Assistant Professor Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Chicago State University, is seeking to fill a full time, tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of social psychology beginning August, 2013.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in social psychology or a closely related field with degree conferral occurring prior to August 2013.  We seek excellent teachers who hold a strong commitment to a liberal arts and sciences education, and have the ability to involve undergraduates in ongoing research programs. Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in social psychology, research methodology, experimental psychology, and undergraduate thesis with a four course per semester (4/4) teaching load. Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated ability to successfully teach a diverse student body; and/or who have a demonstrated ability to infuse diversity into their teaching and or research.

Chicago State University (CSU) is Chicago’s oldest, fully accredited public university that provides access to higher education for students of diverse backgrounds and educational needs. CSU was founded as a teacher-training school in 1867 and has since grown into a vibrant urban university offering thirty-six undergraduate degrees, twenty-two graduate degrees, and two doctoral degrees. The university fosters the intellectual development and success of its student population through a rigorous, positive, and transformative educational experience.

Applications must be submitted on line at: no later than January 6th to receive full consideration. Applicants should submit the following materials: a cover letter describing fit with our department and university, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements (including syllabi and evaluations where applicable), graduate transcripts, reprints/ pre-prints, and three letters of recommendation. For more information contact Elizabeth Arnott-Hill, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, Department of Psychology, HWH-328, Chicago State University, 9501 S. King Dr., Chicago, Illinois  60628. E-mail:

Chicago State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.