Visiting Assistant Professor - Psychology - Bellevue Program

Eastern Washington University Department of Psychology invites applications for a full-time, academic year, Lecturer with the working title of Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology and assigned to our program on Bellevue College Campus in Bellevue, Washington, to begin September 2017. This position is eligible for annual renewal.

The EWU Department of Psychology has offered a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology on the Bellevue Campus since 2008. The most popular of the EWU programs offered on the Bellevue campus, the 70-credit major is designed to provide students with foundation in the science and profession, with emphasis on up-close, hands-on focused experiences such as involvement in research and internships. Class offerings primarily in the evenings prepare students for a wide variety of career areas as well as application for graduate study.

We seek candidates with the ability to teach a variety of core courses and specialty areas within psychology, such as Statistics, Research Methods, Cultural Psychology, Theories of Personality, Social Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Health Psychology, and others in the selected candidate's area of expertise.

Screening will begin mid-June 2017. Materials will be held in strict confidence, and references will not be contacted until candidates are notified.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

The required start date for this position is 09/16/2017. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 09/16/2017.

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Psychology; ABDs in Psychology may be considered, but the doctorate must be completed no later than 9/15/2017.
  • Ability to teach a variety of core courses and specialty areas within psychology (such as Statistics, Research Method, Cultural Psychology, Theories of Personality, Social Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Health Psychology, and others in area of expertise), as demonstrated by coursework, prior teaching experience, research, and/or publications/presentations.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise student internships and directed studies, and advise Psychology majors as indicated by previous advising, managerial, supervisory, and/or leadership experience.
  • A high degree of interest in human and cultural diversity, social justice and experiential and community-based education.
  • Mastery of basic computer skills including word processing, database, email, and other forms of instruction technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs including universal accessibility of our students, faculty, staff and the public.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference may be given to candidates who also offer one or more of the following:

  • At least one-year experience teaching university or college level psychology courses.
  • Commitment to quality teaching, to students, and an active research program that involves undergraduates.