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Tenure Track Position Announcement

The Department of Psychology at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2009.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. or ABD status in cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, or a related field.  Preference will be given to candidates who can teach some combination of the following undergraduate courses (listed in order of importance): research methods and statistics, sensation and perception, cognitive psychology, physiological psychology, capstone seminar in psychology, introductory psychology.


Preferred applicants will also demonstrate promise for a high-quality research program, a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, and a strong commitment to a collegial environment. Responsibilities will also include supervising student research and serving on departmental, school and university committees. 


The Department of Psychology seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.  The School of Education is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. 


Applications must include a letter of application, vita, contact information for three references, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and three letters of recommendation.  Send application to Dr. Laura Pawlow, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Psychology, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL 62026-1121.  For more information, contact Laura Pawlow at (618) 650-2608 or lpawlow@xxxxxxxx.  File review will begin after 12/8/2008 and continue until the position is filled.


The University currently has more than 13,500 students and is situated in a park-like campus only 20 miles from downtown St. Louis, MO.  The Department is one of the largest in the University and features high quality undergraduate, master’s, and specialist degree programs.  For further information, visit http://www.siue.edu/PSYCHOLOGY.  Salary for the position is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


SIUE is a state university – benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.  Applicants may be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.  As an affirmative action employer, SIUE offers equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, creed or religion, age, sex, national origin, or disability.