Assistant Professor of Psychology
University of Indianapolis - Indianapolis, IN

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The School of Psychological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology position beginning August 2014.

Responsibilities include teaching within the undergraduate program that emphasizes the following core areas: Biological Bases, Learning & Cognition, Group & Individual Differences, and Developmental Psychology. Additional responsibilities include mentoring undergraduate students in research, developing a personal research program, and service to the unit and University. The position will chair dissertations/theses and teach a course within the SoPS graduate program.

Indianapolis, one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. with one of America’s best downtown’s according to Forbes, is the country’s 12th-largest city and offers a rich diversity of professional, artistic, cultural, and educational opportunities. Ranked in the top tier of Midwest universities by U.S. News & World Report, the University of Indianapolis is a private comprehensive liberal arts institution located 10 minutes from downtown.

The SoPS has sixteen full-time faculty and offers programs in undergraduate psychology with concentrations in occupational science, pre-physical therapy, and clinical counseling studies, an MA clinical psychology program, and an APA -accredited PsyD program in clinical psychology. We are enjoying a period of creativity and innovation in terms of program, faculty, and curriculum development. The School offers rich opportunities for professional growth and expression. For more detailed information about the undergraduate programs in the School of Psychological Sciences, visit

Special Instructions to Applicants
In order to be assured full consideration submit a cover letter mentioning teaching interests that includes how one’s teaching and research aligns with two or more of the programs core areas mentioned above, CV, reprints or pre-prints, a research plan that incorporates mentoring undergraduate students, and name and contact information of three professional references.

In addition, applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation mailed directly to:
Jacqueline Wall, Ph.D., HSPP , CRC
Chair of the Search Committee
School of Psychological Sciences
University of Indianapolis
1400 E. Hanna Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46227

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Applications will be reviewed as they are received; applicants are encouraged to have all materials submitted by December 2, 2013.

We are especially interested in recruiting applicants from ethnically/racially diverse backgrounds and other underrepresented groups. The University of Indianapolis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Required Education/Experience/Skills (Minimum Qualifications)
Preference will be given to applicants with a doctorate in psychology who are able to teach in multiple cores areas. ABDs may be considered with the expectation of degree completion prior to the start date. Demonstrated or potential excellence in teaching, research, obtaining grant funding, and mentoring undergraduate students is expected. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

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