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Indianapolis, Indiana
commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Feb 14, 2023

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The Department of Psychology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) invites applications for a full-time Lecturer Position in Psychology with a start date of August 2023. The lecturer position is non-tenure track with a 10-month renewable contract. Candidates with a sustained record of excellent teaching and scholarship of teaching may be considered for appointment at the level of Senior Lecturer.

Candidates should be able to teach courses across the Psychology curriculum including, but not limited to Introductory Psychology, Statistics, Ethics and Diversity, and Capstone courses. Candidates who could also teach courses in introductory neuroscience, including Behavioral Neuroscience and Foundations of Neuroscience, are also desired. The teaching load for this position is 8 courses per academic year. In addition to teaching, lecturers develop and design curricula, supervise graduate student teaching assistants, and engage in service in support of the university’s teaching mission. Only candidates with a Ph.D. in Psychology will be considered (ABD’s will be considered if their Ph.D. will be completed before the start date). Applications from individuals in marginalized populations are strongly encouraged. IUPUI and the Department of Psychology are committed to the development of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for students, staff, and faculty.

The Department of Psychology has 19 full-time faculty, 700+ undergraduate majors, and approximately 65 graduate students enrolled in programs in Industrial/Organizational (M.S.), Applied Social and Organizational Psychology (Ph.D.), Clinical (Ph.D.), and Addiction Neuroscience (Ph.D.). We also support an interdisciplinary undergraduate major in Neuroscience with 200+ majors.

Lecturers support the teaching mission of the Department of Psychology, the School of Science, and the University. Additional information about the department may be found at IUPUI, the state’s premier urban research institution, is a national leader in life sciences research, civic engagement, service learning, first-year experiences, and assessment of institutional effectiveness. IUPUI’s nearly 27,000 students currently pursue Indiana University or Purdue University degrees across 17 distinct schools, ranging from Business and Liberal Arts to Engineering and Technology. Indianapolis, the state capital of Indiana, is the 14th largest city in the nation and is home to outstanding cultural institutions and several professional sports teams situated in a diverse regional economy.

IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. IUPUI has received the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from Insight into Diversity for seven consecutive years. We seek greater diversity in our faculty and staff to broaden students’ academic experience and to enrich our campus community. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, and protected veteran status.

Applicants should submit electronic copies of a cover letter, a vita, a philosophy of teaching statement, diversity statement and evidence of effective and innovative teaching and learning. Applicants should also provide the names and email addresses for three references when they submit their application. References will be contacted upon application submission by a system-generated email providing instructions and a link to upload their reference letter. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Dr. Debbie Herold (; Department of Psychology, IUPUI, 402 N. Blackford St., LD 124, Indianapolis, IN 46202).

Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.,

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here, which includes contact information. The Annual Security Reports, containing policy statements and crime statistics for Indiana University campuses, are available through Public Safety and the IU Police Department web sites at A paper copy will be provided upon request from Public Safety at

As the state’s premier urban research institution, IUPUI is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUPUI condemns racism in all its forms and has taken an anti-racist stance that moves beyond mere statements to interrogating its policies, procedures, and practices. We hope to identify individuals who will assist in our mission to dismantle racism so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at IUPUI.

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