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Psychology Faculty

Employer
Concordia University Chicago
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 7, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Psychology in the College of Health, Science & Technology at Concordia University Chicago (CUC) invites applications for a full-time, faculty position in psychology with a specialization in social psychology or developmental psychology. Rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The official start date is Fall 2022, with the possibility of a Spring 2022 start. This position is located in River Forest, IL.

Responsibilities/Duties:

Teaching format responsibilities are primarily face-to-face. In addition to courses in their specialty (social or developmental psychology), candidates must be able to teach statistics, research methods, senior seminar and general psychology. The teaching load is 4 courses per semester.

The successful candidate's research program should involve mentoring of undergraduate research assistants, regular presentations at professional conferences and publication in peer-reviewed journals. Additionally, advising of undergraduate students and service to the university, profession and community are required.

Candidates must be committed to the mission and identity of Concordia University Chicago. Additionally, they must profess values congruent with the teachings of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod (LCMS).

Education and Experience Required:

An earned doctorate in the area of specialization from an accredited institution prior to the start date is required. A record of research and publication and 2-4 years of successful undergraduate teaching is preferred.

Compensation and Benefits:

Starting range and faculty rank is dependent upon individual qualifications and experience. Concordia University Chicago benefit options include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and/or Health Savings Account (HAS)
  • Disability and Survivor Plan
  • Retirement Pension Plan
  • Retirement 403(b) Savings Plan
  • Basic Life and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage
  • Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Tuition benefits (available for employees and their qualified dependents)

Application Information:

For full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 1, 2021. Interested individuals should include the following in their online application:

  1. Cover letter
  2. CV
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy
  4. Statement of research
  5. A response to the following:
    1. In a brief essay (less than 500 words), explain your understanding of the relationship among your discipline, the Christian faith, and Concordia University Chicago's mission.
    2. In a brief essay (less than 500 words), explain how your professional and personal experiences have prepared you to live out the vocation of faculty member at a Lutheran university.
    3. *In your responses, please address Concordia University Chicago's mission, vision, and values specifically.
  6. Unofficial copies of post-secondary academic transcripts that reflect completion of advanced degree(s) (Official transcripts will be required upon hiring of successful candidates.)
  7. Names and phone numbers of three references

* Only applicants submitting all required documentation above will be considered.

Concordia does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age. As an institution of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, however, and to the extent allowed by law, Concordia University reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religious affiliation.

Concordia University Chicago does not generally sponsor for employment visas except for positions that oversee, teach or support our international programs.

About Concordia University Chicago:

Concordia University Chicago is a liberal arts-based Christian university founded in the Lutheran tradition. Through its College of Theology, Arts & Humanities, College of Business, College of Education, and College of Health, Science & Technology, Concordia-Chicago offers more than 160 areas of study in small classes taught by professors who are passionate about teaching and student success. All undergraduate and graduate degrees are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Concordia University Chicago has been recognized as a College of Distinction since 2010, and is consistently ranked among the Best Regional Universities–Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. For more than a decade, combined undergraduate and graduate enrollment has exceeded 5,000 students. Concordia University Chicago is located in River Forest, 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. Learn more about our commitment to higher education, rooted in the Gospel, at CUChicago.edu.

Steadfast in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Holy Scriptures, Concordia University Chicago promotes academic rigor in its liberal arts and professional programs; grounds students in objective truth, integrity, and excellence; and practices faithfulness to the Confessional teachings of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, as it forms students for vocations in church, family, and the world.

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