APPOINTMENT: August 2019
RESPONSIBILITIES: The faculty member will
be expected to teach relevant undergraduate and graduate courses,
supervise school psychology graduate practicum students and/or
internship students, be involved with the on-campus
psychoeducational clinic, conduct research, serve on committees,
and assist with graduate program demands such as case study
evaluation and student research projects. Undergraduate
teaching might include Developmental Psychology, Exceptional
Children, Behavior Modification, or other relevant coursework.
Graduate teaching might include consultation, assessment, and /or
RANK & SALARY: Assistant or Associate
Professor commensurate with experience. Tenure-track, 9 months.
Competitive salary. Western Illinois University offers a
competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits.
For full benefit information visit: http://www.wiu.edu/vpas/human_resources/benefits/.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or Psy.D.in School
Psychology (or related field) by date of appointment. The
successful candidate should be eligible to apply for Illinois
licensure as a school psychologist (Professional Educator License
School Support Personnel). Strong potential for excellence in
teaching and research.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: College teaching,
research experience, and experience as a school psychologist.
Strong written and oral communication skills. The candidate should
also be willing and able to work collaboratively within a
relatively small graduate program and within the larger psychology
department and university community. The candidate should
possess a degree from an American Psychological Association
APA-approved doctoral program. At the Associate Professor level,
interest in program coordination and leadership.
For a degree to be considered, it must be conferred from a
regionally accredited degree-granting institution of higher
education (or equivalent from an international accrediting
THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of
Psychology has 27 faculty, approximately 340 undergraduate majors,
550 minors, and 50 graduate students in Masters Programs (General
Experimental and Clinical/Community Mental Health) and a
Specialists program (School). The department includes a Psychology
undergraduate major with two Options; as well as minors in
Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Aging Studies, Neuroscience, and
Substance Abuse. Additional information may be located at
THE UNIVERSITY: Recognized as a "Best
Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review for 14 consecutive
years and as one of 37 public universities ranked a top tier "Best
Midwestern University" by U.S.News & World Report, Western
Illinois University (WIU) serves nearly 10,000 students at its
traditional residential campus in Macomb and its metropolitan,
non-residential location in Moline, Illinois.
The WIU-Macomb and -Quad Cities campuses are comprised of
accomplished faculty, state-of-the-art technology and facilities,
and a wide range of academic and extracurricular opportunities.
Western is a comprehensive university offering 66 undergraduate and
38 graduate degree programs, which includes an Ed.D. in educational
leadership and a Ph.D. in environmental studies. With a
student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1, the University's 566 full-time
faculty members teach 96 percent of all undergraduate and graduate
courses, in addition to eight pre-professional degree programs and
19 certificate programs.
Western offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 19
NCAA Division I intercollegiate varsity sports. Football competes
in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision through
the Missouri Valley Football Conference; all other varsity sports
compete at the Division I level through The Summit League. WIU is
the cultural center of the region. University Libraries house an
extensive collection and offer online database access to thousands
of academic periodic journals and publications.
WIU-Macomb, IL (Student Population: 8,109): A traditional,
residential four-year campus with select graduate programs,
including a doctorate in education, WIU-Macomb is located in the
heart of west central Illinois in Macomb (population 20,000).
Macomb is an Amtrak city with twice-daily service to Chicago.
Macomb is located approximately 75 miles from the Quad Cities
International Airport (Moline, IL) and 70 miles from the Greater
Peoria Regional Airport (Peoria, IL).
WIU-Quad Cities (Student Population: 1,332): The only public
university in the Quad Cities area, WIU-QC offers select
undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in
education and a doctorate in environmental studies, at its
metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL (population
44,000). The Quad Cities (population 376,000) rests on the banks of
the Mississippi River and is comprised of Moline and Rock Island in
western Illinois and Davenport and Bettendorf in eastern Iowa.
Moline, Illinois is home to the Quad Cities International
APPLICATION: Complete applications include:
1) a letter of application
2) current curriculum vita or resume
3) the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three
current professional references
4) copies of unofficial academic transcripts and any
certifications/licenses required, official copies will be
requested of selected candidate
5) Statements of teaching and supervision philosophy, and
program of research
6) Material indicating teaching effectiveness and copies of
representative publications (if available)
Please upload the requested documents by clicking APPLY NOW or
by navigating to the WIU Employment page at the following URL
**Note** In order to upload Individual
documents must be under 2 MB in size.
Screening will begin on October 31,
2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Western Illinois University endeavors to provide a safe
environment for its employees and students and requires candidates
to submit to a background investigation upon offer of employment.
Employment is contingent upon compliance with University policies
and procedures relating to the receipt and evaluation of
information contained in the background investigation.
Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Dr. Julie
Herbstrith via email (JC-Herbstrith@wiu.edu) or telephone
For assistance with the online application system contact the
Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309)298-1977 or via
email at email@example.com.