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The Psychology Department at Eastern Illinois University (EIU) has an opening for a full-time (9-month) Assistant Professor, tenure-track faculty position beginning August 2020. Duties include teaching graduate courses in school psychology and undergraduate courses in psychology, maintaining an active research program, supervising graduate student theses and practicum experiences, and participating in service to the department and university.

EIU offers NASP-approved specialist-level school psychology training with a scientist-practitioner model. Research is an important component of our training program; all students are required to complete a thesis. Faculty research and professional involvement are also required.  The EIU program has been in place for over 40 years and has been an important source of practicing school psychologists in Illinois and across the country.  The program typically enrolls 10-12 students each fall with a total of approximately 25 students across the three-year program.

The department serves approximately 410 undergraduate majors and offers, in addition to the school psychology specialist degree, an M.A. in clinical psychology. The Department also houses a Psychological Services Clinic.

Candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree from an APA-accredited or NASP-approved program, although ABD candidates will be considered.  Other requirements include demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence at the college/university level and a commitment to research and scholarly work. Professional school psychology practice in school and or clinic settings and eligibility for Illinois certification, NASP certification, or Psychology licensure are preferred.

To apply, please submit the following: letter of application, vita, three letters of reference, and available reprints. Send application materials via Interfolio at For questions regarding this search, please contact Margaret Floress, Screening Committee Chair, at

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/female/disability/veteran – committed to achieving a diverse community.