Full-time lecturer, University of Chicago Psychology Dept.

The University of Chicago Department of Psychology invites applications for a full-time lecturer to begin on September 1, 2015. The appointment is for three years. The lecturer will be responsible for teaching 6, quarter-long, undergraduate classes each year.  Assignments may include teaching in the University of Chicago’s core curriculum (in the “Mind” course) as well as introductory survey-level classes and upper level elective seminars in Psychology. The position requires a PhD in Psychology or a related discipline focusing on basic psychological research questions, and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.  We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach a wide range of classes, in different areas of psychological science, such as Developmental or Social Psychology, but the area of specialization is open.


For best consideration, application materials should be submitted no later than April 15, 2015.  Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled or until the application deadline of June 30, 2015. Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago’s Academic Career Opportunities website at http://tinyurl.com/pjwyqpm.  Applications are required to include 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae, and 3) a teaching statement.  In addition, as optional and if available, teaching evaluations from courses previously taught are strongly preferred.  Also, three letters of reference are required to be submitted online. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.  The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer.