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Minot State University is built upon a core commitment to students, learning, service, and cooperation, and upon respect for people and place. Our Vision 2013 is a vision for the future of Minot State University to help people appreciate life and learning and contribute meaningfully to the lives of others.



Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position, School Psychology, Department of Addictions Studies, Psychology, and Social Work
The Department of Addiction Studies, Psychology, and Social Work at Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota, invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor of school psychology beginning August 2014. Level of appointment is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will join a department comprising 12 full-time faculty members. MSUís School Psychology Specialist Program is NASP approved.

The Addiction Studies, Psychology, and Social Work department is located within the College of Education and Health Sciences at Minot State University (MSU). The graduate program is NASP accredited. MSU is a vibrant university in a thriving, family friendly community in central North Dakota. MSU 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 proscribed category.

Required Qualifications
The successful applicant must have a completed doctorate in school psychology. In addition, the applicant will demonstrate evidence of research productivity for the graduate level through peer-reviewed journal publications, book chapters, and books. Desired Qualifications: Graduate from a NASP accredited program. Higher education teaching and student advising experience at the graduate level; evidence of successful activity related to securing external research funding.

Responsibilities
Expected duties include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, conducting research, and providing service to the department, university, and profession. Teaching responsibility includes advising and 12 semester hours of teaching each semester.

Compensation
Salary and rank are commensurate with education, teaching and experience. Review of completed applications will begin in April 15, 2014 and will continue until a suitable candidate is hired.

Application
Review of applications will begin April 4, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send a letter of application, a current vita, transcript, and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Darren Dobrinski, Program Director of School Psychology, Department of Addiction Studies, Psychology, and Social Work, Minot State University, 500 University Ave W, Minot, ND 58707. Contact Dr. Dobrinski for further information ( darren.dobrinski@minotstateu.edu 701-858-4257)

Vision 2013
Minot State University is built upon a core commitment to students, learning, service, cooperation, and a respect for people and place. Our Vision 2013 is a vision for Minot State University to become a premier public institution in the Great Plains. This bold initiative rests on a philosophy of engagement and place. We believe that the university experience should provide students connection between academic subjects and the reality of life on the Great Plains, between theory and practice and between local experiences and global realities. 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. Candidates interested in helping us to achieve Vision 2013, are encouraged to apply for this position or contact us for more information.

Minot State University is an EEO/AA Employer.

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



Position: The Department of Teacher Education and Human Performance at Minot State University invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position in Teacher Education at the Assistant Professor level. Appointment will begin in August, 2014.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate in education with specialty in Early Childhood. Candidates who are ABD will be considered for this position with the understanding that degree requirements will be completed prior to employment. Three (3) years of experience teaching in PK-12 schools and/or relevant teacher educator experience.

Roles and Responsibilities: This faculty member will be responsible for teaching early childhood education courses. Other courses may include educational foundations, educational psychology, curriculum, assessment, and classroom management with a expected teaching load of 12 semester hours. Assignments may include undergraduate or graduate level teaching, depending upon the applicantís qualifications. 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, and support of departmental functions necessary for overall program assessment and accreditation. 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 current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts, three letters of reference, and the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of two more professional references.

Application deadline: Initial review of applicants will begin April 2nd, 2014. The position is open until filled.

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

The Vision: Minot State University is built upon a core commitment to students, learning, service, cooperation, and a respect for people and place. Our Vision 2013 is a vision for Minot State University to become a premier public institution in the Great Plains. This bold initiative rests on a philosophy of engagement and place. We believe that the university experience should provide students a connection between academic subjects and the reality of life on the Great Plains, between theory and practice, and between local experiences and global realities. 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 who will help 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. Candidates interested in joining us to achieve Vision 2013 are encouraged to apply for this position or contact us for more information.

The University: Minot State University was founded in 1913 to serve the citizens of northwest North Dakota. It is located in Minot, a city with approximately 50,000 residents. Served by air and rail terminals, the city has easy access to national transportation services. Abundant outdoor activities are available, including boating, fishing and camping in the nearby Garrison Dam/Missouri River area, and the Turtle Mountain Region. Minot also has a strong arts community which features two theatre companies, three art galleries, choral and instrumental groups, a symphony orchestra, and an opera company. A major U.S. Air Force Base is located in the greater Minot area. Minot State primarily serves North Dakota, Montana, and several contiguous Canadian provinces. Several Native American communities are located in our region and are represented in our students and faculty.

