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Posting Title Psychology Lecturer Department DAL-Psychology-514200 College/School Job Location Dallas Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility ORP Eligible Additional Retirement Information

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The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for a full-time Psychology Lecturer, beginning Fall 2023. This is a non-tenure track appointment. The successful candidate will be a psychology generalist with the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate courses and to participate in continued development of the UNT Dallas Psychology Department, which offers a B.A. degree in Psychology and will offer a B.S. degree in Psychology (concentration in Neuroscience) starting Fall 2023. This new faculty member will also provide leadership in developing curricula and experiential learning opportunities, with internships in multiple industry sectors and service- learning throughout the community.

We are particularly interested in student-centric, innovative, and energetic candidates who can help lead the development of UNTD's Psychology Department through program development, student recruitment, community outreach, and potential student research lab opportunities. We seek a Psychology generalist who can contribute to the Psychology program by teaching a range of courses, including but not limited to Social Psychology, Statistics, Research Methods, Introduction to Psychology, Careers in Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Personality, and Capstone. This new faculty member will also be responsible for advising student organizations, developing online courses, and building collaborative relationships with area agencies, clinics, hospitals, and private sector entities.

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RESPONSIBILITIES : Expectations for Lecturers at UNTD include excellent teaching, and service, resulting in contributions equivalent to a four-course load each semester. This workload expectation can be fulfilled through a combination of teaching, service, and program development. Faculty are also expected to participate in such service activities as curriculum development, student recruiting and advising, program assessment, and committee leadership.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Master's degree in Psychology or other closely related field
  • Evidence or demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching
  • Experience in teaching a range of Psychology courses, such as Social Psychology, Statistics, Research Methods, Introduction to Psychology, Careers in Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Personality, and Capstone. Experience in developing collaborative partnerships in psychology sectors
  • Experience or demonstrated potential in building, maintaining, and supervising a broad-based student internship program
  • Evidence or demonstrated potential for excellence in scholarship and community service
  • Demonstrated effective written, verbal, and team-building communication skills
  • Preferred Qualifications


  • Ph.D. in Psychology or other closely related field
  • Experience in mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate research students.
  • Experience in curriculum development and developing interdisciplinary degree programs
  • Experience in building and supervising student organizations
  • Experience in developing and implementing service learning and experiential learning in curricular and co-curricular settings
  • Experience in promoting and marketing academic programs in the psychology sector
  • Academic experience working with a culturally diverse population
  • Required License / Registration / Certification Physical Requirements Lifting up to 25 pounds, Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate Area of Specialty Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

    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.

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    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit CV; letter of application outlining the applicant's interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; contact information for three professional references; and unofficial graduate transcripts to https:// For additional information visit https:// or contact Dr. Matthew Harrison, Search Committee Chair, at 310-709-4880 or [email protected]. Statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy may also be requested. Skype interviews of semi-finalists may be conducted. Finalists will be required to present a job talk and teaching demonstration.

    For best consideration, applications should be received by June 1, 2023.

    Position will remain open until filled.

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