Company Name:

Arizona State University


Glendale, Arizona

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Neuroscience, Quantitative/Mathematical/Psychometrics/Statistics, Social Psychology

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

September 6, 2019

Lecturers in Psychology

The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University (ASU) is seeking four full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure-track Lecturers in Psychology to teach primarily in the digital immersion (online) undergraduate and graduate psychology and forensic psychology programs as well as possibly their campus immersion counterparts. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in Clinical Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Forensic, Legal and/or Correctional Psychology; Neuropsychology; Social Psychology; Statistics and Research Methods; and/or Vocational Psychology. Teaching loads for these positions are typically 12 credits per semester (a 4/4 load), with the possibility of summer teaching.

The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences is presently in a period of expansion and innovation around new initiatives and programs in Psychology, including resilience, forensic psychology, and behavioral data science. The School is home to online (digital immersion) and campus immersion-based undergraduate and Master’s programs in Psychology and Forensic Psychology and a doctoral program in Law and Psychology. Since Fall 2017, the School has added two new tenure-track faculty, one new clinical assistant professor, and seven new lecturers in Psychology. This academic year, the School has been approved to recruit one new tenure-track / tenured faculty and the four current lecturer positions in Psychology.

Required Qualifications: The successful candidate must: a) have a doctoral degree in Psychology or a related field by the time of appointment; and, b) a record reflecting experience teaching at the postsecondary level in the field of psychology in the online environment.

Desired Qualifications: a) educational background and/or research or clinical experience in one or more of the following: Clinical Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Forensic, Legal and/or Correctional Psychology; Neuropsychology; Social Psychology; Statistics and Research Methods; and/or Vocational Psychology; b) demonstrated ability to teach broadly in psychology; c) experience with online learning platforms such as Canvas; d) experience developing new online courses; e) a willingness to teach in campus-based programs, if needed, as well as in the online programs; f) demonstrated familiarity with planning and supervising learning experiences for undergraduate and/or graduate students; g) providing mentoring to undergraduate and/or graduate students; h) experience developing, implementing, maintaining, and evaluating curricula; i) familiarity with training and supervising course/teaching assistants; j) evidence of teaching excellence; k) evidence of excellent communication skills; and, l) experience working successfully with a diverse student population, including first generation and non-traditional students.

More information about ASU’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences can be found at; more information about ASU’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences can be found at

Arizona State University is deeply committed to positioning itself as one of the great new universities by seeking to build excellence, enhance educational access and have an impact on our community, state, nation and the world. To do that requires our faculty and staff to reflect the intellectual, ethnic and cultural diversity of our nation and world so that our students learn from the broadest perspectives, and we engage in the advancement of knowledge with the most inclusive understanding possible of the issues we are addressing through our scholarly activities.

Deadline: October 21, 2019; if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until search is closed.

Application procedure: Applications will only be accepted electronically via Interfolio:

Requested material will include: 1) a letter of application, which explicitly addresses your academic background and prior teaching experience, especially in the online environment; 2) a teaching statement, which specifically notes the three to five courses you anticipate teaching and includes a brief paragraph describing your approach to each course; 3) a current curriculum vitae with contact information; and 4) the names and contact information for three references (references will not be contacted during initial review and will only be contacted after candidate notification).

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU's full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) and Title IX policy are located at and

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