Jan 09, 2023

Assistant Professor of Instruction in Psychology

  • Northwestern University Department of Psychology
  • Evanston, IL, USA
Full time Clinical Culture Personality Research Methods

Job Description

The Department of Psychology at Northwestern University invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, faculty appointment as Assistant Professor of Instruction, beginning September 1, 2023. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a teaching-track position that offers good prospects of job security and promotion, contingent upon continuing excellence in job performance. Duties include teaching six quarter-long undergraduate courses per academic year.

We welcome applications from stellar teachers, especially those with proven ability to teach a range of lower- and upper-division courses in psychology. We particularly welcome applicants who can teach courses in the following area(s): Research Methods in Psychology, Introduction to Personality Psychology, Cultural Psychology, and applied clinical psychology. Details regarding promotion and reappointment for teaching-track positions are available online at http://www.weinberg.northwestern.edu/faculty/career/reappointment-promotion/promotion/.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, including sample syllabi of courses taught, a teaching statement, and student course evaluations. Application materials must be submitted online (https://psychology.northwestern.edu). Three letters of recommendation addressing the candidate’s teaching abilities should be submitted directly by the letter writers through the same website. A Ph.D. in Psychology is required, but ABD will be considered if the degree will be completed before 9/1/23. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. All applications received by March 1, 2023 will receive full consideration. Inquiries may be addressed to psychsearch@northwestern.edu.

Northwestern requires all staff and faculty to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exceptions. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 and Campus Updates website. The Northwestern University campus sits on the traditional homelands of the people of the Council of Three Fires, the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa as well as the Menominee, Miami and Ho-Chunk nations. We acknowledge and honor the original people of this land and the Native people who remain on this land today. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Northwestern University


Department of Psychology


PCSAS-Accredited, APA-Accredited

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