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Assistant Professor of Psychology – Cognitive Psychology (Tenure-Track)

University of Indianapolis
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 6, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Type
Full Time
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Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, creed, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.


The Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Indianapolis is seeking a tenure-track psychology Assistant Professor of Psychology – Cognitive Psychology beginning in August 2022, for a 10-month appointment.

We are particularly interested in individuals with training in the area of cognitive psychology who have a secondary interest in one of the following areas: developmental psychology, health psychology, multiculturalism/diversity, biological psychology, or research methods and statistics.

Candidates for this position should be able to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in cognitive psychology and the cognitive and affective bases of behavior, statistics and/or research methods, and courses in their secondary area of interest. Faculty typically teach 3-4 classes each semester, 1 class over the summer, and supervise a combination of honors, thesis, and dissertation students. The successful candidate will have a record of publications in peer-review journals and have an established program of research. Additional faculty responsibilities include student advising, and related psychology program and/or University service.

Successful candidates will possess a Ph.D in Psychology from an accredited institution. Candidates who are ABD may be considered with the expectation of degree conferral prior to August, 2022. It is preferred that the successful candidate has demonstrated evidence of effective post-secondary teaching. Applicants are asked to submit a list of at least three professional references, a curriculum vita, a cover letter speaking to their qualifications in relation to the position responsibilities, and a statement reflecting on how they infuse diversity into their teaching and scholarship. The positions are open until filled with the review of applications to begin immediately.

  • Teach dynamic, interactive, and engaging graduate and undergraduate courses
  • Supervise doctoral dissertations
  • Develop a program of research/scholarship that involves students
  • Serve on departmental, college, and/or university-wide committees as required
  • PhD or PsyD in Psychology or related field required
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level
  • (Preferred) Experience teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level
  • Free Parking
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
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