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University of Illinois Springfield


Springfield, IL, United States

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About the Organization

Located in the state capital, the University of Illinois Springfield is one of three campuses of the University of Illinois.  The UIS campus serves approximately 5,000 students in 23 undergraduate and 21 graduate degree programs. The academic curriculum of the campus emphasizes a strong liberal arts core, an array of professional programs, extensive opportunities in experiential education, and a broad engagement in public affairs issues of the day.  The campus offers many small classes, substantial student-faculty interaction, and a rapidly evolving technology enhanced learning environment.  Its diverse student body includes traditional, non-traditional, and international students. Twenty-five percent of majors are in 17 undergraduate and graduate online degree programs and the campus has received several national awards for its implementation of online learning.  UIS faculty are committed teachers, active scholars, and professionals in service to society. You are encouraged to visit the university web page at http://www.uis.edu and the department web page at http://www.uis.edu/psychology/.

UIS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive campus community.  Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


About the Job

The Psychology Department at the University of Illinois at Springfield has an opening beginning August 16, 2013, for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Requirements include a Ph.D. from an accredited university, with a focus in Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology or Judgment & Decision Making, to teach undergraduate upper and lower division courses in Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Judgment & Decision Making, Personnel Selection, Research Methods, Senior Seminar, and Principles of Psychology/Introduction to Psychology, with the possibility of teaching Psychological Tests & Measurements, Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, and courses in the candidate's specialty area. Normal teaching load is three 4 credit hour courses per semester, with the potential for online teaching and evening classes. Advising is required. The applicant should demonstrate potential for scholarship and/or research in a specialty area. College teaching experience is preferred, and dedication to teaching is essential. A Ph.D. must be awarded by the start date.


Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Psychology with specialized training in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or Judgment & Decision Making from a regionally accredited university by the start date.  Prior evidence of excellence in teaching and a demonstrated potential for research is desirable.  UIS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. 


Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated.  Please submit electronic copies when possible of a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to: psy@uis.edu

Alternatively, hard copies may be mailed to:

Faculty Search Committee

Department of Psychology

University of Illinois at Springfield

One University Plaza, MS UHB 3144

Springfield, IL 62703

E-MAIL CONTACT:  Sheryl Reminger, Ph.D., sremi2@uis.edu