Position Title: Special Instructor of Psychology, Oakland University

Position Title: Special Instructor of Psychology

Job Description: OU COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICYCOVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all Oakland University students, faculty and staff.

The Department of Psychology invites applications for the position of a  full-time SPECIAL INSTRUCTOR, with a start date of August 5, 2022.  Qualified applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in psychology. We are seeking candidates whose responsibilities will emphasize teaching and service.  The successful candidate should have demonstrated the ability to teach Introductory Psychology, Research Design or Introduction to Statistics, an upper-division content course, and the ability to serve as instructor and coordinator for the department’s Internship/Field Experience. The candidate must also demonstrate competencies in serving undergraduate education through advising, program development, and study skill facilitation, as well as serving as a liaison between the department and other university student support services. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion. The successful candidate will teach three courses in the fall semester, three courses in the winter semester, and act as chief academic adviser for the major.  Special Instructor at Oakland University is a security-track position with the potential for job-security in the seventh year of employment.

Minimum Qualifications:A Ph.D. in Psychology is required.

School/College/Dept Summary:The Department of Psychology is a unit of the College of Arts & Sciences that has an enrollment of approximately 1,000 undergraduate majors and  50 graduate students.

OU Standard: Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.

Special Instructions:Please use this link (https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/23456) to apply for the position.  Upload the following documents for the application:  Cover letter (including approaches for supporting undergraduate student success), curriculum vitae, statement on teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and diversity statement. The diversity statement should describe the applicant’s interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.  The application system will require contact information for three professional recommendations.
For full consideration, please apply by January 21, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  

If you have questions or require additional information about the position, please contact Mary (Eberly) Lewis, Search Committee Chair, at eberly@oakland.edu. Oakland University is an equal opportunity employer, and women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.


EEO:Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.