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Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL
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 2013, pending final approval of funding. Applications are welcome from any area of psychology, but are especially encouraged from those who can fill our teaching needs in general psychology, developmental psychology (including life span development), and abnormal psychology. The department currently has 34 faculty, serves 1,000 undergraduate majors, and has a Ph.D. program organized around two areas of focus: (1) Healthy Development in Children, Youth, and Families, and (2) 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. In addition, special consideration will be given to applicants who are able to assume a significant leadership role in our undergraduate program. Experience in college-level academic counseling is desirable.

Minimum Qualifications: All applicants must have a Ph.D. in psychology and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at all levels.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, detailed evidence of teaching excellence, and a letter of interest that outlines their qualifications to www.careers.luc.edu. 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

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.

LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. 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. In order to gain a clearer understanding of LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at http://www.luc.edu/mission/missionandidentity.shtml. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at http://www.luc.edu/transformativeed. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged.

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Ad has been online since December 18, 2012
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