Visiting Assistant Professor in Psychology

Chicago, Illinois
Commensurate with experience
Feb 22, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

NORTH PARK UNIVERSITY, CHICAGO, Department of Psychology, invites applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Psychology for the 2018-19 academic year. Position is salaried with benefits.

Responsibilities include teaching four (4) undergraduate courses per semester.  The visiting professor will teach a combination of courses, including Abnormal Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience, Introduction to Psychology, Stress & Health, Research Methods, or Human Lifespan Development depending on the expertise of the candidate.

Candidates will also have the opportunity to participate in departmental activities and meetings, as well as University events and programs for professional development.

Preference will be given to applicants with a PhD in Psychology; qualified Masters and ABD candidates will be considered.

We seek a gifted teacher and scholar who is enthusiastic about teaching in a Christian, liberal arts environment that is open to all students. For more information about NPU, visit our website at:

North Park University seeks to appoint the most qualified and competent persons available who are in harmony with the mission of the university and its philosophy of Christian higher education. All full-time faculty members are expected to be committed Christians both in faith and action.

Founded in 1891, North Park University is a Christian university of over 3,200 students from around the country and the world. The institution is affiliated with the Evangelical Covenant Church, and we seek applicants for employment with a personal commitment to ethnic diversity, the city, and our mission of Christian mission of higher education that supports the teaching of the science of Psychology. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested candidates should review the North Park Faculty Application and prepare a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, the required essays, and should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent independently.  All materials should be submitted electronically to:

Kezia Shirkey, PhD

Chair, Psychology Search

North Park University

3225 W. Foster Avenue, Box 57

Chicago, IL 60625

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

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