The University of Chicago — Instructional Professor (Lecturer), Psychology

The University of Chicago Department of Psychology invites applications for a full-time Instructional Professor (lecturer) to begin in Academic Year 2020-21. The Instructional Professor (lecturer) will be responsible for teaching 6 quarter-long undergraduate classes. Assignments may include introductory survey-level classes and upper level elective seminars in psychology. We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach a wide range of classes in different areas of psychological science, including undergraduate level statistics, but the area of specialization is open. Instructional Professors (lecturers) are also expected to participate on occasion in co-curricular and service activities that help support the undergraduate teaching mission of the department.

The position requires a PhD in Psychology or a related discipline focusing on basic research questions in psychology, and a record of effective undergraduate teaching. Candidates are also required to show a demonstrated record designing and teaching courses to undergraduate and graduate students at a selective college or university.

Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago’s Interfolio website at apply.interfolio.com/73532 . 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, as well as syllabi from prior courses taught. Also, three letters of reference are required to be submitted online. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on February 28, 2020, and will continue to consider new applications until the position is filled or the search is closed.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

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