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Psychology - Cognitive Neuroscience - Instructor (One year appointment)

Loyola University Chicago
Illinois, United States
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Sep 2, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
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Full Time
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Job Title Psychology - Cognitive Neuroscience - Instructor (One year appointment) Position Title Psychology - Cognitive Neuroscience - Instructor (One year appointment) Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code PSYCHOLOGY (02119A) Department Name PSYCHOLOGY Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities
Loyola University Chicago, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology invites applications for a Temporary, One-Year Instructor Appointment for academic year 2021-2022. The department has 33 full-time faculty, serves 1,200 undergraduate majors, and has PhD programs in clinical, developmental, and social psychology. We also run (jointly with Biology) an undergraduate major in Neuroscience with more than 600 students. For further information about the department, please visit .

This search is part of a University-wide, multiyear hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Teaching responsibilities include 8 courses per year. We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach the following courses: Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience, Lab in Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, and Lab in Cognition. Qualifications
All applicants must have a PhD in psychology, neuroscience or a related discipline and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) student mentorship. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education. Physical Demands Working Conditions Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
PhD in psychology, neuroscience or a related discipline Open Date 07/16/2021 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications must be submitted via .and should include a current CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, detailed evidence of teaching excellence, a letter of interest that outlines the applicant’s qualifications, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service. Applicants should also submit there the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their teaching qualifications. Referees will not be contacted immediately but may be contacted at a later point in the review process.

Supplementary materials (if any) may be sent to:

Robert Morrison, PhD., Search Committee Chair
Department of Psychology
Loyola University Chicago
1032 West Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois 60660

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at .
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Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 08/09/2021 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
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  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Teaching Evaluations
  5. Inclusive Excellence Statement
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