Faculty Positions in Psychology - Department of Psychological Sciences

Job description

The Department of Psychological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) invites applications for a Full-time Instructor in the areas of Teaching and Service and a Full-Time Lecturer to begin in AY 2018-2019. Appointment as Instructor is a non-tenure-track rank within the regular, voting Faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences.  A Lecturer appointment is a non-tenure-track, one-year appointment, renewable for up to two additional one-year terms. The department offers Ph.D. programs in two areas of psychology: Clinical Psychology (APA accredited), and Developmental, Cognitive, and Affective Sciences; a Ph.D. program in Communication Sciences; a CAA accredited Masters program in Communication Sciences; and undergraduate programs in Psychology and Communication Sciences.

The successful Instructor candidate must have a Ph.D. in psychology, have at least 15 years of teaching experience including extensive experience with teaching discussion-based and writing-intensive courses, as well as demonstrated excellence in advising and mentoring undergraduates. Candidates will be evaluated on their potential to excel in teaching at the undergraduate level and provide service to the psychology program, especially in the area of undergraduate mentoring. The required teaching load is three courses each semester. The successful applicant should be qualified to teach Social Psychology, Health Psychology, Human Sexual Behavior, Psychology of Performance, General Psychology, and/or a First Year Seminar, which requires the instructor to be a generalist advisor, grade required written and oral communication, and teach in a seminar format.

The successful Lecturer candidate will teach 6 classes throughout the academic year (3 classes in both the fall and spring semesters) in the area of Psychology. Courses designated as high-priority include Introductory Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Health Psychology, Personality Psychology, Multicultural Communication, Adult Development & Aging, and a final Capstone course for upper-level undergraduate students. Other courses in the area of the candidate’s specialty may also be appropriate. The successful candidate for the position will likely have obtained a Ph.D. in Psychology or a related discipline.

Candidates should provide a letter of interest summarizing relevant experience, a curriculum vitae/resume, a short statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent electronically to Heath Demaree and Kellie Shaffer at [email protected]  Complete applications received by April 11th, 2018 will receive full consideration.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.




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Job No: J054
Posted: 3/1/2018
Application Due: 4/11/2018
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