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Lecturer Pool (2018-2019)

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 27th, 2017
Last review date: August 31st, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: November 26th, 2018
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.

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 qualified visiting instructors (“Lecturer” title series) 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 2018-2019 academic year. The number of positions varies
from academic term to academic term, depending on the needs of the Psychology Department.
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 outstanding visiting lecturers who can teach large courses (200 or more students) in the subject areas listed below:
Lower Division (freshmen and sophomores):
(Introduction to) Psychology
General Psychology: Biological Foundations
General Psychology: Cognitive Foundations
General Psychology: Behavioral Foundations
General Psychology: Social Foundations
General Psychology: Developmental Foundations
Introduction to Statistics
Research Methods in Psychology

Upper Division (juniors and seniors):
Clinical Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Sensory Neuroscience
Social Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Behavioral Neuroscience
Social Cognition
Gender
Behavior Modification
Social Psychology & Medicine
Psychological Disorders of Childhood
Brain Damage and Mental Functions
Adolescence
Illusions and the Brain
Impulse Control Disorders
Parenting
Criminology
Psychology of Emotion

We are also seeking outstanding visiting lecturers who can teach small classes (~150 students or fewer) in the subject areas listed below:

Upper Division:
Clinical Assessment and Treatment
Clinical Neuropsychology
Psychology of Reading
Psychology of Language
Cognitive Development in Infancy
Social Psychology & Medicine
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
History of Psychology
Lab/ Educational Research and Outreach
Lab/Clinical Psychology Research
Logic of Perception
Human Behavior Laboratory
Evolution and Human Nature
Psychology of Consciousness
Tests and Measurement

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.

Basic Qualifications
The minimum qualifications required to be considered an applicant for the position include a PhD or equivalent in Psychology or a related field by the start date of service and relevant distinguished teaching experience to a diverse undergraduate student body.
The salary per course will be based on a minimum annual salary of $53,402 (per 7/1/17 salary scale) for six (6) large courses.
Review of applications will begin on December 21, 2017; the posting will remain open for the duration of the year to accommodate upcoming course needs and new applicants.
To be considered, applicants must submit the following documents electronically via UCSD's applicant tracking system.

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness (preferably teaching evaluations)
Diversity statement summarizing past or potential contributions to diversity (see http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html for further information)
Three references (contact information only)

Applications can be submitted at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01637

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Job location

San Diego, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness

  • 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 required (contact information only)

How to apply

  1. Create an ApplicantID
  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information
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