The University has evolved from a normal school to a Carnegie Masterís I institution. It is the fourth largest higher education institution in the state and the only non-doctoral university to grant masters degrees. Three colleges comprise the universityís academic offerings: Arts and Sciences, Business, and Education and Health Sciences. Ten graduate degrees are offered in such areas as communication disorders, management, education, and mathematics. There is a rich mix of liberal arts and professional programs offering 60 majors at the undergraduate level. Minot State University is a member of the North Dakota University System, which is comprised of 11 institutions representing doctoral, master, baccalaureate, and community colleges. The State Board of Higher Education consists of nine members and is the governing board of the System. Minot State University has a Board of Regents acting as an advisory board and champion for the institution.

In fall 2012, Minot State enrolled over 3,700 students. Approximately 550 admitted graduate students are pursuing either the masterís degree at MSU or the joint criminal justice Ph.D. program with the University of North Dakota. Approximately, thirty percent of the student body is registered for correspondence and online courses. In fact, the University is a state leader in offering online courses, including six undergraduate degree programs and two graduate programs with over 1,000 students each term.

The faculty at Minot State consists of tenured, tenure-track, special contract full-time, and part-time positions. While faculty members are devoted to teaching, they increasingly contribute to the scholarship of their respective fields. A growing number of faculty conduct research with students as full partners. This past year, nearly $8 million came to the University through external funding. The University supports Centers of Excellence including the North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities (NDCPD), the Rural Crime and Justice Center (RCJC), and the Center for the Applied Study of Cognition and Learning Sciences (CASCLS). Minot State has an active research and service agenda, which strives to engage students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in research with faculty.



Faculty Position, Speech Language Pathology
The Department of Communication Disorders at Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor of communication disorders beginning August 2014. The candidate must hold CCC-SLP and be eligible for North Dakota licensure. An earned doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology or related area is preferred. Responsibilities include teaching graduate courses, conducting scholarly activities, supervising students in clinic, and engaging in university service. All areas of expertise will be considered; interest in neurogenic language disorders, feeding and swallowing disorders, and/or research is a plus. Rank and tenure status will be awarded based on education, experience, and other qualifications.

Review of applications will begin February15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send a letter of application, a current vita, transcript, and three letters of recommendation to:

Leisa Harmon, Chair
Department of Communication Disorders
Minot State University
500 University Ave W
Minot, ND 58707
Leisa.harmon@minotstateu.edu
Online application

The Communication Disorders department is located within the College of Education and Health Sciences at Minot State University (MSU). The graduate program is CAA accredited and recognized for strong students from the Midwest states and Canada. MSU is a vibrant university in a thriving, family friendly community in central North Dakota. MSU 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 proscribed category.



Tenure track position in the Department of Nursing
Public Health Nursing Faculty Position

Minot State University is built upon a core commitment to students, learning, service, cooperation, and a respect for people and place. Our Vision 2013 is a vision for Minot State University to become a premier public institution in the Great Plains. This bold initiative rests on a philosophy of engagement and place. We believe that the university experience should provide students connection between academic subjects and the reality of life on the Great Plains, between theory and practice and between local experiences and global realities. 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. Candidates interested in helping us achieve Vision 2013, are encouraged to apply for this position or contact us for more information.

OPPORTUNITY
The Department of Nursing at Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota, invites applications for a tenure track position beginning Fall 2014. Summer employment is possible.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required qualifications: A master's degree in nursing is required. A terminal degree in nursing is preferred. A terminal degree in education will be considered. Experience in public health nursing is required. Other required qualifications include: current registered nursing licensure or eligibility for licensure in North Dakota, excellent oral and written communication skills; a demonstrated desire to contribute to the nursing education community through service and scholarship; and a desire to join a team of nurse educators who enthusiastically work together to engage students in the study and application of nursing.

Desired qualifications: Public Health Nursing education experience at the undergraduate level; ability to teach public health nursing theory and clinical in a traditional face to face environment and online; ability to teach other nursing or related courses in areas of expertise at the undergraduate level; demonstrated success in and enthusiasm for teaching; experience with online course management; and other experience in integrating technology with education.

