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Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, tenure-track, lecturer or visiting

03/28/2024 9:51 am

Rockford University is actively seeking applications for a position in an exciting and growing Psychology Department.  The position offers a rank at tenure-track, lecturer, or visiting professor faculty depending on qualifications, specializing in clinical and general psychology. Our academic offerings encompass a wide spectrum of traditional undergraduate programs, including psychology, child and adolescent development, lifespan development, and aging studies. The ideal candidate will be responsible for delivering courses related to clinical psychology, brain and behavior, cognition, quantitative research methods, and introductory psychology. Faculty members are expected to manage a teaching load of 12 credit hours each semester, with this appointment beginning Fall 2024.

Founded in 1847, Rockford University has a long-standing tradition of cultivating world-class leaders. In the Department of Psychology, your role is pivotal in guiding our students towards achieving exceptional success and making an impact in their communities. We pride ourselves on a learning environment combining rigorous academic standards, real-world application, and a global perspective. Your expertise and dedication to teaching excellence will significantly contribute to our diverse and dynamic educational community.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Education: Candidates should, at minimum, possess a Master’s and a background in clinical and general psychology.

Preferred Qualification: Terminal degree (Ph.D., Psy.D., ABD) in related field.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

We are looking for candidates with outstanding teaching skills and interest in advising traditional and non- traditional students from globally diverse populations. The ideal candidate will also be willing to direct internships, and willing to become actively involved in the Rockford area community. If you have an interest in teaching in-person and online courses, and would like to explore the opportunity to write and publish in professional or academic journals, you are encouraged to apply.

Application Process:

Our review of applications will begin immediately, and the application process will remain open until the position is filled.

Please submit the following via email to :

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Transcripts (official upon hire)
  • Three references (Names and contact information)
  • Your teaching philosophy, and
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly potential

At Rockford University we are committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion as they relate to building a well-rounded workforce and community. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their professional experience, bring contributions to diversity and excellence in the work they do.