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Visiting Associate Professor Psychology

Company:
Illinois Wesleyan University
Job Location:
Bloomington, 61702-2900
Category:
Psychology
Type:
Full-Time
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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.

Qualifications:

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.

Responsibilities:

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, cvolz@iwu.edu.

  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 cvolz@iwu.edu.

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

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