Lecturer / Lecturer Sr in Psychology

Arizona State University
Glendale, AZ
Closing date
Dec 11, 2021

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Allied Health and Social Care, Psychology/Counselling
Organization Type
The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Arizona State
University is seeking an active and engaged scholar who will assist
with developing and delivering the curriculum for the online
Chinese-language Master of Science in Psychology program.
program was launched in Fall 2020 with the goal of providing access
to graduate studies in psychology for learners located in China and
other Asian countries.
This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure-track
position with an initial appointment at the rank of Lecturer or
Lecturer Sr, to start in August 2022. The Lecturer or Lecturer Sr
position typically carries a teaching load of 4 courses per
semester. However, the teaching load may be reduced in the first
semester for onboarding and for allowing time to develop new
courses. In addition, course releases are allowed if the faculty
takes on administrative responsibilities related to the
About the School:

The School of Social and Behavioral
Sciences is presently in a period of expansion and innovation
around new initiatives and programs in Psychology, including
resilience, forensic psychology, and behavioral data science. The
School is home to online (digital-immersion) and campus-immersion
undergraduate and Master's programs in Psychology and Forensic
Psychology, and a doctoral program in Law and Psychology.

The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences is one of the
schools within ASU's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and
Sciences. More information about the School can be found at
and more information about the New College can be found at http://newcollege.asu.edu.
ASU is a new model for American higher education, an
unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial
energy and broad access. This New American University is a single,
unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses
positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and
environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is
inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that
traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than
80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's
fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural
diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more
than one hundred nations across the globe.

Our Commitment to Diversity and

ASU is a comprehensive public research
university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it
includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of
public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the
economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it

New College strives to uphold values of cultural and
intellectual diversity and to provide a welcoming and inclusive
environment where all can thrive, share ideas, and pursue their

Essential Functions of the Position:

Teaching in the M.S. Psychology Online
Program with administrative duties as needed:

Create instructional materials in simplified Chinese

Teach psychology courses and assist students in Mandarin
Translate course materials from English into simplified Chinese
as needed
Effectively teach, supervise, and mentor undergraduate and
graduate students
Assist with program-related administrative duties
Engage in service activities to support the unit, college, and

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate must:

Be fluent in Mandarin (simplified Chinese) and English

Have a doctoral degree in Psychology or a related field by the
time of appointment
A record reflecting experience teaching at the postsecondary
level in the field of psychology

Desired Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates who have:

Experience developing and teaching online courses at the
undergraduate or graduate level
Experience with online learning platforms such as Canvas
Demonstrated ability to teach broadly in psychology
Experience mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate
Familiarity with training and supervising teaching
Evidence of teaching excellence
Evidence of excellent communication skills
Educational background in: Cognitive, Developmental, or Social
Psychology, Statistics, Research Methods
Administrative experience related to managing academic
Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse
student population, including first-generation college

Application Instructions
Application Deadline:

The initial application deadline
December 15, 2021, at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard
Applications will continue to be accepted on a
rolling basis for a reserve pool.
Applications in the reserve
pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received
until the position is filled. A background check and official
transcripts are required prior to employment.

Application Procedure:

Only electronic submissions via
Interfolio will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be
considered. Please submit all application materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/98338.

must contain:

Letter of application, which explicitly addresses your academic
background and prior teaching experience, especially in the online
environment and in Chinese
Curriculum vitae with contact information, including telephone
number and e-mail address
Teaching statement, which specifically notes the three to five
courses you anticipate teaching and includes a brief paragraph
describing your approach to each course
Evidence of teaching effectiveness - e.g., student evaluations,
syllabi, peer observation, annual evaluations, etc.

Unofficial graduate transcripts
Names and contact information for three references (references
will not be contacted during initial review and will only be
contacted after candidate notification).

A statement with specific examples and indication of impact
that describes how your teaching interests and experience have
intersected with and/or will contribute to matters of justice,
equity, diversity and inclusion;

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions
which includes a criminal background check, verification of work
history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.
Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements - Under
the recent executive order issued by President Biden requiring all
employees of federal contractors to receive COVID-19 vaccinations,
ASU expects all employees, including new hires, to be vaccinated
unless they have an approved medical or religious
Proof of vaccination will be required by
December 8, 2021.
For questions about medical or religious
accommodations, please
visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion's
Equal Employment Opportunity
A background check is required for employment. Arizona State
University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis
protected by law.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on
campus security and fire safety programs and resources.
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU
Police Department at 480-965-3456. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Psychology - Lecturer, Location: Glendale, AZ - 85306

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