Job Postings

MPA is pleased to announce the following positions to our members. If you would like to place an employment announcement on this site, please contact the MPA Secretary.

Teaching Position

The Department of Psychology at North Central College invites applications for a half-time position for the 2015-2016 academic year  (September 1, 2015 – June 15, 2016).  A Ph.D. is preferred; applicants with a Masters degree and substantial experience will be considered.   Candidates should have experience in teaching introductory psychology courses and developmental offerings (i.e., Child Development, Adolescence, Adulthood and Aging); experience in one or more of the following areas will be a plus:  Statistics, Drugs and Behavior, Social, Industrial, or Abnormal Psychology.  The successful applicant will have a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence.

North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts college with an enrollment of 3000 students. The campus is located in west suburban Naperville, within walking distance of the Naperville Metra train station.   For more information, see http://www.northcentralcollege.edu.      

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, graduate transcript, and the names of three professional references to https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/29714.   There is no application cost for the Interfolio service.   Contact Cheryl Horton, Academic Affairs Secretary, at clhorton@noctrl.edu for questions about the application process.  For further information about the position, please contact Dr. Mary Jean Lynch, Chair, Department of Psychology, at mlynch@noctrl.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE.

Assistant Professor - Behavioral Medicine  (MP11245)

The department of Behavioral Medicine at Midwestern University invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology. This is a tenure track faculty position beginning July 1, 2015 for a psychologist in the Psy.D. program. Background and training in developmental, cognitive, social, or related areas of psychology is desired. Special consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in research methodology, basic and advanced statistical procedures. Working with the director, the successful applicant will play a major role in teaching and furthering the development of a child/adolescent emphasis, will advise students, and will also mentor dissertations.

The Downers Grove, IL campus opened in 1986 and is located on a beautiful, wooded, 105 acre campus just 25 miles west of Chicago, IL. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. We encourage you to visit www.midwestern.edu for additional details about our dynamic University.

Please submit your application packet through MWU's online job board.
1. Visit
2. In the jump to section, select 'employment at MWU'
3. Select 'employment opportunities'
4. Select 'faculty' for job category and 'Illinois' for location
5. Click 'search'

Your application packet should include:

  • CV (upload as an attachment or inserted as text)
  • Application (you will be prompted to complete the online application)
  • Names of 3 professional references

Applicants may send inquiries and letters of recommendation to: Dr. Arthur Freeman, Executive Program Director, Department of Behavioral Medicine at afreem@midwestern.edu, 630-515-6435, or Dr. Richard Ney, Associate Program Director, at rneyxx@midwestern.edu or 630-515-7652.

“Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a).”



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