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Type of Position:
Faculty – Non-Tenure
Day Shift (United States of America)
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.
The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
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Department of Psychological Science
Summary of Job Duties:
The Department of Psychological Science at the University of Arkansas invites applications for two full-time 9-month Instructor of Psychological Science for the Fall 2023 and with the possibility of annual renewal, subject to program needs, availability of funds, and satisfactory performance of duties.
Initial appointment may be for up to three years. With a student body of more than 26,000, the University of Arkansas is a national research institution located in Fayetteville, part of a growing metropolitan area of some 500,000 people which frequently receives accolades as one of America’s “best places” to live.
These non-tenure track positions will teach up to four classes per semester. These positions could be teaching both survey classes and/or upper-level classes. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
- Master’s degree in Psychology or a related field
- Demonstrated teaching experience in face-to-face format
- Ph.D. or terminal degree in Psychology or a related field
About the department:
Our department houses a large undergraduate program (over 1,600 majors), as well as two Ph.D. programs in Clinical Psychology and Experimental Psychology. The department has over 25 full-time faculty with a wide range of expertise in psychological science, 4 full-time administrative staff, over 40 doctoral students (PhD), and several postdoctoral fellows. The department is housed within Memorial Hall at the University of Arkansas. Memorial Hall contains four floors of faculty offices, laboratory space, classrooms, and a Psychological Clinic. The Department is also home to a major private endowment that generates over $250K/year to support its research mission. This endowment funds graduate research assistants, faculty research, summer pay for grant preparation, and other research-related expenses.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Pre-employment Screening Requirements:
Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture and climate that embeds inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.
Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
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The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
How to apply
Required Documents to Apply:
Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, Diversity Statement, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Proof of Veteran Status
Recruitment Contact Information:
Scott Eidelman, Search committee chair, at [email protected]
All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS
Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.