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2023 Summer Session Lecturer-Human Development and Family Studies

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $64,329-$89,046

Application Window

Open date: February 27, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Mar 20, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Aug 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Temporary Lecturer (Summer Sessions 2023)
Position Description

Temporary positions are anticipated for lecturers in the major areas of Human Development.

A list of courses that may be available during summer session 2023 are below. It is possible that courses may be added or omitted from this list as the year progresses.

Appointment Date:
Several appointments are made for summer session. The number of courses assigned for each appointment may vary depending on type of course and percentage of appointment. Service dates are:
• Summer Session I 2023, June 26– August 4, 2023
• Summer Session II 2023 August 7 – September 15, 2023

Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach one or more summer courses for the Human Development program in the Department of Human Ecology.

Courses which may be available summer 2023 (subject to change):
Human Development and Family Studies:

Summer Session I & 2 2023:

  • HDE 100A Infancy and Early Childhood
  • HDE 100B Middle Childhood and Adolescence
  • HDE 100C Adulthood and Aging
  • HDE 120 Research Methods in Human Development
  • HDE 110 Families and Communities

See general catalog for the brief course descriptions:

Salary commensurate with qualifications, education, experience and course load.

Review of applications will begin March 20, 2023; open until filled. Interested persons should upload a current curriculum vitae, three reference letters, identify the courses which they are interested in teaching, submit reprints or other examples of their scholarly or professional attainments, statement of teaching, student evaluations, and statement of contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion to Criteria for appointment will be evidence of teaching excellence (or, for first time, relatively inexperienced candidates, the potential for excellence) in terms of (a) rigorous and intellectually challenging course content, and (b) the ability to present that material effectively, i.e., stimulating interest in and critical thought regarding the subject matter.

Interested candidates need to fill out an application


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• Appropriate professional degree [minimum requirement is Masters], e.g., in psychology, human development, or equivalent discipline.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

• Evidence of teaching excellence or potential for excellence.
• A developing record of scholarly or professional achievement in an area of expertise related to a subject area described in this announcement.

Preferred qualifications

• Ph.D. is preferred, e.g., in psychology, human development, or equivalent discipline

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • List of Courses - Please submit a list of courses you would be interested in teaching

  • Reprints or other Examples of Scholarly or Professional Attainments. - ie. include syllabus/syllabi from courses

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Student Evaluations - Please provide copies of student evaluations from previous teaching experiences. (Example: teaching assistant, associate instructor, and lecturer).

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
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