|Assistant Professor Psychology|
| The Department of Behavioral Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position in Social Psychology to begin January, 2013. Strong preference will be given to candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching and the ability to involve undergraduates in research. The area of research is open. Teaching includes Social Psychology and Introductory Psychology, with other courses to be chosen based on departmental needs and candidate interests. The ability to teach Lifespan Developmental Psychology and/or Experimental Psychology is a plus, as is an interest in developing a non-majors course in U.S. or Global studies. Duties include academic advising and direction of senior capstone research projects. Ph.D. required by January, 2013.
Millikin University is a private, comprehensive institution serving approximately 2,300 undergraduate, graduate, full-time and part-time students who study in four colleges/schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Fine Arts and Professional Studies. Situated on an attractive seventy-acre campus in Decatur, Illinois (population of 85,000), Millikin is located 180 miles southwest of Chicago, 150 miles west of Indianapolis, and 120 miles northeast of St. Louis. A Millikin education is characterized by performance learning — a unique approach to learning that builds the confidence to succeed before and after graduation. Students apply their learning to experiences both in Decatur and around the world. In 2010, 98% of Millikin graduates gained employment or entry into graduate/professional school within six months of graduation.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Millikin University is a primarily undergraduate institution located in central Illinois. Please send a letter of application, CV, statements of research and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation to James D. St. James, Chair, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Millikin University, 1184 W. Main St., Decatur, IL, 62522. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check and pending budgetary approval. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.
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