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Lecturer Department of Psychology (2023-2024)

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $64,329-$79,117.​
The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay at the appointment as determined by appointment type and if applicable, rank and/or step is Unit 18 Faculty Pre-Six Year Lecturers, Academic Year Salary Scale https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/july-2022-salary-scales/t15.pdf

Application Window

Open date: July 19, 2023

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Feb 21, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Psychology Department is committed to creating an inclusive environment, one that is supportive of all individuals, regardless of background, and to nurturing and developing that talent. We are committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and we welcome applicants whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to this commitment.

The Department of Psychology at the University of California, San Diego, is generating an applicant pool of Lecturer Academic Year (Unit 18-Non-Senate Faculty) level instructors to teach courses in the Department of Psychology, on a temporary basis should an opening arise. Applicants will be selected from this pool for teaching throughout the 2023-2024 academic year. The number of positions varies from academic term to academic term, depending on the needs of the Psychology Department. The positions are in-person and classes will be held on the UC San Diego campus. Candidates must identify the specific course or courses they are applying to teach and quarters they are available.

Positions typically start at the beginning of an academic quarter, and appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, performance and the Department's mandate to maintain intellectual diversity. Appointments for fall quarter are usually reviewed as early as the preceding January and as late as September. Appointments for winter quarter are usually reviewed as early as May and June and as late as December. Appointments for spring quarter are usually reviewed as early as October and November and as late as March.

Teaching Responsibilities:
We are seeking lecturers who can teach large courses (200 or more students) and small classes (~150 students or fewer) in the variety of subjects.

General Duties:
In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include (but are not limited to) managing Teaching Assistants, holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website. Those teaching large courses are expected to work with, meet with, and mentor graduate student Teaching Assistants.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in Psychology or a closely related field.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with prior research or practice experience relevant to the course(s) to which they are applying to teach and/or prior college level teaching experience are preferred, experience can be as a teaching assistant. Preferred applicants also have experience managing large classrooms (50-400 students), and have positive teaching evaluations.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03615

Help contact: sgllanos@ucsd.edu

About UC San Diego

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location

La Jolla, CA