Faculty, Non-Tenure Track, Lecturer - Psychology (one year only)

May 16, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Faculty, Non-Tenure Track, Lecturer - Psychology (one year only)

Position Category: Faculty - Non Tenure Track (FT)

Utah Valley University is seeking a faculty member, non-tenure track, for a one year lecturer position in the College of Health and Social Sciences teaching Psychology.

This position teaches an assigned 5/5 course load and designs, prepares, and teaches courses delivering content using meaningful and engaging methods with measurable course objectives.

Expected to teach, manage, and supervise individuals and groups in a classroom setting via demonstrations, discussion, experiential learning activities, and visual aids as well as provide evaluation of learning through written and performance tests.

Expected to hold regular office hours and maintaining a student-oriented approach to education.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an appropriate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content.
  • Demonstrate effective instructional pedagogy including teaching strategies and techniques.
  • Possess effective interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to manage, motivate, and evaluate students.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and consistently orally and electronically with students.

Preferred Qualifications:
Earned doctorate (or ABD) in psychology and evidence of excellence in university teaching, and potential excellence in scholarship and service. Specialization area is open, but candidates who can teach candidates who can teach some of the following courses are particularly desired: cognitive psychology, principles of learning, behavioral neuroscience, brain and behavior, sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, psycho-pharmacology, and research methods courses are particularly desired.

Physical Requirements:
Frequent standing, sitting, and walking; continuous ability to see, hear, and speak; Able to lift up to 10 pounds; frequent fine hand manipulation as associated with the use of a computer.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Benefits PT:
You may be eligible for a 3 credit hour or 1 class tuition waiver after 6 consecutive months of employment and a minimum of 475 hours worked. Dependents do not qualify for a waiver.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC23218 Behavioral Science Faculty 06/30/2018
Open Date: 05/15/2018
Review Start Date: 05/18/2018
Close Date: 6/30/2018
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the “Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date. Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/6699

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.