Educational Psychology: Anticipated Assistant Professor Position - August 2014
Responsibilities: Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in educational psychology and child, OR adult and lifespan development, as well as specialized courses in one’s area of expertise; advise graduate students and serve on thesis and dissertations committees; conduct a focused program of high quality research; apply for external funding; contribute to program development and participate in shared governance.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent in educational psychology or a related field by date of appointment; active research agenda with potential to attract external funding; demonstrated expertise in elementary age populations OR adult populations, and/or life span frameworks. Preferred: Candidates with expertise in gifted education or cognitive processes; prior teaching experience at the college or university level; experience in on-line instruction; successful acquisition of external funding; national or international peer-reviewed conference presentations and publications, and experience with a diverse undergraduate and graduate student population.
Application: Candidates should submit a letter of application expressing interests, experiences, accomplishments, and strengths as they relate to the position. Applicants should also provide: a) a current CV, b) a sample of scholarly writing, c) copies of transcripts, and d) three original letters of recommendation. Preference will be given to applications received by October 15, 2013; however, we will continue to receive applications until position is filled. Please send all materials to: Lee Shumow, Search Committee Chair c/o Pat Kee, Graham Hall 223, College of Education, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115. Telephone: (815) 753-9340, FAX 815-753-8750. Official transcripts are required by date of appointment.
Dates: 9/3/2013 - 10/15/2013