Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Romeoville


The Position

Lewis University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Psychology. Lewis University serves a diverse student population and community and we invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity. This position will begin August 2020.

Some Responsibilities Include:

- Serve as a Core Faculty Member in the School Counseling Program; teaching a total of eight classes per year, primarily graduate courses
- Graduate student advising
- Assist with CACREP accreditation efforts; assist in the development and implementation of continuous program evaluation and improvement; cooperate with the Program Director and other faculty in the development of the curriculum, preparation and update of course syllabi, course outlines, and selection of textbooks and additional curricular materials
- Participate in Graduate Program, Department, College, and University meetings.

Lewis University

Located 25 miles southwest of Chicago, Lewis University is an innovative and forward-thinking Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University has been nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. In addition to our main campus in Romeoville, Illinois, we have a growing number of fully on-line programs and locations in Oak Brook, Tinley Park and Albuquerque, NM.

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. Lewis University provides tuition benefits, health plans and retirement benefits that add to your bottom line. For additional information on Lewis as an institution, please see our website at

Minimum Qualifications

Earned doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP-accredited program (ABD considered) and 3-5 years of teaching graduate and undergraduate courses.

Preferred Qualifications

Online teaching experience preferred. Experience in the K-12 school system strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will: have a clear counselor educator identity, have clinical, supervisory and K-12 experience in working with students with diverse backgrounds, evidence of scholarship in the counseling education field, a well-defined area of clinical expertise, be licensed in the State of Illinois, demonstrate cultural competent teaching and counseling practices, and present evidence of scholarly potential.

Application Process

For full consideration, interested applicants can view a full description of this position and apply online at

Inspired by the University’s Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that we are a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment. Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, serves a diverse community and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on our campus as an equal opportunity employer.

We invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are fully dedicated to providing opportunities for development of the whole person. To demonstrate this commitment, Lewis University wishes to build a culturally diverse workforce which strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

  • education
  • teaching