University of Florida | Department of Psychology

Lecturer Position Search

April 7th: Phone interviews, using standardized questions, were conducted (by a subset of search committee members) with the 6 candidates identified in the prior meeting as most competitive. The full committee then met on 4/13 and unanimously identified three top candidates who will be invited to campus for 1-day interviews to include a guest lecture.

April 3rd: The Search and Screen committee for the vacant position of lecturer met from 9-10 a.m., reviewed a strong applicant pool, and identified a list of candidates with whom preliminary phone calls will be scheduled.  A standardized list of questions for these phone calls was generated.

Position Description

The Department of PSYCHOLOGY at the UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track, renewable Lecturer position in Psychology beginning August, 2017. This position is responsible for teaching undergraduate courses including, but not limited to, General Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Principles of Behavior Analysis, and Research Methods, in both online and traditional formats. The teaching assignment for this position is four courses per semester, with the possibility of large enrollment courses counting double, as assigned by the department chair. The position offers opportunities to participate in other aspects of our department and its governance, including research activities in one’s area of interest if so desired.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Advertised Salary: The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements: A Ph.D. in Psychology is required (area of specialization is open).

Preferred Qualifications:

Special Instructions to Applicants:
All candidates should apply through the UF Jobs website: must include (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching philosophy and experience with diversity, (4) example syllabus, (5) student teaching evaluations, and (6) and a list of 3 references. Selected applicants will be contacted for letters of recommendation. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on March 31, 2017, and continue accepting applications until the position is filled.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States must be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at