Visiting Lecturer Position – Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Visiting Lecturer Position – Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago

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,
2019. 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 Cognitive Psychology and/or Social &
Personality Psychology. Applicants who also have expertise teaching other courses, such as
Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods and Statistics 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 31st, 2019, when the review of
applications begins. Direct questions to the search committee chair, Dr. Gary E. Raney
(geraney@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.