The Department of Psychology at McKendree University invites
applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology with
expertise in Cognitive Science or Neuroscience. The position will require 12
credits of teaching per semester from a ion of courses in our psychology
and biopsychology programs. Courses will include Introduction to Psychology,
Statistics, Research Methods, Cognitive Psychology, Biopsychology, as well as
courses within one's specialty area. Successful candidates will have an active
program of research that offers learning opportunities for
McKendree University, the oldest lege in Illinois, is a private, liberal arts institution that serves 2,500 undergraduates on the Lebanon, Illinois campus, located 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis. McKendree has been featured as a "Great lege to Work For" by theChronicle of Higher Education. Approximately 20% of our undergraduates are persons of or, and we seek candidates committed to the growing cultural and academic diversity of our community. The Psychology Department emphasizes excellence in teaching; an open, supportive atmosphere for diverse students; and individualized mentorship of students' academic, career, and research endeavors.
Within this context, other responsibilities of the position will include academic advising; serving on university committees; contributing to departmental work such as assessment; and supervising internships, research, and student organizations. Teaching opportunities also exist in our growing online degree program, Honors Program, first-year experience (UNI 101), Biopsychology, and Forensic Studies.
Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and a Ph.D. in psychology, or who are ABD with a completion date before Fall 2019. Applicants should send a letter of application, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement, and three letters of recommendation referencing #PSY71 to Shirley Baugh, ector of Human Resources, at . Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Minorities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/ADA/Vet/Disabled.