in America, Menomonie provides an idyllic combination of natural beauty, outdoor recreation, boutiques and arts and culture with access to a metropolitan area. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit: .


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan, demonstrating our commitment to the diverse needs of our employees.

All qualified candidates meeting application requirements will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.

Employment is contingent upon the final candidate’s completing a criminal background check and being cleared to work by the Human Resources Office. Employment is also contingent upon the final candidate passing reference checks and an essential job function test, as applicable. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor(s) questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

Official transcripts required at time of hire.

Must be authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship is not available for this position. A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office, Phone: 715.232.2149.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security of all members of our community in accordance with the Clery Act. For campus safety information and crime statistics visit:

Job Family: Teaching