Psychology Faculty Position

Aurora University is an independent, comprehensive institution founded in 1893 offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Our two campuses are located in Aurora, Illinois and on the shores of Geneva Lake in Wisconsin. Additionally, we have an Educational Center in Woodstock, Illinois. We seek people passionately involved in the educational process who will help us realize our vision.

We seek talented faculty who are passionate about teaching and learning and who will help us realize our vision. As a private institution, Aurora University expects faculty to be involved in the lives of students through mentoring, student support, enrollment initiatives, and other activities related to the college experience. To facilitate this highly interactive faculty/student relationship, the typical teaching load is three 4 credit-hour courses per semester and student advising is supported by professional staff. Evidence of successful teaching, or a strong potential for successful teaching, is required for all positions. Undergraduate faculty share in the delivery of the general education program, most often by teaching within the university's interdisciplinary core.

PSYCHOLOGY: Tenure Track Assistant Professor

(Applications submitted by 15 February 2016 will receive full consideration)

The Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor rank. The successful candidate is expected to have a PhD in Cognitive Psychology or Neuropsychology (or related field) prior to the start of the 2016-17 academic year, a strong commitment to and record of excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students, and the ability to teach some combination of the following: General Psychology, Learning and Motivation, Cognitive Psychology, Brain and Behavior, Research and Statistical Methods, Experimental Psychology, as well as other courses in the major and interdisciplinary courses in General Education core as needed. In addition to teaching, the faculty member will be expected to participate in departmental/institutional service and professional scholarship.

All faculty positions offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, long term disability, and generous matching contributions to a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA CREF, and tuition remission included. Applications must include a letter of intent including description of education, certifications held, and all relevant experience, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references including phone numbers (candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted). Electronic applications welcomed. More information can be found at

Please submit application materials as follows:

Hardcopy submissions:
Faculty Search, Office of the Provost
Aurora University
347 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506

Electronic submissions:

Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to becoming a model university of the 21st century. Toward this effort we are determined to have a faculty, staff and student body reflecting the cultural demographics of the greater Chicago area.