The University of Chicago — Instructional Professor, Department of Psychology

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.

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.

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.

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.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at

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