Open Posting: Faculty: Assistant Professor of Psychology

Position: Faculty

Department: Psychology Program

Classification: Exempt, Full time

MacMurray College is an independent, four-year, residential, baccalaureate college with a strong liberal arts tradition located in the affordable, safe and stimulating city of Jacksonville, Illinois. For more than 170 years, MacMurray College has been committed to prepare graduates for satisfying and productive professional careers, providing the tools needed for effective leadership and encouraging individual growth throughout one’s education and future endeavors.

MacMurray College is seeking an experienced, highly qualified candidate to fill a full-time tenure track faculty appointment for Assistant Professor of Psychology beginning January 2020.  Candidates available in January 2020 will be given preference, though consideration will be given to qualified candidates who are not available until Fall 2020. The mission of the Psychology Program is to introduce students to the fundamentals of scientific psychology, providing a firm basis of psychological knowledge and research experience, and to prepare graduates for beginning professional employment in the field of psychology and/or the successful pursuit of a graduate school education in psychology. Students are educated using the generalist approach and are provided a firm basis of psychological knowledge and principles. The expectations are that faculty demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and student learning and are committed to liberal arts education.

Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching and Advising

Service to the College and Community

Scholarship and Professional Engagement


Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The College will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Education and Experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

MacMurray College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age physical or mental disability or covered veteran status. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.  The College will not sponsor applicants for work visas.  Interested applicants may send a cover letter describing your interest in this position, curriculum vitae outlining your qualification for the position, along with your teaching philosophy and three letters of recommendation from professional references. Any finalist for the position must successfully pass a background screening. Official transcripts will be required of candidates who are interviewed.  Applications will be reviewed immediately. All materials should be sent to:

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