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Florida Atlantic University - FAU


Boca Raton, Florida

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Not Specified

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University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

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Date Posted:

October 15, 2018

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Instructor, Department of Psychology


The Department of Psychology at Florida Atlantic University invites applications from outstanding candidates for a permanent, non-tenure track position as Instructor beginning August 2019.

Florida Atlantic University, with its main campus in Boca Raton, FL, is a rapidly growing institution that supports the training of more than 25,000 students. It is one of the most ethnically diverse institutions in the Florida state university system, with status as a Hispanic-serving institution.

Successful candidates will share the Department of Psychology's commitment to an inclusive environment and to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Our community features excellent schools, a vibrant and safe community, and a sub-tropical climate conducive to year-round outdoor activities.

The primary responsibility for the Instructor position is teaching undergraduate courses in experimental design and statistics. In addition, the Instructor will be expected to coordinate an undergraduate statistics lab course that is taught by graduate students. This is a 12-month position and Instructors typically teach a 4-4 course load (or equivalent in instructionally-related activities) for each long semester and a two course (or equivalent in instructionally-related activities) load for the summer.

The Instructor will bring to the department an enthusiasm and dedication to teaching, innovative pedagogical techniques, and a desire to support graduate student training within this context. Finally, they will be expected to engage positively with the students, provide academic advisement, and support our culture of collegiality.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled


Minimum Qualification:

  • PhD from an accredited institution in Psychology or a closely related field required at time of application
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and support students from diverse backgrounds and cross-cultural communication skills preferred
  • University level teaching experience in undergraduate statistics and/or experimental design preferred

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position Instructor on the Office of Human Resources' job website ( by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and history, the names and contact information of three references and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic at.

A background check will be required for the candidate ed for this position. This position is subject to funding.

For more information and to apply, and go to Apply Now REQ04814

Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, or, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender entity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.

FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.


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