Professorial Lecturer Department of Psychology

May 07, 2015

Position Announcement: Professorial Lecturer Department of Psychology
College of Arts and Sciences American University

The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment for academic year 2015-2016. The appointment is at the rank of Professorial Lecturer for a 9-month full-time term position and will commence on August 31, 2015.

Applicants should hold a doctoral degree or have completed all requirements for that degree by August 2015. Area of specialization may include Clinical Psychology or Social Psychology with clinical interests. Successful candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching, such as very positive teaching evaluations.

The position will require the applicant to teach three courses per semester, including, but not limited to, introductory courses in psychology and social psychology, advanced undergraduate courses in research methods and social psychology applied to clinical issues, and graduate-level courses in cognitive-behavior therapy theory and research, developmental psychology, and psychopathology. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in Department activities and service.

Salary is competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval. Please submit applications by May 22, 2015 via: . Include a letter of application addressing teaching experience and interests, curriculum vitae, and recent teaching evaluations (when possible). Please request letters of recommendation from three referees who should post their letters directly to Interfolio by the application deadline. Please contact Noemí Enchautegui, (preferred) or 202-885-1773, if you have any questions.


American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit

The Department of Psychology has two Ph.D. programs in Clinical Psychology (APA- approved) and in Behavior, Cognition, and Neuroscience, as well as a terminal MA program. Learn more about the Psychology department at

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus. 

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