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Lecturer - Psychology

Employer
Eastern Washington University
Location
Cheney

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Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Working Title:

Lecturer - Psychology

Posting Number:

2022033FP

Classification Title:

Lecturer

Classification Code:

8209

RCW Exemption Criteria:

10 - Academic Personnel

EWU Position Number:

F99713

CUPA Code:

42.28 - Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

FLSA:

Exempt - Teaching

Bargaining Unit :

UFE

% Full Time:

100% during academic year

Salary / Wage Range:

CUPA

Salary Information:

The expected salary upon hire is $58,477.

Anticipated Start Date:

01/03/2023

Term of Appointment:

9 months per academic year

Location:

Cheney

County:

Spokane

Project Description:

N/A

Background Check:

Yes - Both

Level 1 User with Access:

Linda Moody

Responsible HR User:

Britt Pirker

Responsible HR User Email address:

[email protected] "inquiries only"

Job Summary:

Eastern Washington University’s Department of Psychology invites applications for two full-time, academic year, Lecturer positions, one specializing in clinical and/or neuropsychology and one specializing in clinical and/or health psychology, to begin January 3, 2023. The positions are renewable annually dependent on performance, need, and funding.

Responsibilities

  • Teaching a variety of undergraduate and some graduate courses to fulfill the needs of the Program and School. Final courses will be determined in consultation with the Chair for each of the positions, and may include Introductory Psychology, Stress and Coping, Research Method, Theories of Personality, Human Neuropsychology, Personality and Behavioral Assessment, Cognitive Assessment, and Practicum.
  • Engaging in effective teaching and assessment of student learning
  • Actively involving undergraduate and graduate students in research projects, and presentations
  • Supervise students engaged in applied experiences
  • 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. The candidate is expected to program specific committees and should be an active member in the department.

Eastern is a comprehensive public university. We are a driving force for the culture, economy and vitality of the Inland Northwest region. Eastern is a destination of choice for learning opportunities and professional achievement. Eastern has a proud history of providing education to a high percentage of first-generation college students, often from under-represented and lower socioeconomic communities. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer majors on the Bellevue College campus and online. The city of Cheney offers a safe, small-town atmosphere 20 minutes from Spokane, Washington’s second largest city, and outstanding four-season recreational opportunities
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.
Screening will begin August 3, 2022. These positions have a nine-month academic year appointment with potential for optional summer teaching. The contract is renewable annually dependent on performance, need, and funding.

About Eastern Washington University:

Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney and Spokane, Washington, with programs offered throughout the state and online with an enrollment of over 12,000 students. Eastern is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington reporting to its own Board of Trustees.

Eastern’s 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 11,000 residents 16 miles southwest of the state’s second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the Brand new Catalyst building and on the Riverpoint Campus which is shared with Washington State University. Eastern also offers program throughout the state based on the needs of the community. Eastern offers an array of bachelor’s and master’s degrees and one applied doctorate in physical therapy. EWU offers 135 fields of study, 9 master’s degrees, 12 graduate certificates, 39 graduate programs, 1 educational specialist degree, and 1 applied doctorate to more than 10,000 enrolled students.

Tribal Land Acknowledgement
Eastern Washington University resides within the traditional homelands of the Spokane People and other tribes who are connected through their shared history of this region. This land holds their cultural DNA and it is their Ancestors who are here and bring forth the knowledge of this place—the knowledge that comes from the land.

Diversity Statement:

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.

Conditions of Employment:

The required start date for this position is 01/03/2023. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 01/03/2023.

Position is based on the Cheney campus, and includes in-classroom teaching as part of its position responsibilities. As a result, this position will not be filled with a candidate who seeks an on-line only, remote teaching position.

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.

All new employees must comply with EWU immunization Policy 602-02 and provide proof of immunity or vaccination to MMR and proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before beginning work at EWU. Waivers for the immunization requirements are available for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs.

