Lecturer

Job Type: 
Other
Institution: 
University of Florida

The Department of PSYCHOLOGY at the UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA invites applications for three lecturer positions. These positions are full-time, nine-month positions beginning August 16, 2018. We invite applications from individuals who have expertise in one of the following three areas:

1. BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS. We are especially interested in candidates who can teach a variety of undergraduate courses in Behavior Analysis, including Applied Behavior Analysis, Behavioral Economics, and Behavior & Contemporary Society. We prefer candidates who have obtained certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst or are eligible for certification.

2. BEHAVIORAL and COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE. We are seeking candidates who can teach courses in Neuroscience, including Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, and laboratories in human cognitive neuroscience and/or sensation and perception.

3. SOCIAL, I/O or related. We invite applicants who can teach courses in Social Psychology, including upper-level courses, and/or Cognitive Psychology, and/or I/O Psychology.

All applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring of a diverse student population at the undergraduate levels. We are also interested in candidates who can develop and coordinate undergraduate experiential learning opportunities, such as internships and volunteer opportunities. A Ph.D. in Psychology is required at the time of the appointment. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

The Department is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activity, and social opportunities.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/listing/ and must include:

     a. Cover letter

     b. Curriculum vitae

     c. Statement of teaching interests/philosophy

     d. Statement on a commitment to diversity in teaching, mentoring, and research

     e. The names and email address for three references must be provided in the       application system. An email will be sent automatically to your references, requesting them to upload their letters.

Applicants who are qualified for more than one of the positions, need to submit only one application, and indicate which position(s) are being applied to in their cover letter.

Visit our website (http://www.psych.ufl.edu) for more information about the department. Review of applications will begin March 26, 2018, and continue until the positions are filled. All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records and reference checks. The final candidates will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department.

A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Minorities, women, and individuals from other under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. The selection process will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of Florida’s Government in the Sunshine and Public Records Laws. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).