Instructor/Teaching Assistant Professor
- University of Colorado Boulder
- Colorado, United States
- Salary Not Specified
- Posted Date
- Mar 29, 2023
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Human Development & Family Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
- Employment Type
- Full Time
The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado Boulder ( http://www.colorado.edu/psych-neuro/) invites applications for two full-time Psychology instructors to begin Fall 2023. The Department has a strong commitment to high quality undergraduate education. We seek instructors who have proven records of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, who will also serve as leaders in helping the department achieve its educational mission more broadly. These positions include teaching 4 courses each semester (or equivalent load) and departmental service that includes active engagement in pedagogical initiatives within the department and across campus. The successful candidates will be prepared to teach General Psychology and several core courses, which could include Social Psychology, Statistics, or Research Methods. The successful candidate should also be prepared to teach advanced special topics psychology courses in their area(s) of expertise. We also encourage applications from candidates, including those with a multidisciplinary background, who have an interest in developing and teaching a lab and methods course, such as, but not limited to, Clinical Psychology. Applicants should have a PhD in Psychology or a related-discipline.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is the intellectual core of the university, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields. Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world’s most critical problems. The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom. The college is the academic home to the university’s 5 Nobel Prize winners, 5 National Medal of Science winners, 9 MacArthur "Genius Grant" fellows, 10 Pulitzer Prize winners, 51 Fulbright fellows since 2006, 21 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 10 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. CU Boulder is the only university in the Rocky Mountain region in the American Association of Universities, a group of the nation’s leading research institutions. The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience has approximately 42 tenure track faculty and 14 instructors. It offers separate bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Neuroscience to 3,200+ majors. The department also offers doctoral graduate programs in 5 specialty areas (Behavioral Neuroscience; Behavioral, Psychiatric, and Statistical Genetics; Clinical Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; and Social Psychology).
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
- These positions include teaching 4 courses (or their equivalent) each semester, departmental service, and active engagement in pedagogical initiatives within the department and across campus (e.g., https://www.colorado.edu/program/learningassistant/ ).
- The successful candidates will be prepared to teach a variety of psychology courses.
- Department priorities include the teaching of General Psychology, several core courses, which could include Social Psychology, Statistics, or Research Methods, and advanced special topics psychology courses in their area(s) of expertise.
What You Should Know
- We also encourage applications from candidates, including those with a multidisciplinary background, who have an interest in developing and teaching a lab and methods course, such as, but not limited to, Clinical Psychology.
The salary range for this full-time position is $58,000-62,000 annually.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .
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What We Require
- Applicants should have a PhD in Psychology or a related-discipline.
- A strong commitment to undergraduate education.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Statement that includes your pedagogical philosophy and best practices.
- Course Syllabus
- Diversity Statement, which addresses how the applicant has contributed to and will contribute to diversity and inclusion in teaching and service.
- Audio or Video Recording of teaching (5 minutes)
- Assignment Example
- Test/Exam Question Example
During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references. We will request the letter of recommendation immediately following your application.
All applications received before April 15, 2023 will receive full consideration; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.
Posting Contact Information
Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources
Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@colorado.edu
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