The Department of Psychology at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2014.
We seek energetic, highly motivated candidates with expertise in applied psychology. The area of specialization is open, but we are particularly interested in the broad areas of architectural psychology, environmental sustainability, social networks, and technology and wellness, as well as individuals who can connect to one or more of our current areas of graduate training. We offer scientist-practitioner graduate training in Clinical Psychology (APA Accredited), Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling (CORE Accredited). This position will serve a key role in helping to develop and support our growing undergraduate program, advising undergraduates and directing capstone projects. The candidate is expected to teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, be involved in recruitment and retention efforts, establish/continue a strong, productive, and programmatic line of research, and build collaborations with other psychology faculty and/or form interdisciplinary linkages with faculty from other academic units across IIT. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Psychology, excellence in teaching, and potential for programmatic research and scholarly publication.
IIT is a private, Carnegie Doctoral/Research High institution. The first Psychology degrees were awarded in 1926. The department is located on the University’s 120- acre Main Campus in the vibrant city of Chicago. IIT pairs the educational and cultural experiences of a world-class city with a small, yet growing, undergraduate population of approximately 2800 and a total student population of approximately
7600. The department consists of eighteen full-time faculty members. We currently have approximately 75 undergraduate majors and 210 graduate students.
Applicants should send a letter of application, including a statement of research and teaching along with a vita, three letters of recommendation, and selected publications to Search Committee, 3105 S. Dearborn, Rm. 252, Chicago IL 60616-3793 or via email at psych_search [at] iit [dot] edu. For questions regarding the position, please contact Scott Morris, Ph.D. at 312-567-5932. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. IIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from members of underrepresented minority groups.