Assistant Instructional Professors (2) in Psychology

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Work type: Non-Permanent Status Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Social/Behavioral Science
Department:16400100 - LS-PSYCHOLOGY-GENERAL

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Job Description:

The Department of Psychology at the University of Florida is seeking applications for two Lecturer (working title Assistant Instructional Professor) positions in psychology to begin August 16, 2023. These positions are full-time, nine-month, renewable, non-tenure track position. The Department of Psychology is dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. We particularly value candidates who engage students within and outside the classroom.

Although the area is open for both positions, preference will be given to candidates who are able to teach general courses in our Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience undergraduate track and/or Developmental Psychology, Research Methods, and other core courses. Successful candidates must also be willing to coordinate/supervise graduate students teaching a general psychology course. In addition, applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse undergraduate student population.

The University of Florida is ranked the 5th best public university and the 2nd ranked fully online Psychology Program in the United States by US News and World Report 2022, with exceptional research, teaching, and a university-wide commitment to diversity.

Advertised Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and the compensation includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Psychology by the start date of August 16, 2023.

Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online. Click on Apply Now at the top of this posting. A complete application includes:

  1. Cover letter that includes information regarding the candidate’s experience and interest in the position.
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of teaching interests/philosophy
  4. Student evaluations of teaching from your most recent courses
  5. Statement on the commitment to diversity in teaching and mentoring
  6. Examples of a syllabus and an assignment or assessment you have used in your teaching
  7. The names and email addresses of three references must be provided. An email will be sent to your references, requesting them to upload their confidential letter to the submission packet. Note that all application materials will be evaluated for contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and excellence.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.

The University of Florida is in Gainesville, a city of approximately 150,000 residents in North-Central Florida, 50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, and 67 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, and within a 2-hour drive to large metropolitan areas (Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville). The beautiful climate and extensive nearby parks and recreational areas afford year-round outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, and nature photography. UF’s large college sports programs, museums, and performing arts center support a range of activities and cultural events for residents to enjoy. Alachua County schools are highly rated and offer a variety of programs including magnet schools and an international baccalaureate program. Visit our website ( for more information about the Department.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. 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

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

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