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Teaching-Track Assistant Professor of Instruction Position in Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Northwestern University seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor of Instruction. This is a full time, benefits eligible teaching-track position beginning Sept. 1, 2018. Preferred qualifications are experience and interest in teaching classes such as Research Methods in Psychology, Introduction to Personality Psychology, Cultural Psychology, and applied clinical psychology courses.

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018. Application materials to be submitted online at opportunities.html and include CV, selected syllabi of courses taught, a teaching statement, evidence of teaching excellence, student course evaluations, and 3 letters of recommendation addressing the candidate's abilities in classroom teaching. Ph.D. in Psychology is required by the time of the appointment start date. Inquiries may be addressed to

AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. 


Application Instructions

Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the application page:

  • Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below).

  • Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files, and please be sure all information is entered correctly and accurately (especially names and email addresses), as there will be no opportunity for online revision after your application has been submitted.

  • Please also prepare a list of names and email addresses for your external academic references; your references will be contacted directly by the online system and invited to upload their letters on your behalf.

  • All required fields in the application form are marked with an asterisk and must be filled before clicking the "Submit" button.

  • Be aware that incomplete applications cannot be saved.

    Applications will be accepted at the link below; however, we recommend visiting for a full list of instructions before applying.

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