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Assistant Professor, Psychology

Closes: Open Until Filled College of Liberal Arts & SciencesDepartment of Psychology

The Psychology Department at Eastern Illinois University has an opening for a full-time (9- month) Assistant Professor, tenure-track faculty position beginning August 2023. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology, maintaining an active research program, supervising graduate student theses, and participating in service to the department and university. Individuals should also demonstrate commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence.

The department serves approximately 435 undergraduate and graduate students. The department has two undergraduate programs (psychology and neuroscience), as well as two graduate programs (clinical psychology and school psychology). The department also houses a psychological services clinic, as well as several research laboratories.

Candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in psychology, although ABD candidates will be considered. The area of expertise is open, but we are especially interested in individuals with a background in clinical psychology, developmental psychology, educational/counseling psychology, neuropsychology, social or personality psychology, as well as any area of applied psychology. Other requirements include demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence at the college/university level (if applicable) and a commitment to research and scholarly work. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and promoting inclusive excellence is required.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, vita, three letters of reference, and article preprints/reprints. Application materials must be submitted to Interfolio at For questions regarding this search, please contact Dr. Wesley D. Allan, Screening Committee Chair, at

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University and Community

Eastern Illinois University takes pride in creating a warm, welcome environment for all faculty, staff and students. Established in 1895, EIU boasts a rich, 125-year tradition of preparing students for their personal and professional goals. A traditional regional residential institution, EIU offers a superior education at a relatively low cost while consistently earning high rankings and distinctions for its affordability, academic program quality, career placement rates, campus safety, online degree options, student support, and sustainability initiatives. EIU focuses on individualized attention and superior student relationships, and has earned recognition as the highest-ranking independent public regional university in Illinois and a place among the Midwest's top public regional universities according to U.S. News and World Report. EIU hosts more than 175 student organizations on campus, and offers a variety of cultural events, NCAA Division I athletics, and active research opportunities for its students to enjoy and to thrive. EIU has become recognized for providing the resources of a large institution while creating the kinds of individual relationships that support student and alumni success.

Eastern Illinois University is located in Charleston, Illinois - a comfortable and safe east central town within a two-to three-hour drive of three major metropolitan areas -- Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis.

Eastern lllinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/female/disability/veteran - committed to achieving a diverse community

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