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 Assistant Professor
Institution/Organization: Loyola University Chicago
Job Location: Illinois, U.S.A.
Job Type: Tenure-Track
Contact Person: Scott Tindale
Date Posted: October 3rd, 2017
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Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning Fall 2018. We invite applications from individuals with a strong program of research in the area of Psychology and Justice, broadly defined. The Department currently has 28 tenured and tenure-track faculty, serves 1,000 undergraduate majors, and has three Ph.D. training tracks (Developmental, Clinical, and Social). For more information about the Department of Psychology, please visit our website at:

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to maintain a vigorous, ongoing program of research and publication, the potential to secure external grant funding to support that research, and the willingness to contribute substantially to the department’s teaching mission at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Psychology, a strong record of productive research, and clear evidence of excellence in teaching and student mentorship. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to one of our three graduate training tracks, and to teach a 2/2 load that would include, among other topics, an undergraduate course in psychology and law. The ability to teach judgment and decision-making and/or graduate statistics is desirable. All candidates must be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, a description of their research agenda, and a letter of interest to Candidates should also provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of scholarship and undergraduate teaching and mentorship. These individuals will not be contacted immediately, but may be contacted at a subsequent point in the review process. Candidates may forward additional materials related to teaching excellence and to scholarly productivity to:

James R. Larson, Jr., Ph.D., Chair
Department of Psychology
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois 60660

Review of applications will begin October 23, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce, and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University's mission of excellence in education, research, educational access, and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual's record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research, or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at:

For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at

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