Lecturer in Psychology

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Lecturer in Psychology
Job Description Summary, Duties and Responsibilities, Required Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications

APPLICATION DEADLINE: This is an open until filled search. First consideration will be given to applications received by November 15, 2017. Second consideration may be given to applications received by December 1, 2017. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (December 1, 2017) may not be given full consideration.

The Department of Psychology at The University of Rhode Island invites applications for a Lecturer position beginning Spring 2018.

This is an academic-year position, with anticipated renewal, which begins each September one week before Labor Day and concludes on Commencement Day the following May. The position is anticipated to begin in January (spring semester) 2018.


Teach three to four courses (or 12 credit-hour equivalent) per semester in the undergraduate Psychology program on URI’s Kingston campus with primary instructional emphasis on quantitative and research methods in psychology and secondary emphasis on introductory psychology or intermediate levels of psychology (e.g., behavior disorders, personality).

As needed, assist with development and delivery of new courses and online versions of current courses.

Hold regular office hours for advising and consulting students.

Participate in appropriate departmental- and college-level service activities as they pertain to assigned instructional responsibilities, including attending Psychology Department meetings and serving on the Undergraduate Psychology Committee.

Perform other duties as required.



1. Master’s degree in Psychology.

2. Educational background in quantitative and research methods in psychology.

3. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

4. Demonstrated experience working with diverse groups.

5. Demonstrated experience teaching diverse learners at college and university levels.

6. Demonstrated proficiency in oral communication skills.


1. Doctoral degree in Psychology.

2. Two years of experience in undergraduate teaching of courses in the areas of quantitative and research methods in psychology.


Union AAUP - American Assoc of Univ Professors
Status Academic Year, Full-time, Non-tenure-track, Limited
End Date of Restriction or Limitation

Department Information

Department Health Sciences

Gail Henriques
Faculty/Non-Classified Professional Staff Recruitment
Office of Human Resources

(Please note: Applications must be submitted directly online only at: https://jobs.uri.edu)

Contact Email
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded
Extension Contingent on Funding Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application:

(1) Cover letter including a description of how your qualifications match the requirements for the position.

(2) Curriculum Vitae should include the names and e-mail addresses of two professional references.

(3) “Other Document” Formal student evaluations of your teaching (as one complete document).

Posting Information

Position Number 107933
Posting Number F00055
Posting Date 10/04/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.uri.edu/postings/2787

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s degree in Psychology?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have an educational background in quantitative and research methods in psychology?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have demonstrated experience working with diverse groups?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have demonstrated experience teaching diverse learners at college and university levels?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in oral communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other