INSTRUCTOR IN HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY: The Psychology Department at the University of Illinois Springfield invites applications for an Instructor position beginning August 16, 2023. This is a full-time on-campus position and benefit-eligible non-tenured academic appointment. UIS faculty are expected to be available and engaged in the campus community to perform professional responsibilities as assigned.
Application deadline: March 6, 2023
Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities would include undergraduate courses such as Health Psychology, Research Methods, Principles of Psychology (Introductory Psychology), and courses in the candidate’s specialty area. The candidate will be expected to teach some courses in an online format. Normal teaching load is four courses per semester. College teaching experience is preferred, and experience pursuing innovative and engaging teaching strategies is desirable. A demonstrated potential for participating in service is desirable. Opportunities to mentor undergraduate research are available. We seek candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment of diversity, equity, and inclusion among a culturally diverse student and faculty body.
Qualifications: The successful candidate should have a minimum M.A./M.S. in psychology with specialized training in Health Psychology from an accredited university prior to the start date.
About UIS: Located in the state capital, the University of Illinois Springfield is one of three members of the University of Illinois system. A premier public university, UIS provides students with a high-quality liberal arts education, exceptional public affairs opportunities, and outstanding professional programs. The University serves approximately 4,000 students in 21 graduate and 31 undergraduate programs. UIS has been ranked by US News & World Report as one of the top 10 regional public universities in the Midwest.
To Apply: Link to the UIS Job Board posting https://jobs.uis.edu/, create or update your profile, complete the online application, and upload the following documents: 1) cover letter addressing the responsibilities of the position, 2) current curriculum vita, 3) graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable at this stage of the application process, official transcripts will be required prior to hire), 4) statement of teaching philosophy (1 page maximum), and 5) the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three professional references. Only those applicants who complete the online application and upload all required materials by the March 6, 2023, application deadline will be considered; incomplete applications will not be evaluated. To maintain the integrity and confidentiality of the search process, applicants are asked to upload their own materials. Formal review of applications will begin March 7, 2023, and continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated.