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Instructor

Requisition Number:

44047

Location:

Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Faculty

Schedule:

Full-Time

Date Posted:

02-Nov-2022

Job Summary

The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado Boulder (http://www.colorado.edu/psych-neuro/) invites applications for two full-time Psychology instructors to begin Fall 2023. These are non-tenure track positions.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is the intellectual core of the university, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields. Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world’s most critical problems. The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom. The college is the academic home to the university’s 5 Nobel Prize winners, 5 National Medal of Science winners, 9 MacArthur "Genius Grant" fellows, 10 Pulitzer Prize winners, 51 Fulbright fellows since 2006, 21 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 10 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. CU Boulder is the only university in the Rocky Mountain region in the American Association of Universities, a group of the nation’s leading research institutions. The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience has approximately 42 tenure track faculty and 14 instructors. It offers separate bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Neuroscience to 3,200+ majors. The department also offers doctoral graduate programs in 5 specialty areas (Behavioral Neuroscience; Behavioral, Psychiatric, and Statistical Genetics; Clinical Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; and Social Psychology). The Department has a strong commitment to high quality undergraduate education. The Department also recognizes that academic excellence is achieved only by fostering a diverse community that provides equitable opportunities for all students, staff, and faculty and it is committed to creating and sustaining an academic and social environment that welcomes everyone and values their differences.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Teach four courses (or their equivalent) each semester, departmental service, and active engagement in pedagogical initiatives within the department and across campus (e.g., https://www.colorado.edu/program/learningassistant/). 
  • The successful candidates will be prepared to teach a variety of psychology courses. Department priorities include the teaching of General Psychology and several advanced psychology courses, such as Women’s Mental Health, Psychological Treatment, and Field Placement Internship. 
    • We also encourage applications from candidates, including those with a multidisciplinary background, who have an interest in developing and teaching a lab and methods course, preferably in Clinical Psychology.

What You Should Know

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to align with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

The salary for this position is $58,000-62,000 annually.

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be collaborative. Be impactful. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Applicants should have a PhD in Psychology or a related-discipline.

What You Will Need

  • We seek instructors who have proven records of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, who will also serve as leaders in helping the department achieve its educational mission more broadly. Successful candidates will be prepared to teach General Psychology and several advanced psychology courses, such as Women’s Mental Health, Psychological Treatment, and Field Placement Internship. 
  • We also encourage applications from candidates, including those with a multidisciplinary background, who have an interest in developing and teaching a lab and methods course, preferably in Clinical Psychology.
  • There may be a possibility to supervise therapy practicum for graduate students in our APA-approved Clinical Psychology program as part of the teaching load, so being licensed or license-eligible in Colorado is preferred but not required.

Special Instructions

​To apply, please submit the following materials:  
  1. Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.
  2. Curriculum Vitae  
  3. Teaching Statement that includes your pedagogical philosophy and best practices  
  4. Course Syllabus
  5. Diversity Statement, which addresses how the applicant has contributed to and will contribute to diversity and inclusion in teaching and service 
  6. Audio or Video Recording of teaching (5 minutes) 
  7. Assignment Example
  8. Test/Exam Question Example  
  9. Summary of anonymous student Teaching/Course Evaluations (if available) 
During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references who may be contacted to provide letters of recommendation.   

All applications received before December 1, 2022 will receive full consideration; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@colorado.edu