Instructor, I2, Psychology - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

This is a full-time instructor for a non-tenure-earning renewable appointment of up to three years for the Department of Psychology and Early College. There is an expectation for summer teaching for Early College for additional pay. The instructor will maintain appropriate office hours in the UA Early College suite.

The Department of Psychology at The University of Alabama expects to hire a full-time instructor for a non-tenure-earning renewable appointment of up to three years (annual renewal based upon satisfactory performance review, staffing needs, and funding).
Minimum qualifications: MA in Psychology or related field; experience in teaching undergraduate psychology courses.

Preferred qualifications: PhD in Psychology or related field; experience in teaching introduction to psychology, teaching online courses, and teaching or working with high school students; and strong skills using Blackboard or other online learning interface.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) will be required to pass successfully a pre-employment background investigation, and submit official documentation of degree.

Position begins August 16, 2016.

Applications should include a cover letter outlining qualifications, a current curriculum vita, an unofficial graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendations. The cover letter, vita, and transcript must be submitted via the University website at Unofficial transcripts need to be uploaded as Other Documents. The three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Dr. Beverly Roskos, Chair of FTTI Search Committee, Department of Psychology, Box 870348, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0348 or

Deadline: Submit applications by March 15, 2016, for best consideration; screening of applications will continue until position is filled.

The department has 35 faculty distributed in four clinical (Child, Gerontology, Health, Law) and three experimental (Cognitive, Developmental, Social) concentrations. The University of Alabama is a student-centered research university located in Tuscaloosa, a city of 100,000 that was named an All-America City by the National Civic League. The University ranks among the top 35 public universities in the country and ranks first among public universities in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars.

For information visit the department website,, or contact Beverly Roskos,, 205-348-7942.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please upload an unofficial copy of your graduate transcript to the “Other Document 1” tab.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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  • Pre-College Outreach
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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