Academic Staff - Lecturer, Psychology, Human Development

Code: 014 Posted: 02/23/2014

The Psychology Department at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside announces a full-time Lecturer position in Developmental Psychology beginning fall of 2014. A lecturer would have a teaching load of 4 courses per semester. The teaching responsibilities would include PSYC 101 (Introductory Psychology), PSYC 210 (Introduction to Human Development), PSYC 241 (Psychology of Aging), PSYC 260 (Personality), and upper-level courses in the person's area of expertise.

The Psychology Department is committed to: promoting knowledge, understanding, and appropriate application of the scientific approach to Psychology among UW-Parkside students and in the communities we serve; involving students and faculty in collaborative research and scholarship which in part addresses community needs; and providing service appropriate to our training and perspective at campus, local, national, and global levels. The department offers a Certificate in Mental Health Skills and a Certificate in Human Measurement and Research.



  • Ph.D. or Psy. D. degree in Psychology or a closely related field
  • Demonstrated expertise in life-span human development (including: teaching experience of undergraduate human development courses and graduate-level coursework)
  • Demonstrated promise as an instructor, based on evidence of teaching effectiveness


  • Experience in teaching Introductory Psychology, Personality Psychology, Psychology of Aging, and upper-level courses in the person's area of expertise.
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively with students and staff from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses, advising undergraduate students; service activities to the department and university; and working collaboratively with the University Community. Working with diverse populations and non-traditional students is essential for this position.

University and Community: The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a comprehensive campus of the University of Wisconsin System with approximately 4800 students, 120 faculty, and 70 instructional academic staff offering 33 undergraduate majors and 3 master's degrees in 22 academic departments. The campus is located between the cities of Kenosha and Racine in southeastern Wisconsin, within the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor.

The university is situated on 700 acres of prairie and woodland approximately two miles west of Lake Michigan. Consisting of 15 buildings, the coherence and unity of the original campus design within its natural landscape has been sustained over four decades of development. Recent additions include a renovated and expanded student center, a 250 bed suite-style residence hall, and a greatly expanded and renovated center for the arts and humanities.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

It is the policy of UW Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Human Resources Office at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

A criminal background check and degree verification are part of the application process.

Review of Applications: Applications received by February 21, 2014 are ensured full consideration. The position is open until filled.

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Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.

Please be sure you have included:

    Letter addressing required and preferred qualifications
    Curriculum vitae
    Copies of academic transcripts (may be unofficial)
    Letters from 3 professional references familiar with your work
    Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness

If you have application questions call or email:

Connie Wheeler
Phone: (262) 595-2314


Contact Name: Connie Wheeler

Contact Phone: (262) 595-2314

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