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Visiting Associate Professor Psychology

Illinois Wesleyan University
Job Location:
Bloomington, 61702-2900

Illinois Wesleyan University invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, preferably with expertise in social psychology. This one-year position will begin August 15, 2024, with a nine-month commitment. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Founded in 1850, Illinois Wesleyan University is a private undergraduate liberal arts university with approximately 1600 students. We are located in Bloomington, IL, a metro area of 170,000 people, which is about a two hour drive from Chicago and St. Louis. Illinois Wesleyan emphasizes quality teaching and student-faculty research collaboration. We are strongly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. Illinois Wesleyan University is an EEO Employer. Candidates from marginalized or underrepresented backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.


Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. or Masters in psychology or a related field. Those nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) will also be considered. Ideal candidates will have a record of successful teaching.


The primary responsibility will be to teach 8 undergraduate psychology courses (4 per semester). Teaching obligations will likely include two sections of each of the following courses: Social Psychology, Introductory Psychology, Research Methods, and an upper-level seminar on a topic of the candidate’s choosing. Applicants are expected to have a dedication to undergraduate education and an ability to work in a collegial environment.

Review of applications will begin on March 5, 2024; however, applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

To apply, submit the following files to our Natural Science Division administrative specialist, Cressie Volz,

  1. a cover letter addressing qualifications;
  2. a curriculum vitae;
  3. a statement regarding teaching philosophy, along with teaching evaluations (if available);
  4. a diversity statement on your experiences with, strategies for, or commitment to inclusive teaching;
  5. Three letters of recommendation should be emailed

Questions may be directed to the Department Chair: Dr. Amanda Vicary, Associate Professor of Psychology, at

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