Visiting Assistant Professor - Psychology - Bellevue Program
Posting DetailsPosting Details Working TitleVisiting Assistant Professor - Psychology - Bellevue ProgramPosting Number2019010FP Position Information Classification TitleLecturerClassification Code8209RCW Exemption Criteria10 - Academic PersonnelEWU Position NumberF99475CUPA Code42.01 - General PsychologyFLSAExempt - TeachingBargaining Unit UFE% Full Time100%Salary / Wage RangeCUPASalary Information
DOE/DOQAnticipated Start Date09/16/2019Term of Appointment9 months each academic yearLocationBellevueCountyKingProject Description
N/AProject DurationN/ABackground CheckYes - Access to Funds or other items of value Department Information Level 1 User with AccessWilliam Shaw, Felicia JensenResponsible HR UserLori LivingstoneResponsible HR User Email [email protected] (inquiries only) Posting Text Job Summary
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 2019. This position is eligible for annual renewal.
Eastern’s 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.
- Teaching a variety of undergraduate courses to fulfill the needs of the Program and Department, including Introductory Statistics and Research Method
- Engaging in effective teaching and assessment of student learning
- Actively involving undergraduate students in research projects and presentations
- Advising declared majors and graduate students on Department, College, and University requirements; graduate school preparation; and career opportunities
- Participating in Department meetings and collaborating with colleagues to fulfill the missions of the Department
The typical teaching load is 45 credits per year, spread over three quarters, with release for advising and supervision of student research. The candidate is not required to serve on committees, but should be an active member in the department.
Information About Eastern Washington University
EASTERN is a comprehensive public university. We are a driving force for the culture, economy and vitality of the Inland Northwest region. Over 10,000 students, 600 faculty and 800 staff make Eastern their destination of choice for learning opportunities and professional achievement in high-quality liberal arts and professional programs offered in Spokane, Bellevue, Everett, and Vancouver, as well as on our beautiful main campus in Cheney.
EASTERN is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Successful candidate(s) will be required to pass a background check and show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. pursuant to U.S. immigration laws.
SPECIALACCOMMODATIONS: Eastern strives to satisfy all requests for special access needs for persons with disabilities. Requests for such accommodations are welcome and may be made by calling Human Resources at: (509) 359-2381.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.Diversity Statement
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 09/16/2019. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 09/16/2019.
Optional: A copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which describes conditions of employment, such as physical demands, may be obtained by contacting the Office of Human Resources at 509-359-2381.Physical Demands
N/APre-Placement Physical NoHearing Test NoMedical Monitoring Post Hire NoProtective Equipment
None anticipatedRequired Qualifications
- Ph.D. in Psychology; ABDs in Psychology may be considered, but the doctorate must be completed no later than 9/15/2019.
- 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, History of Psychology, Tests and Measurement, and others in area of expertise), as demonstrated by coursework, prior teaching experience, research, and/or publications/presentations.
- Demonstrated ability to supervise student research 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 access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
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.
Varies each quarter in response to course schedulesPosting Date04/01/2019Open Until Further NoticeNoClosing DateScreening to Begin04/15/2019Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application materials through our online faculty application portal located here: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu. Applications will not be accepted via email, regular mail, or any other mode of transmission. Questions about the position may be directed to the EWU Psychology at BC Program Director, Kayleen Islam-Zwart, PhD, [email protected] or 509-359-2380.
Screening of applications will begin in the 2nd half of April. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.
Required application materials include all of the items listed below.
- Cover Letter – please describe how you meet each of the required and preferred qualifications (if applicable)
- Curriculum Vitae – please include a list of three references as the last page of your CV, including names, title, organization name, relationship, phone numbers, and email addresses.
- Evidence of Teaching Experience – please provide relevant teaching evaluations.
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy – please describe your views on classroom management, student assessment, experiential and/or alternative learning, and student achievement.
- Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
- List of professional references to includes names, organization name, telephone number, email address, and their connection to you.
- Other Documents #1 and #2 (Optional): these optional links are provided for you to attach any other documents that will contribute to your application and will further substantiate your experience relevant to the position and its qualifications. This is an optional step, and what you choose to attach is entirely up to you.
Note: Letters of Reference are not required at this time. We reserve the right to request letters at a future date, and/or to conduct reference calls to verify employment experience, and job-related skills and abilities. References are not contacted until candidates are notified, and the calls will focus on the reference contacts provided by the candidate. The search committee will not contact other parties for the purpose of obtaining an employment reference without first notifying the candidate(s).Job Duties % of Time100Responsibility / Duty
•Teaching a variety of undergraduate courses to fulfill the needs of the Program and Department, including Introductory Statistics and Research Method
•Engaging in effective teaching and assessment of student learning
•Actively involving undergraduate students in research projects and presentations
•Advising declared majors and graduate students on Department, College, and University requirements; graduate school preparation; and career opportunities
•Participating in Department meetings and collaborating with colleagues to fulfill the missions of the Department
The typical teaching load is 45 credits per year, spread over three quarters, with release for advising and supervision of student research. The candidate is not required to serve on committees, but should be an active member in the department.Essential Function IndicatorYesPosting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
- Teaching Philosophy
- Diversity Response
- List of Professional References
- Other Document #1
- Other Document #2
- DD214 Form