Employment opportunities

Position announcement

Notice date: Open until filled

Position title: Assistant Professor of Psychology

Position description:

Saint Martin’s University, an independent, coeducational university in western Washington, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Psychology, beginning August 2013. Applicants must be able to teach a broad range of courses, including lower division General Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Research Methods and upper division courses related to clinical/counseling psychology. The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom instructor, an active scholar, and able to supervise undergraduate student research in psychology. A doctoral degree is required, as is a willingness to support the Catholic, Benedictine mission of the university.

To better understand the "Catholic, Benedictine values in an educational environment" we are providing a link to a well written article on the subject: http://www.osb.org/acad/benval1.html


Application process and deadline:

Please send letter of interest, current c.v., graduate transcripts, and 3 professional letters of reference to: Laura Hoff, Executive Assistant to the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Saint Martin’s University, 5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey, WA 98503. Electronic submissions in .pdf format to CAS@stmartin.edu are preferred. Ms. Hoff may be reached by telephone at (360) 438-4564. Review of applications will begin January 15. Questions and inquiries about the position may be directed to Dr. Sheila Steiner, Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology, by email (ssteiner@stmartin.edu) or telephone at (360) 923-8724.


The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The University does not discriminate in employment or in the delivery or administration of its educational programs, policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other University programs on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bona fide occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital status, national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or disability.

Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity, or any other inquiries related to the University's non-discrimination policy, may contact the following individual:

Cynthia Johnson
Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey WA 98503

Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations adopted under that law, the University has designated the above individual as the University's Title IX Officer, responsible for coordinating the University's Title IX compliance. Individuals may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 915 2nd Avenue, Room 3310 Seattle, WA 98174-1099, Telephone: (206) 220-7900, TDD: (206) 220-7907.