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Assistant Professor, Social Psychology

Illinois State University

Normal, IL
Illinois State University, Normal/Bloomington
Social Psychology

The Department of Psychology seeks applicants for a nine-month probationary tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Social Psychology. Area of specialization is open. The department has 500 undergraduate majors, 170 graduate students, and 33 full-time faculty members. Faculty members in the department are expected to supervise theses in their area of specialization, and teach courses at all levels for both graduate and undergraduate students, and generate and sustain their own program of research.

Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. (or ABD with Ph.D. imminent) in Social Psychology, openness to teaching at all levels based on department needs, and a record and promise of developing a strong program of research. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law. The position begins August 16, 2017. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Illinois State University, a Carnegie doctoral-research university, is located in the Bloomington-Normal metropolitan area, a community of 130,000 residents roughly two hours from Chicago and St. Louis, offering varied cultural opportunities, good schools, and an affordable standard of living.

Applicants must complete an online application for posting number 0708622 at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs and additionally submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of research interests, representative re/preprints, evidence of teaching skills, and at least 3 letters of recommendation by December 15, 2016. Submit dossiers to Dr. Matthew Hesson-McInnis, Social Psychology Search Committee Chair, Department of Psychology, Illinois State University, Campus Box 4620, Normal, IL 61790-4620. Materials may also be sent electronically to psysearchsocial16@ilstu.edu. Inquiries regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Matthew Hesson-McInnis at psysearchsocial16@ilstu.edu or (309) 438-7266, Fax (309) 438-5789. For more information, visit www.psychology.illinoisstate.edu/iosoc

Illinois State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer encouraging applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, females, and veterans.

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Ad has been online since September 19, 2016
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