Department of Psychology at Illinois State University

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Job Positions at the University

Faculty and Chair Positions

Faculty and department chair positions are posted on the College of Arts and Sciences Employment Opportunities website.

A/P and Civil Service Positions

Administrative/Professional and Civil Service positions are posted on the Illinois State University's Human Resources website.

Graduate Assistantship Positions

Graduate Assistantship positions are available on the Illinois State University's Human Resources website.

Student Positions

Job openings for students can be found on the Illinois State University' Human Resources website.

 

Careers with a Degree in Psychology

See the American Psychological Association's publication: Psychology: Scientific Problem Solvers—Careers for the 21st Century. Click on the link and scroll down to "Read the brochure online." It is a link for a PDF version that will download to the computer's desktop. This publication is a useful resource that explains the field of psychology and potential careers.

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Current Psychology Department Job Openings

Clinical-Counseling Psychology

The Department of Psychology seeks applicants for a nine month probationary tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Clinical-Counseling Psychology. The Department has over 500 undergraduate majors, 170 graduate students, and 34 full-time faculty members. Clinical-Counseling Psychology faculty members are expected to teach courses for both graduate and undergraduate students, supervise master’s-level theses and other graduate student projects, provide clinical training, and conduct their own program of research.

Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. (or ABD with Ph.D. imminent) in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology, openness to teaching at all levels based on department needs, and a record indicating the foundation of a strong program of research. Applicants with expertise in any area will be considered. Those with expertise in multicultural counseling are encouraged to apply. The position begins August 16, 2014. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Illinois State University, a Carnegie doctoral-research university, is located in the Bloomington-Normal metropolitan area, a community of 130,000 residents about two hours from Chicago and St. Louis, offering varied cultural opportunities, good schools, and an affordable standard of living.

Applicants must complete an online application for posting number 0705512 at www.IlinoisState.edu/jobs and additionally submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of research interests, representative re/preprints, evidence of teaching skills, and at least 3 letters of recommendation before December 15, 2013. Submit dossiers to Dr. Kim Schneider, Clinical-Counseling Psychology Search Committee Chair, Department of Psychology, Illinois State University, Campus Box 4620, Normal, IL 61790-4620. Materials may also be sent electronically to psysearchclincouns@ilstu.edu. Inquiries regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Kim Schneider at psysearchclincouns@ilstu.edu or (309) 438-8029, Fax (309) 438-5789. For more information, visit www.psychology.illinoisstate.edu/cc.

 

Human Neuroscience

The Department of Psychology seeks applicants for a nine month probationary tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Human Neuroscience. This individual will be part of the Cognitive & Behavioral Sciences sequence faculty, which includes cognitive, learning, and neuroscience research areas. This individual will also hold a joint appointment in the School of Biological Sciences. The Department has over 500 undergraduate majors, 170 graduate students, and 35 full-time faculty members. The successful candidate will be expected to supervise theses in their area of specialization, for both Psychology and Biology students. He or she will also teach courses in both departments: a graduate course per year for Biology, and both graduate and undergraduate courses for Psychology, which may include introductory psychology, methods and statistics, physiological psychology, and courses in the individual’s area of specialization.

Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. (or ABD with Ph.D. imminent) in Psychology or related discipline with an emphasis on human neuroscience, openness to teaching at all levels based on department needs, and a record indicating the promise of a strong program of research. The position begins August 16, 2014. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Illinois State University, a Carnegie doctoral-research university, is located in the Bloomington-Normal metropolitan area, a community of 130,000 residents about two hours from Chicago and St. Louis, offering varied cultural opportunities, good schools, and an affordable standard of living.

Applicants must complete an online application for posting number 0705513 at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs and additionally submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of research interests, representative re/preprints, evidence of teaching skills, and at least 3 letters of recommendation before December 15, 2013. Submit dossiers to Dr. Adena Meyers, Human Neuroscience Search Committee Chair, Department of Psychology, Illinois State University, Campus Box 4620, Normal, IL 61790-4620. Materials may also be sent electronically to psysearchhumanneuro@ilstu.edu. Inquiries regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Adena Meyers at psysearchhumanneuro@ilstu.edu or (309) 438-8069, Fax (309) 438-5789. For more information, visit www.psychology.illinoisstate.edu/CBS.