The Psychological Sciences area in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at The University of Texas at Dallas seeks candidates for a senior lecturer in Psychology. Applicants should hold a PhD in Clinical Psychology or a closely-related field. The search committee will consider outstanding candidates who can teach a wide variety of core courses, including large sections of Abnormal Psychology, and elective courses within the field of clinical and/or counseling psychology. Successful applicants should also be able to effectively mentor and engage master’s students in reflective supervision of their internship experiences.
The Senior Lecturer position is a full-time, non-tenure-track 9-month position. Appointments are renewed annually. Senior lecturers are expected to actively contribute to the School’s teaching and program development missions. In addition to teaching courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, Senior Lecturers in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences serve on program committees, participate in student development activities, and perform administrative duties as appropriate based on program or School demands. Senior Lecturers are also actively engaged in and visible in School and program events and activities. Teaching loads and other duties of Senior Lecturers are assigned based on needs determined by the Area Head, in consultation with the program head(s) and Associate Deans, but typically involve teaching four classes in fall and spring semesters, with opportunities for additional teaching during summer semester for additional compensation.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The preferred starting date is August 2019. Select candidates may be asked to present a professional lecture before an audience (similar to teaching a class) as part of the evaluation of candidates.
The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran’ s status, or sexual orientation. Indication of gender and ethnic origin for affirmative action purposes is requested as part of the application process but is not required for consideration.
To apply for this position, applicants should submit a) their current curriculum vitae, b) a letter of interest, c) teaching statement, d) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and e) the full contact information for at least three professional references.
An earned graduate degree appropriate for the academic discipline plus a record of productivity and professional achievement.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Earned doctoral degree in Psychology with previous teaching experience.
1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).
2) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
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The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.