University of California San Diego Position -

University of California San Diego

 Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment

Academic Title:  Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (Assistant Teaching Professor)


The Psychology Department ( within the Division of Social Sciences at UC, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body.


The Department now invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position in Psychology.  This series parallels that of the research-focused series but with emphasis upon excellence in teaching and other instruction-related activities.  Individuals in the position are expected to provide outstanding teaching, as well as to engage in professional activity (including research on pedagogy) and service related to the pedagogical mission of the department and university.  This appointment confers membership in the Academic Senate, and, contingent upon promotion, tenure-paralleling security of employment.


Candidates will be favored who (1) have teaching expertise in statistics, experimental design, and other substantive fields of the psychological sciences, (2) have demonstrated superlative accomplishment in the classroom or other instructional milieu,  (3) show potential or demonstrated educational leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and (4) will contribute to instruction-related activities (e.g., conducting TA training, curriculum development, creation of instructional materials including on-line instruction, employ new technologies) at the campus, state-wide and national level.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in psychology, cognitive science, or a closely allied field.



Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.


Closing Date:

Review of applications will begin November 9, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.


To Apply:

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, links to any documentation of teaching excellence (including instructional materials developed by the candidate, summaries of teaching evaluations, on-line instructional segments, reprints of scholarly articles particularly with a pedagogical focus), and a personal statement that summarizes their past or potential contributions to diversity (see for further information).  The candidate should also provide the names of three to five referees and request letters commenting on the candidate’s pedagogical skills, among other attributes. All materials should be submitted electronically via UCSD's Academic Personnel On-Line RECRUIT at

Please apply to the following job posting: Assistant Teaching Professor– Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment


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