Assistant Professor of Psychology
Job Details
Illinois College - Jacksonville, IL
Full Time

The Department of Psychology at Illinois College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor with a background in counseling, clinical, or health psychology to begin August 2023.

The successful candidate will have a commitment to undergraduate teaching, interest in faculty-student research, and an understanding and appreciation of the environment of a small liberal arts college. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion essential. Teaching duties will include courses related to the psychology major, including the introductory class.  Experience working with addictions is also preferred.

Since 1829, Illinois College has transformed the lives of undergraduate students.  Founded by abolitionists, IC was the first college in Illinois to graduate students and hosts a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.  The College is focused on student success and provides many opportunities for faculty-student interaction beyond the classroom, including collaborative research projects, international study-travel, and mentoring/advising.  The College is committed to ensuring access and equity. 

Illinois College seeks candidates who have a commitment to working closely with a wide range of students.  Currently, our population is approximately one-quarter students of color and 40% first-generation college students.  Eagerness and ability to work with these populations is essential.  Equally important is excellence in evidence-based pedagogy.

The College is located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois, 30 miles west of the capital city of Springfield and 70 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri.

Position Requirements:

  • Doctoral degree (ABD considered, with appointment at rank of Instructor)

  • Successful college teaching experience

  • Ability to teach in person and online

Applicants should submit the following materials in PDF format

  • Letter of application

  • C.V.

  • A statement of teaching philosophy that includes discussion of teaching to a diverse student body

  • Contact information for three references and/or three letters of reference

Review of applications begins February 15, 2023 and continues until the position is filled.

Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women.