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Open Positions - College of Education & Health Sciences Positions

Minot State University is built upon a core commitment to students, learning, service, cooperation, and a respect for people and place. This philosophy is grounded in an expectation that all students can learn, grow, and succeed if given the support, guidance and an engaging learning environment. Minot State University seeks individuals that will help us create a community that is pervasively focused on: student growth, learning and success; the development of students with integrity, character, and intelligence; institutional commitment to civic engagement, stewardship of its local and global place; and meaningful service for the welfare of others.

Position: Assistant Professor Faculty Tenure Track Position in Teacher Education, Department of Teacher Education and Human Performance, start date Fall, 2016.

Qualifications: The successful candidate should possess the following:

Roles and Responsibilities: This faculty member will be responsible for teaching 12 SH/equivalent per semester in physical education/human performance. Assignments may include undergraduate or graduate level teaching, depending upon the applicantís qualifications. The position could include course assignments in lifetime fitness and wellness, aquatics methods, elementary and secondary physical educations methods, adaptive physical education, sports activity methods, or other classes as needed by the department. Additional responsibilities include the advisement of teacher education majors at the undergraduate or graduate level, service on campus committees, graduate student project/thesis committees as qualified, pursuit of scholarly endeavors and support of departmental functions necessary for overall program assessment and accreditation. All faculty in Teacher Education and Human Performance are evaluated on the basis of teaching, scholarship and service.

Salary: Commensurate with education, teaching, and experience

Application: Submit a letter of application, a completed faculty employment application (www.minotstateu.edu/hr/pdf/msu_faculty_app.pdf), a current curriculum vita, unofficial copies of transcripts, three letters of reference, and the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of two additional professional references.

Application deadline: Initial review of applicants will begin June 15, 2016. The position is open until filled.

Minot State University is a coeducational, state supported institution of higher education with an enrollment of more than 3600 students. It is located in the city of Minot, ND that has a population of over 40,000. The University is organized into three colleges: Arts and Science, Business, and Education and Health Sciences. The Teacher Education and Human Performance Department is in the College of Education and Health Sciences. The Department has 14 full-time faculty. Minot State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment.

Minot State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. Minot State University is an affirmative action employer and subscribes to the laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, or any other proscribed category. ND veteran's preference laws apply to this position.



Full-Time Special Contract Social Work Faculty Position in the Department of Addiction Studies, Psychology and Social Work

OPPORTUNITY: The Department of Addiction Studies, Psychology, and Social Work at Minot State University invites applications for a full time special contract position in our social work program in Bismarck, North Dakota beginning August, 2016.

Qualifications/Selection Criteria: Required: Masters of Social Work degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The candidate must also have two years of post MSW practice experience and be license eligible in the state of North Dakota. Other qualifications include: excellent oral and written communication skills: demonstrated success in and enthusiasm for teaching; a desire to join a team of educators in a multi-disciplinary department who work well together to engage students in the study of our respective fields; good interpersonal skill, ability to maintain collaboration between Bismarck State College and Minot State University, and to ability to nurture community partners.

Preferred: Doctorate of Social Work

Duties/Responsibilities: Responsibilities of the special contract are teaching 15 to 16 credit hours per semester or other duties as assigned which may include a combination of: coordinating, developing and maintaining field placements; advising students; marketing the program; and providing adjuncts with assistance. The position is for our social work program in Bismarck, North Dakota.

The Department: The Department of Addition Studies, Psychology, and Social Work includes 12 full-time faculty members. We offer a Bachelor of Social Work, a Bachelor of Science in Addiction Studies, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and an Education Specialist Degree in School Psychology. Besides the main campus in Minot, North Dakota, we have sites in Bismarck and Fargo, North Dakota. Each of our disciplines offer unique and complementary perspectives in the human service areas. Department faculty supervise undergraduate and graduate research projects and are active within our community.

Application Process: Candidates should submit a complete application packet which includes a completed faculty employment application, cover letter, curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended, contact information for three references, evidence of teaching effectiveness and a statement of teaching and research interests. The faculty employment application is accessed at www.minotstateu.edu/hr/pdf/msu_faculty_app.pdf.

Application packets can be submitted via email to Vicki Michels@minotstateu.edu, by fax at (701)858-4260, or mailed to:

Vicki Michels, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Addiction Studies, Psychology, and Social Work
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
Phone: 701-858-3594

Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

The state of North Dakota has an open records law; therefore, your application could be subject to review upon request. A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment. According to NDCC 15-10-13.2, all faculty members are required to take an oath (or affirm) to support the constitutions of the United States and North Dakota.

Minot State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. Minot State University is an affirmative action employer and subscribes to the laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, or any other proscribed category. ND veteran's preference laws apply to this position.



Position Title/Overview: The Department of Communication Disorders invites applications for a full time (9 month) speech-language pathology clinical supervisor. Additional summer supervision is possible.

Duties/Responsibilities: This faculty member will be responsible for the clinical teaching (supervision) in the on-campus Communication Disorders Clinic. Duties include regular contact with undergraduate and graduate students, direct supervision of students and clients in intervention and assessment, interaction with clients and family members and collaboration with other departmental faculty.

