Instructor Faculty Position - Department of Psychological Sciences

The Department of Psychological Sciences at Case Western Reserve University is seeking applications for a regular faculty position at the rank of instructor (non-tenure track) to begin AY 2023-24. The department offers PhD programs in experimental psychology and communication sciences; an APA accredited PhD program in clinical psychology; a CAA accredited master’s program in communication sciences; and undergraduate programs in psychology and communication sciences. Candidates must have a record of excellence and breadth in teaching psychology courses and ideally will have a record of demonstrated excellence in advising and mentoring undergraduates. Candidates will be evaluated on their commitment to working with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students; their potential to excel in teaching at the undergraduate level; and their ability to provide service to the department, especially in the area of undergraduate mentoring. The required teaching load is five courses per academic year (three courses one semester, two the other), with introductory psychology classes among those to be taught. The position requires extensive time devoted to undergraduate advising, especially pre-major advising of first-year students. A PhD in psychology or related field is required. Future promotion to senior instructor may be possible with excellent performance.

Candidates should submit 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement that includes one’s philosophy on teaching and advising as well as evidence of excellence, 4) a diversity statement, and 5) a list of three references. The one-page diversity statement should explain how one’s teaching, and/or service have contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within a scholarly field(s) and/or how individual and/or collaborative efforts have promoted structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also reflect on the ways in which the candidate’s continued efforts will foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at Case Western Reserve University. Please provide teaching evaluation data and preprints/reprints, if available. Apply to this position at: Review of applications begins May 8 and will continue until the position is filled.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. As a recipient of the national Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award, CWRU has been recognized nationally as a leader in advancing equity and inclusivity. The university and the College of Arts & Sciences at CWRU are committed to creating an inclusive community where all are welcome, valued and heard. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Case Western Reserve University strives to maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment. All applicants are protected under Federal law from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age and genetics.

Case Western Reserve provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity by phone at 216.368.3066 or by email at Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.