The Psychology Department at Columbia University invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline, to start either January 1, 2023 or July 1, 2024. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track, renewable appointment with multi-year renewal contingent on successful reviews.
Lecturers in Discipline are officers in the University who meet a programmatic need for instruction in specialized fields. Responsibilities include teaching lecture courses and seminars at the undergraduate level on topics in neuroscience and/or psychology. In the Psychology Department, teaching load is typically 2 courses per semester. Lecturers in the Psychology Department also serve as program advisors to undergraduates in the Psychology and the Neuroscience & Behavior majors, and contribute to the culture and evolution of these two undergraduate programs.
Candidates are expected to have exemplary teaching experience, documented evidence of pedagogical excellence, and an interest in the science of teaching and learning. Required are: a PhD in Psychology, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, or a related field by the date of appointment and a commitment to high-quality teaching at the undergraduate level.
We welcome applications from candidates with expertise in any subfield within psychology and neuroscience. We particularly encourage applications from candidates who can teach courses on one or more of the following topics: introductory psychology, research methods, statistics, behavioral neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, and clinical psychology.
Like the University itself, the Psychology Department is a diverse and vibrant academic community. We are especially interested in candidates who through their research, teaching, and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community. More information about the Department and our programs can be found here: https://psychology.columbia.edu/
A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.
All applications must be made through Columbia University's Academic Search and Recruiting (ASR) system. Please upload the following required materials: a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations), at least one sample course syllabus, and the names of 3 references who will be asked to upload letters of recommendation on their behalf.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Pay Transparency Disclosure
The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
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