Job ID: 186027

Visiting Lecturer

University of North Texas

  • May 20, 2022
  • Visiting Lecturer
  • UNT-Psychology-122500
  • University of North Texas
    Denton, TX
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Psychology - General

Department Summary
UNT is a Carnegie-designated Tier One research university that is in Denton, Texas, which is north of the Dallas/Fort Worth/Denton Metroplex, which is the most populous metropolitan area for both Texas and the South, and the fourth largest metropolitan area in the U.S. UNT Denton, as the flagship research campus of the UNT System, has over 42,000 students including more than 8,000 graduate students. The Department of Psychology at UNT is unique, in that it includes ~26 faculty members who serve and facilitate three PhD programs and two undergraduate degree tracks. The Department of Psychology educates over 2,700 undergraduate majors and minors and approximately 110 graduate students, making us one of the largest and sought-after departments. Our faculty have expertise in research, pedagogy, training, and a range of psychological disciplines including forensic clinical psychology, multicultural counseling, and cognition. UNT is the only university system in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area that is a designated Purple Heart University, Minority Serving Institution, and Hispanic Serving Institution. For 4 years in a row, UNT has won the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award. Our departmental mission is to equip our graduates with psychological knowledge and skills for utilization in a broad workforce and global society.

The department faculty have made a commitment to increasing the number of faculty members from historically marginalized groups, such as faculty of color. We have established formal and informal mentoring networks and processes by which every faculty member can succeed, feel supported, and find community. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education, those with professional experiences working with minoritized populations, and individuals with a range of life experiences that have challenged them to value and practice inclusivity are strongly encouraged to apply. More information about our program can be found at

UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.

Position Summary
The Department of Psychology at the University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for a 9-month temporary non-tenure track position as a lecturer, starting in Fall 2022. Responsibilities include teaching an equivalent of four courses face-to-face and serving on faculty committees, as appropriate. Opportunities for summer teaching depend on funding availability and the teaching needs of the department. Reappointment may be considered, depending upon performance and budgetary approval.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Psychology, or related area at the time of employment.
A commitment to teaching excellence

Preferred Qualifications
Interest in, and experience with, teaching and/or supervising a racially, ethnically, and multiculturally diverse student body.
Evidence of teaching excellence.
Excellent written and oral communication skills

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