Responsibilities: Provide didactic and clinical teaching in undergraduate public health nursing course in a traditional face to face and online environment. Future potential exists to teach other nursing or other related classes in areas of expertise. The teaching load for this position is 12 credits (fall and spring) with a nine month contract and possibly classes during the summer term. The person will advise students, serve on department and campus committees, and make scholarly contributions to the nursing community. Participation in curriculum development and program evaluation within the department is expected.

THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Nursing offers a major in nursing and a minor in Health Management Science. Information on the department and our programs is available at www.minotstateu.edu/nursing.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
To apply, please send a letter of application, a copy of your current nursing license, a current vita, transcripts, evidence of successful teaching including student evaluations if available, a statement of teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation to:

Kelly Buettner-Schmidt
Public Health Nursing Faculty Selection Committee Chair
Department of Nursing
Minot State University
500 University Ave West
Minot, ND 58707

Preliminary questions may be directed to 701-858-3101 or to nursing@minotstateu.edu. Screening of applications will begin in March 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Minot State University Strives to maintain a safe and secure environment for all employees and students. To support this objective criminal history background checks are conducted on all new regular hires and some temporary/part-time hires as indicated by SBHE Policy 602.3. All other offers of employment for positions requiring a background check will be conditional pending satisfactory results of the check. A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment.



Tenure track position in the Department of Nursing
Adult Health Nursing Faculty Position

Minot State University is built upon a core commitment to students, learning, service, cooperation, and a respect for people and place. Our Vision 2013 is a vision for Minot State University to become a premier public institution in the Great Plains. This bold initiative rests on a philosophy of engagement and place. We believe that the university experience should provide students connection between academic subjects and the reality of life on the Great Plains, between theory and practice and between local experiences and global realities. 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. Candidates interested in joining us achieve Vision 2013, are encouraged to apply for this position or contact us for more information.

OPPORTUNITY
The Department of Nursing at Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota, invites applications for a tenure track position beginning August, 2014. Summer employment is possible.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required qualifications: A terminal degree in nursing is preferred; a master's degree in nursing is required. Experience in the care of adult medical surgical clients is required. A master's degree in nursing with a terminal degree in education will be considered. Other required qualifications include: current registered nursing licensure or eligibility for licensure in North Dakota, excellent oral and written communication skills; a demonstrated desire to contribute to the nursing education community through service and scholarship; and a desire to join a team of nurse educators who enthusiastically work together to engage students in the study and application of nursing.

Desired qualifications: Adult Medical Surgical nursing education experience at the undergraduate level; ability to teach foundational and adult medical surgical nursing theory and clinical in a traditional face to face environment; ability to teach other nursing or related courses in areas of expertise at the undergraduate level; demonstrated success in and enthusiasm for teaching; experience with online course management and simulation; and other experience in integrating technology with education.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide didactic and clinical teaching in undergraduate foundational adult medical surgical course in a traditional face to face environment. Future potential exists to teach other nursing or other related classes in areas of expertise. The teaching load for this position is 12 credits (fall and spring) with a nine month contract and possibly classes during the summer term. The person will advise students, serve on department and campus committees, and make scholarly contributions to the nursing community. Participation in curriculum development and program evaluation within the department is expected. Additional opportunities for online teaching are possible.

THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Nursing currently includes 18 full-time and 4 part-time faculty members. We offer a major in nursing and a minor in Health Management Science. Information on the department and our programs is available at www.minotstateu.edu/nursing.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
To apply, please send a cover letter, a copy of your current nursing license, a current vita, transcripts, evidence of successful teaching including student evaluations if available, a statement of teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation to:

Jacqueline Reep-Jarmin, Selection Committee Chair
Department of Nursing
Minot State University
500 University Ave W
Minot, ND 58707

Preliminary questions may be directed to the Department of Nursing at 701-858-3101 or nursing@minotstateu.edu. Screening of applications will begin March, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Minot State University Strives to maintain a safe and secure environment for all employees and students. To support this objective criminal history background checks are conducted on all new regular hires and some temporary/part-time hires as indicated by SBHE Policy 602.3. All other offers of employment for positions requiring a background check will be conditional pending satisfactory results of the check. A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment.



