Temporary Lecturer in Psychology
University of Washington School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
United States

Lecturer Part-Time Temporary in Psychology


Position Overview


Organization: School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences

Title: Lecturer Part-Time Temporary in Psychology


Position Details


Position Description

The School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (SIAS) at the University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for one or more non-tenure track part-time temporary lecturer(s) in Psychology to teach one or more courses during Winter and/or Spring quarters of the 2019-2020 academic year. Appointments may be for multiple years (1-3 years) contingent on funding.



The successful candidate(s) must be able to teach one or more courses in research methods in psychology and contribute to courses such as introduction to psychology and other offerings in our curriculum (e.g., skepticism and critical thinking, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, etc.). The successful candidate(s) is expected to engage with culturally diverse populations in higher education, integrate evidence-based and inclusive pedagogical techniques and technologies, and maintain high expectations for student learning.


Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion in their pedagogy. Candidates must demonstrate competence in teaching and have, at minimum, a Master’s degree, or foreign equivalent in a related field.  The candidate must be a US citizen or have visa status permitting employment in the US.



To apply, please submit:


  1. A cover letter describing teaching interests and experience. Applicants should detail how their teaching, service, and/or creative work has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic fields; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further UW Tacoma’s commitment to equity and inclusion,

  2. Curriculum vitae, including a list of courses taught,

  3. A statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as sample syllabi and/or evaluations),

  4. Three letters of reference,

  5. Candidates may be asked to submit additional materials such as recording of a teaching demonstration.


Submit all application materials through Interfolio. Screening of applicants will begin November 20, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. For further information, please email Dr. Christopher Beasley (beasley2@uw.edu).


Consistent with our urban-serving mission, our campus provides a unique environment for the development of creative teaching, research and community collaborations. UW Tacoma’s commitment to diversity is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth. For more information about UW Tacoma, visit http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information,
gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

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