Pool Lecturer - Psychology
College of Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities
The College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities ( CASSH )
includes departments and programs in the humanities, social
sciences and interdisciplinary studies, as well departments in the
School of Visual and Performing Arts ( VPA ). CASSH / VPA continues
the established liberal studies tradition of providing curricula
leading to the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science
CASSH / VPA is dedicated to providing quality innovative
instruction and creative learning experiences which prepares
students for future careers and education. More broadly, such
learning allows students to continue to develop meaningful,
responsible lives. Graduates of the college will have developed the
ability to communicate effectively, to think critically, to conduct
sound research, to understand complex issues, to use knowledge in
all aspects of life, to participate meaningfully as global
citizens, and to discover and apply carefully considered
CASSH / VPA faculty and staff are committed to maintaining academic
integrity and high ethical standards. CASSH / VPA, through its
faculty, students, and curricula, also is dedicated to advancing
cultural diversity. Furthermore, by developing partnerships and
encouraging professional connections, the college works diligently
to establish its membership in the broader community.
The academic community within the College of Arts, Social Sciences,
and Humanities and School of Visual and Performing Arts supports a
strong general education program, nurtures exceptional disciplinary
programs, and creates innovative interdisciplinary and
international programs, which together promote lifelong personal
and professional learning for every individual who comes through
Under general supervision of department chair, a person in this
position is responsible for teaching undergraduate and/or graduate
courses. In addition to preparing for and holding classes
[face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online], teaching involves
maintaining currency in the content area related to the teaching
assignment, evaluating students’ work, assessing student outcomes,
maintaining appropriate records, and holding office hours. In
addition, workload may involve advising students and/or providing
other service to the department. Other duties may be assigned by
the chair or dean.
The Department of Psychology invites applications from qualified
candidates to teach course(s) when the need arises due to staffing
changes or programmatic needs.
The department offers undergraduate psychology courses in the areas
of counseling, developmental, educational, experimental, cognitive,
and social psychology, and graduate level courses in School
Psychology. Teaching assignments are traditionally arranged for one
term but can be renewed based on program needs.
The Department of Psychology is committed to being an inclusive and
supportive learning and teaching community and we encourage
applicants who enhance our commitment to these goals.
Positions for undergraduate psychology courses require a Master’s
Degree in psychology or related area [except in rare circumstances
where post-baccalaureate certification or licensure or a
baccalaureate plus experience can be established as appropriate
qualifications for the teaching position].
All persons hired for Academic Instruction will be required to
submit all of their official copies of their transcripts to Human
Resources upon hire.
Doctorate degrees are preferred. School psychology
certification/licensure is needed for candidates who wish to be
considered for graduate level courses in school psychology.
Additional criteria considered upon review of applicants includes
relevant teaching experience, commitment to quality instruction,
and/or professional experience germane to the course content.
Academic (9 Mo)
Application process will consist of uploading a letter of
application with specific references to courses for which the
candidate is particularly qualified, a CV, and a contact
information document that includes the names, email addresses and
phone numbers for three current references.
Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special
need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring
Per UPS Operational Policy: TC 1, UW System requires reference
checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be
conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent
employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of
Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven (7) years.
UW-La Crosse does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa
sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally
authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and
maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you
have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at
Position Contact Name
Dr. Bart VanVoorhis, Department Chair
Position Contact Email
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identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing,
except that the identity of the successful candidate will be
released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
- I prefer my identity remain confidential and have read and
understand that if I am the successful candidate for this position,
my name may be released.
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- * Please provide your most recent employer, supervisor name and
contact information, including phone number and email address. (Per
UPS Operational Policy: TC 1, UW System requires reference checks
related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at
a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with
all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency
employers from the past seven years.)
(Open Ended Question)
- * Are you currently employed by or have you been employed by a
UW System institution or a State of Wisconsin agency during the
last seven (7) years? Please answer yes or no. If yes, provide the
institution or agency name, your supervisor and contact
(Open Ended Question)
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- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Reference Contact Information