Instructional Professor

Illinois, United States
10 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
10 Jan 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The University of Chicago: Social Sciences Division: Department of Psychology


Chicago, IL


The Division of Social Sciences at the University of Chicago invites applications for a part-time Instructional Professor (IP) in the Department of Psychology ( This is a non-renewable position for winter and spring quarters during the Academic Year 2020-21.

The IP will teach 4 quarter-long undergraduate classes, including “Introduction to Statistical Concepts and Methods” and other introductory survey-level classes and upper level elective seminars in psychology. The IP also may be expected to participate in co-curricular activities that help support the undergraduate teaching mission of the department, including advising and mentoring undergraduates seeking careers in psychological science.    

Review of applications will begin on October 5, 2020 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

This position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.


Applicants must have a PhD in experimental psychology or equivalent scientific area. Teaching experience with undergraduate courses focusing on basic research questions, methods or statistics in psychology is required. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach a wide range of classes in different areas of psychological science, and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.

Application Instructions

Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago’s Interfolio website at Applications are required to include 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae, and 3) a teaching statement. In addition, as optional and if available, teaching evaluations from courses previously taught are strongly preferred, as well as syllabi from prior courses taught.  Also, three letters of reference are required to be submitted online.  

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