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Lecturer, Psychology

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Lecturer, Psychology
Department Psychology (0423)
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The Department of Psychology at the University of Arizona is seeking a full-time lecturer for a non-tenure track faculty position beginning
August 2018 or earlier to begin teaching in the Fall 2018 semester. The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate
classes in psychology, including but not limited to introductory psychology, statistics, and research methods. Candidates should have prior experience teaching undergraduate courses in these fields. The ideal applicant will be proficient in statistics and be capable of creating and teaching courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level, both for in-person and online delivery.

Please direct questions about the position to Ashley Jordan, Search Committee Chair, at

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Teach 5-6 undergraduate courses per year.
  • Prepare and update course materials.
  • Carry out all activities related to teaching.
  • Supervise, train, and evaluate graduate teaching assistants and preceptors.
  • Participate in other activities related to undergraduate teaching.
  • Hold regular office hours.
  • Participate in departmental faculty meetings.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Psychology or related field.
Preferred Qualifications
  • At least 3 years of experience teaching undergraduate students.
  • Ability to interact effectively with faculty, staff, and advisors in Psychology.
  • Ability to teach advanced statistics.
  • Experience with statistical consulting is a plus.
  • Experience teaching large in-person courses; experience with online teaching
Rank Lecturer
Tenure Information Career-Track (NTE)
FLSA Exempt
FTE 1.0
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F21290
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Please direct questions about the position to Ashley Jordan, Search Committee Chair, at

Open Date 01/23/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 02/20/2018
Special Instructions Summary
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Ph.D. in Psychology or related field?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  3. Sample of Student Evaluations
Optional Documents