Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Position Details

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting TitleLecturerDepartmentDAL-Sociology & Psychology-514200College/SchoolJob LocationDallasFull Time/Part TimeFull-TimeSalary InformationDepartment Summary

Lecturer of Neuroscience, Health Psychology, Research Methods, or Statistics

Position Summary

The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for a full-time Psychology Lecturer in the areas of Neuroscience, Health Psychology, Research Methods, or Statistics beginning Fall 2020. This is a non-tenure track appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to achieve excellence in teaching and to participate in continued development of the UNT Dallas Psychology Department, which offers a B.A. degree in Psychology. This new faculty member will also provide leadership in developing curricula and experiential learning opportunities, with internships in multiple industry sectors and service-learning throughout the community.

We are particularly interested in student-centric, innovative, and energetic candidates who can help lead the development of UNTD’s Psychology Department through program development, student recruitment, community outreach, and potential student research lab opportunities. We seek a Psychology specialist who can contribute to the Psychology program by teaching courses specific to neuroscience, health psychology, research methods, statistics, and/or biological psychology. This new faculty member will also be responsible for advising student organizations, developing online courses, and building collaborative relationships with area agencies, clinics, hospitals, and private sector entities.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Expectations for Lecturers at UNTD include excellent teaching, and service, resulting in contributions equivalent to a four-course load each semester. This workload expectation can be fulfilled through a combination of teaching, service, and program development. Faculty are also expected to participate in such service activities as curriculum development, student recruiting and advising, program assessment, and committee leadership.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Master’s degree in Psychology or other closely related field
  • Evidence or demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching
  • Experience in teaching Psychology courses specific to health psychology, neuroscience, research methods, biopsychology, and/or statistics
  • Experience in developing collaborative partnerships in psychology sectors
  • Experience or demonstrated potential in building, maintaining, and supervising a broad-based student internship program
  • Evidence or demonstrated potential for excellence in scholarship and community service
  • Demonstrated effective written, verbal, and team-building communication skills
Preferred Qualifications


  • Ph.D. in Psychology or other closely related field
  • Experience in mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate research students.
  • Experience in curriculum development and developing interdisciplinary degree programs
  • Experience in building and supervising student organizations
  • Experience in developing and implementing service learning and experiential learning in curricular and co-curricular settings
  • Experience in promoting and marketing academic programs in the psychology sector
  • Academic experience working with a culturally diverse population
Required License / Registration / CertificationPhysical RequirementsCarrying, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Walking, Writing, Talk or HearArea of SpecialtySecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Driving University VehicleNoPosting NumberF128PSpecial Instructions to Applicants

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit CV; letter of application outlining the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; contact information for three professional references; and unofficial graduate transcripts to http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/. For additional information visit http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com or contact Dr. Priya Eimerbrink, Program Coordinator for the Department of Psychology at, 972-338-1568 or Priya.Eimerbrink@untdallas.edu. Statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy may also be requested. Skype interviews of semi-finalists may be conducted. Finalists will be required to present a job talk and teaching demonstration.

For best consideration, applications should be received by February 29, 2020.
Position will remain open until filled.
Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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    Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Transcripts
    4. List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references
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