The Department of Psychology at Eastern Michigan University announces an opening for a Full-Time Lecturer position to begin Fall 2019.
The successful applicant will receive a yearly contract (renewable on a year-by-year basis for 2 years, and then a three-year basis thereafter). For the lab coordination, the faculty member will meet with 16-19 graduate students each week to review the lab for the week, offer teaching suggestions, and trouble shoot classroom issues. The coordinator also teaches a lab section to understand the concepts and difficulties in teaching labs over the semester. The coordinator also handles student complaints and classroom management issues.
The Psychology Department has MS programs in General Clinical, Clinical-Behavioral, and Experimental psychology, an APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program, and approximately 900 undergraduate majors. The EMU campus is located in Ypsilanti, five miles from downtown Ann Arbor and 35 miles west of Detroit, MI.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach contractual load of courses as assigned by the department or school.
Assign and submit grades in accordance with established University schedules.
Keep posted office hours during the week which are scheduled at times most beneficial to students.
Provide enrollment data and such other information as corrected class lists, etc. as may be required by the University.
Engage in pursuits that enable them to remain current in their respective disciplines.
Confer periodically with the Department Head/School Director on curriculum and instruction issues.
Provide other support service to the department, college and/or university, if applicable.
Perform related departmental duties as required.
Candidates must have their PhD in psychology at the start of hire (specialization open). Candidates must demonstrate evidence of strong teaching skills (particularly in general psychology), and must show evidence of the ability to coordinate graduate student instructors who teach lab sections that accompany the general psychology offering.
Internal Number: 8982
About Eastern Michigan University
Since its inception, Eastern Michigan, first as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University, has grown and developed to respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University?s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan?s exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year.