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2023-24 Psychology Temporary Lecturers

Position overview

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

Application Window

Open date: April 24, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, May 15, 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: Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 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

Position:

Lecturer positions in the Department of Psychology for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Description:

Duties will include teaching in lower division general psychology and research methods, or in one of the following areas at the upper division level: developmental, psychobiology, social-personality, psychological disorders, or perception-cognition.

In addition to teaching duties, must hold regularly scheduled office hours a minimum of two hours per week to provide the opportunity for consultations with students outside of the classroom.

Qualifications:
The department is looking for recent Ph.D.s in Psychology or a comparable degree. Those with previous teaching experience are also considered. We will prioritize recent and current graduate students who have worked closely with the Psychology program at UC Davis. Preference is given to candidates who have experience with remote testing and various instructional technology. Candidate must be eligible to work in the USA.

Dates Available:

Fall Quarter 2023 – September 25 through December 15, 2023
Winter Quarter 2024 – January 5 through March 22, 2024
Spring Quarter 2024 – March 28 through June 13, 2024

If you have any questions, please contact:
ycpersonnel@ucdavis.edu

The University of California, Davis, and the Department of Psychology are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Applicants internal to the UC Davis Department of Psychology who had an appointment in 2022-2023 and apply by the “Initial Review Date” of May 15th, 2023, will be considered prior to all other applicants.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D., in Psychology or a related field.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Those with previous college and university teaching experience, who can document teaching excellence, with demonstrated effective teaching in courses to be taught. Candidate must be eligible to work in the USA

Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)

The department is looking for recent Ph.D.s in Psychology or a comparable degree. We will prioritize recent and current graduate students who have worked closely with the Psychology program at UC Davis. Preference is given to candidates who have experience with remote testing and various instructional technology

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

  • 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 https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

  • Student Evaluations of Teaching

  • Course Expertise and Justification - Specify the course number for which you would like to be considered. (Catalog: https://ucdavis.pubs.curricunet.com/Catalog/psc-courses-sc). Note the justification for your ability to teach each course (i.e., seminars taken, previous courses taught, etc.)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05646

Help contact: ycpersonnel@ucdavis.edu

About UC Davis

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals’ with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

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As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location

Davis, CA