Positions: The Department of Teacher Education and Human Performance at Minot State University invites applications for 9-month, tenure-track faculty position in Human Performance at the Assistant Professor level. Appointment will begin in August 2014.

Qualifications: Master's degree required. Doctorate preferred. Three years of experience teaching in PK-12 schools.

Roles and Responsibilities: This faculty member will be responsible for teaching 12 SH/equivalent per semester in human performance. Courses may include Psychomotor Development, Psychology of Physical Education and Athletics, swimming, methods of teaching secondary physical education, and other physical education areas as qualified. 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, 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 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. Warren Gamas, Chair
Teacher Education and Human Performance
Minot State University
500 University Ave. W.
Minot, ND 58707

Application deadline: Initial review of applicants will begin December 9, 2013. The position is open until filled.

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



Position: Chairperson, Department of Special Education (Tenure Track)
Application Due: Open until filled with initial review beginning in December, 2013
Type: Full-Time

Minot State University is seeking a dynamic individual to lead the Department of Special Education. Housed in the College of Education and Health Science, the Department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in mild and severe disabilities, along with a vibrant deaf education program. Collaborating departments include Communication Disorders, Nursing, Psychology and School Psychology, and Teacher Education and Human Performance. Minot State University also houses the ND Center for Persons with Disabilities, a University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (www.ndcpd.org). Opportunities for community involvement, scholarship and grant writing are available at NDCPD.

Minot State University is built upon a core commitment to students, learning, service, cooperation, and a respect for people and place. The successful candidate will help MSU achieve its vision to become a premier public institution in the Great Plains. MSU has a philosophy of engagement and place. Faculty and staff believe that the university experience should provide students with a connection between academic subjects and the reality of life on the Great Plains, connecting theory and practice with local experiences and global realities. The MSU 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 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. Candidates interested in helping us achieve our vision are encouraged to apply for this position.

Position Information: This is a tenure track, Department Chair position in the Special Education Department with teaching responsibilities in both undergraduate and graduate coursework.

Qualifications: An Ed.D. or Ph.D. in Special Education or related area is required. Applicants must have experience working with children with disabilities and their families in educational and community settings. Candidates will demonstrate a proven ability to work with interdisciplinary faculty and have the ability to build collaborative networks with community and state providers. Successful candidates will have a record of excellence in teaching, campus and community service and scholarship. Leadership experience in Higher Education or a similar role is preferred. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is required: early childhood special education, mild disabilities, severe disabilities, community disability services.

Roles and Responsibilities: The Chair of the Special Education Department will typically have assigned time for administrative duties and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level along with student advisement, thesis committee work, and practica supervision. Service and Scholarship are also expected. Administrative duties include:

Salary: Salary is regionally competitive and is dependent upon qualifications and rank.

Application: Submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and the names and contact information for five references. Applications may be mailed or submitted by email to the following address:

A criminal background check must be satisfied prior to employment. Minot State University is a coeducational, state supported institution of higher education with an enrollment of more than 3,400 students. It is located in the city of Minot, North Dakota with a population of over 45,000. More information on Minot State University and the community can be found at www.minotstateu.edu.



Department: Special Education
Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialization(s): Expertise in one or more of the following areas: early childhood special education, mild disabilities, intellectual disabilities, severe disabilities, secondary transition

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities: The Department of Special Education seeks applicants for a full time tenure track position to begin in the Fall of 2014. Successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate special education certification courses. Additional responsibilities include student advisement, department, school, and university service, practicum and internship supervision, and scholarship.

Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate or all but dissertation (ABD) in special education or closely related area. If ABD, candidate must have earned doctorate by the end of the first year appointment; experience in full-time teaching or relevant experience in K-12 schools that includes students with disabilities; Expertise in assessment and evidence-based interventions; Evidence of ability to teach university level courses related to students with exceptional learning needs; and A strong potential for scholarly activity.

Preferred Qualifications: University level teaching experience. Experience in school settings and/or community service systems. Potential for securing external funding

Application Process: Please submit letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, official graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Brent Askvig, Special Education Search Committee Chair,
Department of Special Education,
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West,
Minot, ND 58707

Materials can be submitted electronically to brent.askvig@minotstateu.edu

A review of applications will begin on December 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.