Lecturer - Psychology
Lecturer Position - Psychology

Description
The Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) seeks applicants for a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer beginning August 16, 2018. There is the possibility of contract renewal, allowing the lecturer to teach one or two additional courses during the summer teaching session and/or in subsequent years.

UIC is among the nation’s top 10 most diverse universities. The Department of Psychology welcomes students and faculty from every ethnic and racial group, religion, gender, sexual orientation, physical condition, and age. We are committed to maintaining a diverse department and welcome applicants whose experiences will contribute to this diversity.

Duties
The Department of Psychology offers five strong doctoral programs and two undergraduate degrees, in General Psychology and Applied Psychology. We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach undergraduate courses in Tests and Measurement, Psychology of Interviewing, Psychological Interventions, and Fieldwork in Psychology. Applicants who also have expertise teaching other courses, such as Research Methods, Statistics, Community Psychology, and Laboratory in Community Psychology, are especially welcome.

Lecturers teach 6 courses per academic year (3 courses per semester). Other duties include, but are not limited to, managing graduate student teaching assistants, holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course Blackboard website.

Qualifications
A doctorate in Psychology or related discipline by the start date. A record of outstanding undergraduate teaching.

Application Materials
Submit application electronically at https://jobs.uic.edu (under “find jobs,” click on “Chicago campus,” then click on the position). Upload a cover letter, CV, and evidence of successful teaching. Within the on-line application, provide the names and email addresses of 3 potential references. For fullest consideration, submit all materials by May 1, 2018, when the review of applications begins. Direct questions to the search committee chair, Professor Bette L. Bottoms (bbottoms@uic.edu).

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: Job ID #93130

Contact Information
Bette Bottoms
bbottoms@uic.edu
University of Illinois at Chicago - Psychology
1007 W. Harrison
Chicago, 60607
312-413-2300