UNT System Overview
Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to
call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton,
the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas
Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based
exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to
transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are
growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our
system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.
Posting Title Lecturer (Continuing)
College/School College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Job Location Denton
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
The Department of Psychology at UNT is unique, in that it includes ~26 faculty
members who serve and facilitate three PhD programs and two undergraduate
degree tracks. The Department of Psychology educates over 2,700 undergraduate
majors and minors and approximately 110 graduate students, making us one of
the largest and sought-after departments. Our faculty have expertise in
research, pedagogy, training, and a range of psychological disciplines
including forensic clinical psychology, multicultural counseling, and
cognition. UNT is the only university system in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area that
is a designated Purple Heart University, Minority Serving Institution, and
Hispanic Serving Institution. For 4 years in a row, UNT has won the Higher
Education Excellence in Diversity Award. Our departmental mission is to equip
our graduates with psychological knowledge and skills for utilization in a
broad workforce and global society.
The department faculty have made a commitment to increasing the number of
faculty members from historically marginalized groups, especially faculty of
color. We have established formal and informal mentoring networks and
processes by which every faculty member can succeed, feel supported, and find
community. Lecturers will teach on the UNT-Denton and UNT-Frisco campuses.
Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education, those with
professional experiences working with minoritized populations, and individuals
with a range of life experiences that have challenged them to value and
practice inclusivity are strongly encouraged to apply. More information about
our program can be found at https: // psychology.unt.edu/undergraduate-program.
University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for a Faculty Lecturer
position to join the Department of Psychology and contribute to our
robust undergraduate and graduate programs. This recruitment is part of a
broader departmental initiative and investment where several new faculty
members are expected to be hired. The multiple-year and non-tenure track
position (3-year appointments) is renewable, with clear career developmental
pathways and dedicated mentorship to facilitate long-term advancement.
Successful applicants are expected to have evidence of teaching excellence and
demonstrated success with a diverse and multicultural student body. Candidates
with potential and interest in teaching graduate courses within one or more of
the department's doctoral programs in Behavioral Sciences, Clinical
Psychology, and/or Counseling Psychology are strongly encouraged to apply.
Faculty responsibilities include teaching online and face-to-face, developing
new courses, advising and mentoring undergraduate students, and sharing
An offer of employment for this position will be made dependent upon
Ph.D. in Psychology, or related area at the time of employment.
A record of teaching excellence
Demonstrated success with teaching face-to-face and online courses.
Experience with teaching a range of courses including experimental methods,
statistics, and/or social psychology.
Ability and willingness to teach several different undergraduate courses
including, but not limited to, cognition, health and development, and abnormal
Interest in, or history of, graduate-level teaching .
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Effective organizational and technological skills including Canvas, Microsoft
Excel, statistical software (i.e., SPSS, R, Python, Exel, SAS), and web
Evidence of commitment to diversity and equity in education among colleagues
and students, and through research or other scholarship, teaching, and/or
Dedication to ADA compliance and implementing 21st Century Skills into course
Background and/or interest in undergraduate student mentoring.
Desire to take service leadership roles and seek career development and
Required License / Registration / Certification
Area of Specialty
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are
committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and
state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University
of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on
the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational
programs and activities, and employment practices.
Driving University Vehicle No
Posting Number F622P
Special Instructions to Applicants
As “Other Document” please attach a diversity statement. Describe how you
incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into your teaching practices, and
how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive
learning community at UNT through teaching and service.
Review of applications begins January 10, 2021. Applications will be reviewed
weekly until the search is closed. Questions may be directed to Drs. Adriel
Boals (Adriel.firstname.lastname@example.org) and Krisstal Clayton
(Krisstal.email@example.com), Faculty Search Committee Co-Chairs.
Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/52188
Position End Date (if temporary)
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Documents Needed to Apply
References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
Summary of Teaching Evaluations
Statement of Teaching Philosophy