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Assistant Professor of Psychology (FY23-042)

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE)
Edwardsville, Illinois, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


Faculty Position FY23-042
January 27, 2023

Position Title
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Hiring Unit
School of Education, Health, and Human Behavior, Department of Psychology

Job Description/Responsibilities
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's School of Education, Health, and Human Behavior is seeking qualified applicants for an Assistant Professor-Psychology position. Preferred applicants will demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching of social and industrial/organizational psychology courses online and in-person. The department seeks a strong scholar who can add to the diversity of research interests among our faculty and contribute to our collegial and student-focused department. Responsibilities will also include advising graduate students, chairing theses, supervising student research, and serving on departmental, school, and university committees.

To learn more about the department, visit us online at:

The Department of Psychology seeks to attract an active, culturally, and academically diverse faculty. SIUE is committed to diversity to achieve domestic and international peace, social, justice, and the development of full human potential. Integral to this commitment, the School of Education, Health, and Human Behavior strives for a student body and a workforce that manifests diversity. Applicants who embody diversity of race, color, creed or religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or sexual identity are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants for this position must possess an earned doctorate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field. ABD candidates will be considered, but the doctorate is required by the contract start date in August 2023. Evidence of, or potential for successful undergraduate and graduate teaching, service at all levels of the university, and high-quality research is also required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to teach undergraduate courses in Social Psychology, Introduction to Industrial/Organization Psychology, Statistics and Research Methods, and Capstone Seminar in Psychology. Actual course assignments may vary depending on departmental needs.
  • Ability to teach graduate courses in Employee Selection, Organizational Development and other graduate-level I/O content; Actual course assignments may vary depending on departmental needs.
  • Ability to teach online courses.
  • Demonstrated interest in teaching and working with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Interest in engaging students in research and experiential learning.
  • Evidence of peer-reviewed scholarship.
  • Commitment to departmental and university collegiality through engagement in service activities.
  • Ability to contribute through interest, research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. SIUE is committed to education that explores the historic significance of diversity in order to understand the present and to better enable our community to engage the future. Integral to this commitment, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville strives for a student body and a workforce that is both diverse and inclusive. We strongly encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups, including women, members of racially minoritized groups, and individuals with disabilities, to apply. For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans

Terms of Appointment

Full-time, continuing 9-month tenure-track position. Summer appointment is contingent upon availability of funds and enrollment. Beginning date of appointment is August 2023.

Source of Funds

Commensurate with qualifications. Opportunity for extramural faculty practice is available.

For more information about employment benefits and policies, visit: Faculty Employment Benefits

Application Process

Please submit a letter of application which includes contact information for three references, vitae, and statements of teaching and research interests.

Files will be considered complete when 2 letters (3 preferred) of recommendation have also been received.

Material should be submitted electronically to:

Ms. Christine Gallagher, Office Support Specialist

Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Lynn Bartels, Search Chair,

Application Deadline

For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants (with complete files) will be reviewed after the close of the business day on February 27.

Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran's status.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Acts (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, please call 618-650-2190 or email .

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at . The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the "Campus Fire Safety Right to Know." For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536.

Dual Career Support for New Faculty
The Career Development Center has partnered with SIUE's Toward an Inclusive Model of Excellence project to provide a variety of career services and resources to partners of new faculty who have relocated to the Greater St. Louis area. Support for this initiative was provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through Award 1936141. Outlined below is a specific list of career services and resources available to help you on your career journey. Individuals are eligible to receive a maximum of three, one-hour appointments. Visit them online at:

Faculty Development and Other Support
Several units across campus offer various programs and training opportunities to new faculty members as they begin their employment at SIUE. Support units include but are not limited to the Faculty Development Center Ombuds Services , Office of Research and Projects , and Inclusive Excellence, Education, and Development Hub .

Employee Benefits
To support faculty in balancing work and family obligations, SIUE offers an exceptional array of comprehensive benefits including:
* Medical, dental and vision insurance;
* Life insurance;
* SURS retirement plan;
*Supplemental retirement savings plans ;
*Generous holiday schedule ;
* WorkLife programs;
* Employee Assistance Program (mental health and wellness);
* Employee discounts (local and national retailers); * Flexible Spending Account Program ;
*University tuition waivers (Employee and Dependents).

For more information, visit: SIUE Office of Human Resources- Benefits

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67942597
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Edwardsville, Illinois, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE)
  • Position Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology (FY23-042)
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