Note: Interviews might be conducted via Zoom (camera must be enabled). While we anticipate being open for in-person instruction for academic year 2022-23, should Washington State or university pandemic restrictions disallow for in-person instruction, then courses will be taught via online platforms, including Zoom and other technologies. Candidates must be able to demonstrate competence using these technologies.

Physical Demands :

Essential Functions Analysis forms (“EFA”) describe the physical and mental demands associated with our positions. If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Britt Pirker at [email protected]

Pre-Placement Physical :

No

Hearing Test :

No

Medical Monitoring Post Hire :

No

Protective Equipment :

University, local, regional and state mandates for public and personal protection should be followed as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • MA or MS in Psychology or Counseling or equivalent degree will meet the minimum requirement.
  • Ability to teach courses within psychology and specific to specialty areas, as demonstrated by coursework, prior teaching experience, research, and/or publications/presentations.
  • Mastery of basic computer skills including word processing, database, email, and other forms of instruction technology
  • Demonstrated ability to teach in online and hybrid formats using synchronous and asynchronous components
  • A high degree of interest in human and cultural diversity, social justice and experiential and community- based education.
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D., Psy.D., Ed.D. or ABD in Psychology or Counseling is preferred
  • Experience teaching university or college graduate level Psychology courses
  • Commitment to quality teaching and student development
  • Demonstrated ability to advise students and to supervise internship and applied experiences
  • Eligible for credential as a certified school counselor, licensed mental health counselor, certified school psychology, and/or licensed psychologist

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Flexibility
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail

Work Schedule Type:

Other

Work Schedule:

Schedule will vary from quarter to quarter to fulfill position’s responsibilities.

Posting Date:

07/20/2022

Open Until Further Notice:

Yes

Screening to Begin:

08/03/2022

Special Instructions to Applicants:

These positions have a nine-month academic year appointment with potential for optional summer teaching. The contract is renewable annually dependent on performance, need, and funding. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.

It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.

Submit your application materials through our online applications portal located here: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.

Position is open until further notice; Screening will begin August 3, 2022. All materials will be held in the strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.
Required documentation includes all of the items listed below.

  • Cover letter: please describe how you meet each of the required and preferred qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Evidence: Attach evidence of effective teaching to include teaching evaluations if available for the most recent two years. Student evaluations should not include the original evaluation materials, but should be limited to 3rd party summaries.
  • 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: please include a list of at least three references including names, title, organization name, phone numbers, email addresses, and their connection to you.
  • Additional optional links: if you have additional documents that serve as evidence of how you meet the qualifications, you may upload those items to the optional links labeled Other Document #1 and Other Document #2.

% of Time:

100

Responsibility / Duty:

  • Teaching a variety of undergraduate and some graduate courses to fulfill the needs of the Program and School. Final courses will be determined in consultation with the Chair for each of the positions, and may include Introductory Psychology, Stress and Coping, Research Method, Theories of Personality, Human Neuropsychology, Personality and Behavioral Assessment, Cognitive Assessment, and Practicum.
  • Engaging in effective teaching and assessment of student learning
  • Actively involving undergraduate and graduate students in research projects, and presentations
  • Supervise students engaged in applied experiences
  • 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. The candidate is expected to program specific committees and should be an active member in the department.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

Organization

Eastern Washington University is a student-centered, regionally based, comprehensive university. Its campus is located in Cheney, within the Spokane metropolitan area, with additional learning centers in the region and elsewhere in Washington State. Its mission is to prepare broadly educated, technologically proficient, and highly productive citizens to attain meaningful careers, to enjoy enriched lives, and to make contributions to a culturally diverse society.

Eastern Washington University will achieve its mission by providing:

  • an excellent student-centered learning environment;
  • professionally accomplished faculty who are strongly committed to student learning;
  • high-quality integrated, interdependent programs that build upon the region's assets and offer a broad range of choices as appropriate to the needs of the university's students and the region; and
  • exceptional student support services, resources, and facilities.
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