Full Time Lecturer in Psychology

Tufts University

The Department of Psychology at Tufts University is seeking applicants for a full-time (non-tenure-track) lecturer in Psychology to begin September 1, 2024. Primary responsibilities include teaching an undergraduate core course in statistics, teaching psychology electives in any subfield specialty, advising undergraduates across our five majors (Psychology, Biopsychology, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive & Brain Science, Engineering Psychology), and departmental service.  The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. (or be ABD, with Ph.D. to be granted before appointment start date) in psychology or a related discipline.  Special consideration will be given to applicants with a demonstrated professional commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion priorities.  Special consideration will also be given to applicants with a demonstrated ability and enthusiasm for teaching students statistics via R. Teaching load will be six courses per year, with opportunities for workload reductions related to service, training, and advising.

This is an academic year, benefitted, non-tenure-track two-year position and is renewable contingent upon performance.  Lecturers at Tufts University are unionized (https://access.tufts.edu/collective-bargaining-agreements) with the potential for long-term careers with promotional advancement within the Lecturer ranks.

Applicants should submit to apply.interfolio.com/132064 the following: a cover letter; a C.V. including details regarding prior teaching and advising; a statement of teaching philosophy and approach; teaching evaluations from up to three previous courses (including at least one evaluation from a methods and/or statistics course if available); three confidential letters of recommendation; and a diversity statement describing the candidate’s aspirations and potential for promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in their professional career.

Please contact Rob Kim, Department Manager, robert_s.kim@tufts.edu with questions.  Review of applications will begin December 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here https://oeo.tufts.edu/policies-procedures/non-discrimination/. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at oeo@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at https://oeo.tufts.edu/

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