Qualifications/Selection Criteria:

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience; excellent benefit package.

The Department of Communication Disorders: The Communication Disorders Department at Minot State University has long been well-known for excellence in preparing students to become speech-language pathologists. Currently the Department has six full time and two adjunct faculty members. All faculty are engaged in clinical practice in addition to academic teaching responsibilities. The Department houses an on-campus clinic which provides assessment and intervention services in all facets of speech, language pathology and allows students supervised clinical practicum experiences. The graduate program is accredited by the Council and Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Application Process: Candidates should submit a complete application packet which includes a completed faculty employment application, cover letter, curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended and contact information for three references. The faculty employment application is accessed at www.minotstateu.edu/hr/pdf/msu_faculty_app.pdf..

Application packets can be submitted via email to thomas.froelich@minotstateu.edu, by fax at (701)858-3845, or mailed to:

Thomas M. Froelich
Chair, Department of Communication Disorders
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
Phone: 701-858-3059

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

The state of North Dakota has an open records law; therefore, your application could be subject to review upon request. A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment.

Minot State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. Minot State University is an affirmative action employer and subscribes to the laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, or any other proscribed category. ND veteran's preference laws apply to this position.



Position Title/Overview: Tenure track position as chairperson, Department of Communication Disorders, Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota. The Department has an accredited graduate program in Speech, Language Pathology and an undergraduate program in Communication Disorders. Minot State University is a coeducational, state supported institution with an enrollment of approximately 3600 students. The Department of Communication Disorders has a University flagship graduate program with national recognition and currently has students from several states and Canadian Provinces. The Department currently has seven full time and two adjunct faculty.

The Department of Communication Disorders operates its own Communication Disorders Clinic housed in a 31,000 square foot space designed specifically to meet clinic needs. The Clinic contains 19 therapy and assessment rooms with direct observation as well as video capability. The Clinic also has a state of the art voice laboratory and is fully equipped for audiology. Graduate and undergraduate student practicums include on-campus pediatric and adult clinics, local schools, hospitals and nursing homes.

Duties/Responsibilities: The Department Chair is responsible for the operation of the department including management of resources, accreditation and program evaluation. Release time and a separate stipend are provided during the academic year. The Chair position will include a summer contract and the possibility of teaching graduate classes in area of expertise and/or supervision of graduate student practicum.

Qualifications/Selection Criteria:

Salary and rank will be commensurate with education, teaching and experience.

Application Process: Candidates should submit a complete application packet which includes a completed faculty employment application, cover letter, curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended, contact information for three references, evidence of teaching effectiveness and a statement of teaching and research interests. The faculty employment application is accessed at www.minotstateu.edu/hr/pdf/msu_faculty_app.pdf.

Application packets can be submitted electronically to thomas.froelich@minotstateu.edu, by fax at (701)858-3845, or mailed to:

Thomas M. Froelich
Chair-Assistant Professor
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
Phone: 701-858-3059

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

The state of North Dakota has an open records law; therefore, your application could be subject to review upon request. A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment.

Minot State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. Minot State University is an affirmative action employer and subscribes to the laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, or any other proscribed category. ND veteran's preference laws apply to this position.



Position: The Department of Special Education at Minot State University invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidates should possess expertise in one or more of the following areas: early childhood special education, low incidence disabilities, high incidence disabilities, intellectual disabilities, secondary transition, autism, educational assessment, assistive technology, Deaf Education and American Sign Language, and/or educational psychology.

Qualifications: An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) is required though ABD may be considered in some circumstances. Successful experience in full-time teaching or relevant experience in K-12 schools that includes students with disabilities is required. Expertise in assessment and evidence-based interventions as well as the demonstrated ability to teach university level courses related to students with exceptional learning needs is necessary. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a strong potential for scholarly activity.

Roles and Responsibilities: Successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate special education courses leading to teacher certification and supervise thesis research projects. Additional responsibilities include student advisement, department, school, and university service, practicum and internship supervision, and scholarship. We seek someone who will enthusiastically participate in undergraduate education and a strong presence on the campus will be an expectation of the individual hired.

Salary: Commensurate with education, teaching, and experience; excellent benefit package.

Application: Submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts, three letters of reference, and the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of two more professional references.

Dr. Lori Garnes
Special Education
205A Memorial Hall
Minot State University
500 University Ave. W.
Minot, ND 58707

lori.garnes@minotstateu.edu

Application deadline: Initial review of applicants will begin May 15, 2015. The position is open until filled.

A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment.



Minot State University is a state-supported institution of higher education with an enrollment of approximately 3800 students. The university is organized into three colleges-Arts and Sciences, Business, and Education and Health Sciences and the Graduate School. Bachelor's degrees are offered in more than 40 fields, master's degrees in 12, and one specialist degree.

Minot State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and subscribes to the laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, or any other prescribed category. MSU applies Veteran's Preference Laws. Inquiries or complaints regarding equal employment, educational opportunities, or the affirmative action program should be directed to the Affirmative Action Office.