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Psychology Academic Job Postings

Lecturer (Unit 18-Non-Senate Faculty) Pool (2024-2025)

The Department of Psychology at the University of California, San Diego, is generating an applicant pool of Lecturer Academic Year (Unit 18-Non-Senate Faculty) level instructors to teach courses in the Department of Psychology, on a temporary basis should an opening arise. Applicants will be selected from this pool for teaching throughout the 2024-2025 academic year. The number of positions varies from academic term to academic term, depending on the needs of the Psychology Department. The positions are in-person and classes will be held on the UC San Diego campus. Candidates must identify the specific course or courses they are applying to teach and quarters they are available. The full list of courses offered by Psychology can be found in the online course catalog:

We are seeking lecturers who can teach large courses (200 or more students) and small classes (~150 students or fewer). Responsibilities entail the effective instruction of students, teaching classes in accordance with course objectives and published schedules, advising students on academic matters and maintaining an active interest in the advances/current thinking in their subject area.

Additional duties include (but are not limited to) managing Teaching Assistants, holding office hours, assigning grades, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website. Those teaching large courses are expected to work with, meet with, and mentor graduate student Teaching Assistants.

The Psychology Department is committed to creating an inclusive environment, one that is supportive of all individuals, regardless of background, and to nurturing and developing that talent. We are committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and we welcome applicants whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to this commitment.

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