The Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, Loyola University Chicago (LUC) invites applications for the Frank J. Kobler Assistant Professorin Clinical Psychology, starting in academic year 2023-2024. As an urban-based Department of Psychology, we are dedicated to mentoring a diverse student body, many of whom come from under-represented and under-served populations. The Department currently has over 25 tenured or tenure-track faculty, serves 1,800 undergraduate psychology majors and more than 600 neuroscience majors, and has three PhD programs (Developmental, Clinical, and Social). For more information about the department, please visit its website at https://www.luc.edu/psychology/.
As part of a university-wide, multiyear hiring initiative that embraces diverse perspectives and voices, the department seeks applicants in Clinical/Community Psychology who employ community participatory research methods to understand and promote health/mental health equity and address contexts that contribute to disparities (e.g., poverty, inequality, discrimination, oppression). This could include community partnered approaches to understanding community needs, developing community-driven solutions, designing prevention approaches, translating basic research into evidenced-based community interventions, or informing and advocating for policy that addresses racial inequality.
The candidates will have a Ph.D. in Psychology at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to mentor and support students from diverse backgrounds. We especially encourage applications from candidates from under-represented groups. We also encourage applications from scholars committed to interdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across different subfields and disciplines) and the successful pursuit of external grants. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.
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About Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic Universities and the only one located in Chicago. Loyola University Chicago is comprised of four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to ten schools and colleges: arts and sciences, business administration, communication, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and professional studies, and social work. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. Recognizing Loyola's excellence in education, U.S.News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the "top national universities" in its annual publications. Loyola is among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.