Instructor/Ast Professor Fixed Term - Department of Psychology
Michigan State University, Psychology Social Science
United States

Instructor/Ast Professor Fixed Term

Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Social Science

Department: Psychology Social Science 10038698

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location: East Lansing

Categories: Part Time (1-49.9%), Fixed Term Faculty, Education/Training, Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

Instructor/Ast Professor Fixed Term


Position Summary
The MSU Department of Psychology has openings for fixed-term instructors/assistant professors to teach online courses for our program evaluation master’s degree and certificate program. We are searching for candidates who are evaluation practitioners and have formal or informal teaching/training experience.


The review of applications is ongoing and continuous. Please note that a position could be part-time or full-time and vary by semester, depending on the needs of the department. It is possible that no positions are needed in some semesters.


Responsibilities include:

Teaching online graduate level courses in evaluation theory, methods, and/or practice. Go to for course descriptions.

Preparing course materials and syllabi, building on existing courses

Delivering courses online

Managing and grading all assignments

Following university, department, and course policies and guidelines

Attending faculty meetings via web conference

Being available to students for professional guidance (in-formal advising)

As applicable, reviewing students’ credit transfer requests by assessing, via syllabus review, the equivalency of a completed course and our program evaluation course


Appointments are initially for one year, depending on scheduling needs, but may be renewed based on demand and performance. Salary is based on an established compensation model.


Required Degree
Doctorate -Evaluation or a related field


Minimum Requirements
Advanced degree in evaluation or a related field such as education, social sciences, or public health. Master's for Instructor Rank; PhD for Assistant Professor Rank (PhD required by the date of hire).


The successful candidate must also have designed and carried out multiple evaluation projects and have teaching experience in a formal (e.g., university) or informal setting (professional workshops/trainings).


Desired Qualifications
Active evaluation practice as evidenced by an evaluation contract or position within the past 12 months
Broad understanding of evaluation as a field of professional practice
Membership in a professional evaluation association, e.g., AEA, EES, or CES
Experience teaching evaluation theory or methods courses
Experience with online teaching


Required Application Materials
Cover letter that includes a description of evaluation and teaching experience



Special Instructions
Review of applications will begin on January 21, 2019 and continue until filled.


Review of Applications Begins On




MSU Statement
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.


Advertised: Jan 7, 2019 Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: Jan 7, 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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