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Term Faculty (Non-Tenure Track) Psychology (24-25)

DePaul University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 26, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are seeking to hire a one-year fixed-term Lecturer in Psychology, to begin in September 2024. Competitive candidates will have a PhD in Psychology (any area), and evidence of, or potential for, teaching and mentoring excellence. The selected candidate will teach 9 courses per year (3 per quarter), contribute to undergraduate advising, and participate in department service. Ability to teach Trauma Psychology or Industrial-Organizational Psychology is desirable. Ability to teach statistics and research methods courses is also desirable. Opportunities for contract renewal will be based on job performance and budget availability.

We seek applicants who reflect the diversity of our student body and the city of Chicago, are eager to work with a diverse range of students, faculty, and staff, and are committed to promoting an inclusive and learning-focused climate. We especially encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups, including members of minoritized communities, members of the LGBTQIA community, and people with disabilities.

DePaul University is an urban, forward-looking institution with national recognition in academics, research, and a strong social justice history and mission. The Psychology Department embraces this mission in both the research it values and its perspective on teaching.

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Competitive candidates will have a PhD in Psychology and evidence of or potential for teaching and mentoring excellence.

Application Instructions

For full consideration, applicants must complete the online application, which includes the following:

  • Cover letter (no more than 2 pages) detailing interest in the position and area(s) for potential teaching contributions.
  • Curriculum vitae highlighting (a) education and qualifications; (b) teaching experience (if applicable); and (c) service contributions (if applicable).
  • Teaching statement (no more than 2 pages) highlighting teaching interests, mentoring philosophy, and pedagogical approaches and innovations. This should include past efforts (if applicable) and future plans to promote diversity and inclusivity.
  • Teaching evaluations (if applicable).
  • Three letters of recommendation.

For full consideration, application materials should be submitted by May 15, 2024. Please contact Dr. Jocelyn Carter (, Search Committee Chair, with additional questions about the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

EEO Statement

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, martial status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement:

Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcomed and supported.

Required Background Check:

Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check.  Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check. 

Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:

Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire.  A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is a reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected.  For more information, please visit the following pages:  

Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)

Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act

Safety and Security Statement - Clery Act:

A copy of DePaul University's Safety and Security Information Report and Fire Safety Report is available upon request.  The report includes statistics about crimes that occurred on campus and public property immediately adjacent to campus.  The report includes institutional policies concerning campus security, sexual assault and other matters.  It also includes fire statistics, fire safety practices and standards of the institution.  A copy of this report can be obtained by contacting the Crime Prevention Office at 773-325-7775 or by visiting the DePaul Public Safety website at .

Title IX Statement:

Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities.  At DePaul University, the Interim Title IX Coordinator is Molly Lamping Fleck.  Her office is located in Lincoln Park on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue.  She can be reached at 312-362-8970, or


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