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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Psychology (24-25)

DePaul University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 31, 2024

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We are seeking to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology, to begin in September 2024. Competitive candidates will have a PhD in I-O Psychology, a strong research record, and evidence of, or potential for, teaching and mentoring excellence and contributing to a climate of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The selected candidate is expected to develop and maintain a productive research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and direct undergraduate and graduate student research including theses and PhD dissertations in I-O.

DePaul's Department of Psychology recognizes that diversity, in many forms, is essential to broaden the perspectives and capacity of the discipline. We seek applicants who reflect the diversity of our student body and the city of Chicago and who are eager to work with a diverse range of students, faculty, and staff. We especially encourage applications from individuals from underrepresented groups, historically marginalized communities, and/or with marginalized identities.

DePaul University is an urban, forward-looking university with national recognition in academics, research, and a strong social justice history and mission. The Psychology Department embraces this mission in both the research it values and its perspective on teaching. More information is available at:

The salary range for this is commensurate with experience. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and other protected status.

About the College
The College of Science and Health is the third largest college at DePaul, enrolling over 3,000 students. The college includes programs in mathematics, psychology, physics and astrophysics, environmental science and studies, chemistry and biochemistry, biology, neuroscience, health sciences, speech language pathology, occupational therapy, and nursing. The College of Science and Health provides high quality, personalized, accessible science and health education to a diverse student body, grounded in the values of St. Vincent de Paul. Our teaching and research advance knowledge and service to society. The College is located on DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus.

About the University
With an overall enrollment of over 22,000 students, DePaul is the nation’s twelfth largest private non-profit university. While the university is large, the class size in the department typically does not exceed 40 students. We seek candidates with a demonstrated record of effectiveness or potential as an instructor for a variety of courses or teaching environments, ability to teach graduate-level courses, and commitment to continued development as an educator.

DePaul University seeks applicants that reflect the diversity of its student body and the city of Chicago. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.


Competitive candidates will have a PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, a strong research record, and evidence of, or potential for, teaching and mentoring excellence and building a climate of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. 

Application Instructions

For full consideration, applicants must complete the online application which includes the following:

  1. Cover letter (no more than 2 pages) detailing interest in the position and area(s) for potential teaching and training contributions at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  2. Curriculum vitae highlighting (a) education and qualifications; (b) teaching experience (if applicable); (c) research accomplishments; and (d) service contributions (if applicable)
  3. Research statement (no more than 2 pages) highlighting significant theoretical and/or applied contributions, and methodological strengths
  4. Representative reprints and/or preprints (no more than 3)
  5. Teaching statement (no more than 2 pages) highlighting list of teaching interests at undergraduate and graduate level, mentoring philosophy, and pedagogical approaches and innovations
  6. Teaching evaluations (if available).
  7. Diversity and inclusivity statement (no more than 2 pages) describing past efforts and/or concrete plans to address DEI barriers, and to promote diversity, equity, inclusivity, and belonging through teaching and mentoring, as well as research, professional activity, and/or community engagement.
  8. Contact information for three professional references who will be contacted by the Interfolio application system for direct recommendation letter uploads.

Application Materials will be reviewed beginning Friday, February 2, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Please contact Dr. Alice Stuhlmacher (, Search Committee Chair, with additional questions about the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

EEO Statement

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, martial status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement:

Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcomed and supported.

Required Background Check:

Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check.  Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check. 

Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:

Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire.  A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is a reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected.  For more information, please visit the following pages:  

Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)

Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act

Safety and Security Statement - Clery Act:

A copy of DePaul University's Safety and Security Information Report and Fire Safety Report is available upon request.  The report includes statistics about crimes that occurred on campus and public property immediately adjacent to campus.  The report includes institutional policies concerning campus security, sexual assault and other matters.  It also includes fire statistics, fire safety practices and standards of the institution.  A copy of this report can be obtained by contacting the Crime Prevention Office at 773-325-7775 or by visiting the DePaul Public Safety website at .

Title IX Statement:

Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities.  At DePaul University, the Interim Title IX Coordinator is Molly Lamping Fleck.  Her office is located in Lincoln Park on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue.  She can be reached at 312-362-8970, or


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