Assistant Professor (54 views)

Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
August 30, 2022

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)

Department of Psychology

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Clinical-Community Psychology with an emphasis on Community and Ecological approaches to understanding and addressing health equity. We are particularly interested in candidates who examine how settings, organizations, and systems relate to disparities in health for individuals from historically marginalized groups. Areas of content specialization are open. Candidates may be preferred who focus on areas such as systems science, systems change, implementation science, organizational development, community-based intervention, community-based and participatory methods, the science of social settings, early identification and prevention, and culturally-informed intervention; all with a connection to health and health equity. We are interested in candidates showing evidence of methodological innovation. Candidates should show evidence of research productivity, teaching and mentorship effectiveness, and potential for external funding. The ability to provide applied community-based experiences for undergraduate and graduates students is preferred.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. Faculty in the College create knowledge, address critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge, and prepare students for lives of impact in the state, nation, and globally. To meet these objectives, the College embraces and values diversity and difference through hiring faculty candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.

To apply, create your candidate profile through and submit application materials. Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, up to 3 representative publications, and teaching and research statements. A diversity, equity, and inclusion statement is also required. The statement should include information about the applicant’s understanding of these issues, their activities to date, and their goals and plans for advancing equity and inclusion if hired as a faculty member at the University of Illinois. Contact information for three professional references will be requested 1-2 business days after application submission, and references should be prepared to provide letters by the application deadline.  Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered. Full consideration is guaranteed for all applications received by September 30, 2022.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of the University of Illinois and the Psychology Department. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion.

Questions about the position or application procedures may be directed to Jane Jukes at

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The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants.

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