The Psychology Department at North Central College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology. This position is a one-year, non-tenure track appointment starting September 2013 and is renewable for up to three years. A doctorate in Psychology or related area is required; teaching experience is preferred. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring, as well as a commitment to scholarship that includes collaborative research with undergraduates. We seek candidates who can teach courses in their area of specialization and in our core courses (Introductory Psychology, Statistics, and Research Methods). All areas will be considered, although we have immediate needs in Developmental, Clinical, and Health Psychology. There may be opportunities to teach in the College’s interdisciplinary general education program and to serve as academic advisor to undergraduate Psychology majors.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, vita, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, statement of research interests and plans, and unofficial photocopies of graduate transcripts, and should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Dr. Mary Jean Lynch, Psychology Search Committee, c/o Academic Affairs Office, North Central College, 30 N. Brainard Street, Naperville, IL 60540, or you may email your materials in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.
North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts college of 3000 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville and within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. See http://www.northcentralcollege.edu/ for more information about North Central College and the department. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are especially encouraged to apply. EOE.