Loyola University Chicago, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology, invites applications for a three-year renewable, full-time, non-tenure-track position at the rank of lecturer, beginning fall 2018. Applications are welcome from individuals who are able to teach undergraduate courses in cognitive psychology (both lecture and lab), learning and behavior, statistics, and research methods. The department has 33 full-time faculty, serves 1,000 undergraduate majors, and has PhD programs in clinical, developmental, and social psychology. We also run (jointly with Biology) an undergraduate major in Neuroscience. Two themes that unify the department are (a) Healthy Development in Children, Youth, and Families, and (b) the Psychological Foundations of Social Justice. For further information about the department, please visit http://www.luc.edu/psychology/
Duties and Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities include 7 courses per year. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated record of excellence in both teaching and student mentorship.
Minimum Qualifications: All applicants must have a PhD in psychology and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications must be submitted via https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/7370 and should include a current CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, detailed evidence of teaching excellence, and a letter of interest that outlines the applicant’s qualifications. Applicants should also submit there the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their teaching qualifications. Referees will not be contacted immediately, but may be contacted at a later point in the review process. Supplementary materials (if any) may be sent to:
James R. Larson, Jr., Ph.D., Chair, Department of Psychology, Loyola University Chicago, 1032 West Sheridan Road, Chicago, Illinois 60660 email@example.com
Review of applications will begin on May 7, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.
Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity - including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment - is critical to achieving the University's mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual's record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.
As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.