Lecturer Position in Psychology
at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Position # 50219464
The Department of Psychology at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) College of Arts & Sciences invites applications for a Lecturer position in Psychology beginning no later than August 1, 2019. This position is a nine-month, renewable appointment with the potential for multi-year contracts based on years of service and performance. The ideal candidate should have a record as an outstanding teacher and hold an MA or MS in Psychology with the ability to cover a variety of undergraduate courses, such as Introductory Psychology, Individual Differences, Introductory Statistics, as well as other lower-division courses to meet departmental needs.
Our faculty demonstrate their commitment to diversity by working with diverse students and colleagues and applying a variety of teaching methods. The Department of Psychology at UTC (www.utc.edu/psychology), one of the largest majors in the College of Arts & Sciences, has 16 full-time faculty members with over 600 undergraduate majors and 50+ graduate students in the Research and I-O Psychology MS Programs.
Applicants should submit the following information to our online application system for consideration:
- Cover letter/letter of interest
- CV, including up-to-date, personal contact information (email, phone, etc.)
- Statement of your personal teaching philosophy
- Teaching Portfolio (e.g., sample syllabi from previous courses taught, evidence of teaching effectiveness, video recordings of representative lectures)
- Unofficial Academic Transcripts
- Names, titles, and email addresses for three (3) references for confidential letters of recommendation to be requested.
Applications must be submitted electronically through the UTC Faculty Career Site by visiting: https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/utc_faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=18000001L1
Finalists for this position will be invited for an on-campus interview and to participate in a teaching demonstration. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is the second largest school in the University of Tennessee System, serving a diverse student body of more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students through five academic colleges. UTC offers a unique blend of private and public school traditions and is a driving force for achieving excellence, embracing diversity, inspiring positive change, and enriching the community. Since its founding as Chattanooga University in 1886, UTC has developed a reputation for excellence built on an unusual blend of the private and public traditions of American higher education. For more than 83 years, the university was a private school. In 1969, UTC became part of the state university system. Today, UTC is on a journey to excellence - boldly embracing a passion for excellence in all things and focused on changing lives and transforming communities. The UTC commitment—each and every day—is to earn the trust and confidence of those we serve. Our goal is to make a difference in our community and in the lives of our students.
Chattanooga, the fourth largest city in the state, is located in Southeast Tennessee near the border of Georgia at the junction of four interstate highways. The city has received national recognition for the renaissance of its beautiful downtown and redevelopment of its riverfront. Chattanooga also has the fastest internet in the country. Home to the first Gig Internet in the United States, Chattanooga has a 100% fiber network that links every home and business in a 600-square mile area. Companies like Unum, McKee, U.S. Xpress, Volkswagen, Coke United and Amazon have chosen to set up shop in Chattanooga. Attractions such as the Tennessee Aquarium, Lookout Mountain, Civil War battlefield sites, the African American Museum, and the Appalachian Trail bring thousands of people to the area, as do events like the Riverbend Festival, Nightfall, Jazzanooga, the Creative Discovery Museum for Children, and the Southern Writers Conference. Chattanooga is the home to the seven-time NCAA Southern Conference Football Champions, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs. People who love the outdoors use Chattanooga as a base for hang-gliding, bass fishing, mountain climbing and caving expeditions; the beautiful Smoky Mountains and Tennessee River support the greatest variety of flora of any area in the United States. Chattanooga also has a long and rich past with regard to diversity, which includes Native American heritage, Civil War history, and the Civil Rights movement. Chattanooga is also just a two hour (or less) drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville, and Birmingham.
The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.