Georgia State University — Lecturer in Psychology

Georgia State University anticipates hiring up to three non-tenure-track faculty members at the level of Lecturer, beginning August 2021, pending budgetary approval. The department seeks creative and engaging instructors who are broadly trained and can contribute effectively to undergraduate teaching and service, and provide leadership for curriculum development in our undergraduate program. Lecturers in Psychology are full-time, non-tenure-track faculty. In the sixth year of service, Lecturers become eligible for promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer. After five years in rank, Senior Lecturers are eligible for promotion to the rank of Principal Senior Lecturer. The College of Arts and Sciences supports faculty professional success through mentoring programs and representation of faculty from all ranks in college-level program development.

Preferences

We have teaching needs in multiple areas which include but are not limited to introductory and multicultural psychology, behavioral neuroscience, and research methods and statistics courses. Applicants with demonstrated effectiveness in teaching diverse students, engaging their critical thinking, and in applying innovative instructional techniques including high quality online instruction are of particular interest. Our department is committed to developing a culturally diverse faculty who reflect the diversity of our student body, so women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Department of Psychology 

Bolstered by a strong external funding record, high impact faculty publications, a diverse and large undergraduate major, and a nationally competitive doctoral program, the Department of Psychology (http://psychology.gsu.edu) seeks to advance both basic knowledge and applied scholarship using innovative and diverse forms of inquiry and instruction to address the most challenging issues of the 21st century.

About Georgia State University 

Georgia State University is an enterprising public R1 university located in downtown Atlanta, a global metropolitan area and one of the largest and most racially/ethnically diverse cities in the Southeastern U.S. A national leader in using innovation to drive student success and research growth and enrolling and graduating one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, Georgia State provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students unsurpassed research, teaching, and learning opportunities. Georgia State University is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity.

Application Procedure: 

Interested individuals should submit:

(a) A letter of interest that discusses their professional accomplishments and future goals, as well as their philosophy of teaching. In their application letter, applicants should explicitly address their readiness for effectively teaching Georgia State’s highly diverse student body, which includes many first-generation college students.

(b) A curriculum vita.

(c) Any additional evidence of pedagogical scholarship and teaching effectiveness (e.g. pedagogical publications, learning outcomes data, student evaluations of instructor).

Additionally, applicants should arrange for three references. A Ph.D. or equivalent advanced degree is required at the time of appointment. Submit application materials electronically to psysearch@gsu.edu. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2021 and will continue until the positions are filled. An offer of employment will be conditional on background verification. 

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. 

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