Oct 06, 2014


University of California, Irvine

The Department of Psychology and Social Behavior at the University of California, Irvine seeks candidates for the position of Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (Lecturer PSOE). Lecturer PSOE is a full-time faculty position designed for individuals who wish to focus their careers on teaching, professional activities, and University and community service. These individuals are not evaluated on their research. Lecturers PSOE are members of the University of California Academic Senate and have all the usual benefits of Senate membership, such as eligibility for UC Irvine’s attractive faculty housing programs, medical insurance, and retirement benefits. Like assistant professors, Lecturers PSOE are evaluated for reappointment and merit salary increases every two years and within eight years (or less) are evaluated for promotion to Lecturer with Security of Employment (Lecturer SOE), which has the permanence of a tenured position.

The Department is seeking someone to teach undergraduate courses in one or more of the areas covered by the department including health psychology, developmental psychology, social/personality psychology, affective science, psychopathology/clinical psychology, and psychology and law. The individual will also be expected to teach undergraduate courses on quantitative research methods, introductory statistics, and a writing-intensive, observational research course. Ability to teach graduate statistics or research methods is not required but would be valued.

To ensure that your application is given full consideration, files must be received no later than November 15, 2014. Priority will be given to applications received by this date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in psychology or related field and evidence of outstanding teaching. Application materials must be submitted electronically (please refer to the Employment link at the following website for instructions: Candidates should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a statement describing teaching experience and approach, evidence of outstanding teaching performance (including detailed syllabi for courses previously taught and teaching evaluations, if available), and arrange to have three letters of recommendation uploaded electronically. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion should also be included in the application materials. Please direct questions about this position to Toni Browning Barnes at

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

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