Assistant Professor Department of Humanities, History and Social Sciences

Assistant Professor - Department of Humanities, History and Social Sciences
Columbia College Chicago

Columbia College Chicago is an urban institution of approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students emphasizing arts, media, and communications in a liberal arts setting.

The Department of Humanities, History & Social Studies (HHSS) contributes significantly to Columbia College Chicago's Liberal Arts and Sciences Core Curriculum, serving every student in every major throughout the college with coursework in the humanities, history, social sciences, and languages. The department offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with the Department of English in Cultural Studies and minors in Black World Studies, Cultural Studies, Latino and Latin American Studies, and Women's and Gender Studies.

Position Summary:

Job Posting ID: 900193

HHSS invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Psychology, with an area of interest in social psychology, creative psychology, and the affective sciences, beginning August 16, 2015.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability and willingness to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary department and with a wide range of students, staff, and colleagues. HHSS teaches undergraduate students only and does not have laboratory space; therefore the department considers psychology first and foremost as an integral approach within the social sciences. Applicants with a broad understanding of psychology as an academic discipline (rather than as a clinical practice) and strong skills in undergraduate teaching will be favored.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in psychology. ABDs will only be considered if they have a scheduled defense date for dissertation. Candidates must demonstrate teaching effectiveness and a willingness to work with undergraduates in a liberal arts setting, and have a record of scholarly accomplishment or promise.

Association Status: This is a non-union position.

To view the complete job description and apply, please visit (Job ID 900193).

Application Guidelines:
Please submit Letter of Interest, CV, Statement of Teaching Philosophy and the names and contact information for three professional references as ONE document (.doc .docx or .pdf). Have a short, letter characters only, title of the document. Upon successful submission, an e-mail notification will be sent to the e-mail provided in your profile. With questions, please contact Dr. Rami Gabriel at Only applications submitted through the recruitment system will be considered. Application deadline: January 15, 2015.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Columbia College Chicago encourages qualified female, LGBTQ, disabled, and minority individuals to apply for all positions.

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