Psychology Teaching Postdoc
El Paso, Texas, United States
University of Texas at El Paso
Contact Stephen Crites
POSTDOC TEACHING FELLOW: The Department of Psychology at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral teaching fellowship position beginning September 1, 2013. Applicants must have their Ph.D. completed no later than September 1, 2013. Funding for the second year is contingent upon satisfactory performance during the first. We are seeking an individual who can further enhance and develop current technological innovations in the classroom by continuing to develop and refine our hybrid/technology assisted Introduction to Psychology course as well as transform our current traditional Psychological Statistics course into an effective hybrid format. The Fellow will also have the opportunity to teach a junior/senior level course in her or his research area (e.g., Developmental, Social, Neuroscience) twice during the fellowship (either as a traditional course or hybrid). Applicants should demonstrate experience with teaching and have the interest in improving and developing hybrid/technology assisted courses. The Fellow will also be supported in continuing either his or her own research or developing joint research programs with current faculty and students. The Fellow's duties will be to teach 5 courses a year.
The department has 18 full-time faculty, more than 1000 undergraduate majors, and more than 50 graduate students in MA and PhD programs (http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=6423). UTEP is classified as a Carnegie Doctoral Research University/High Research Activity, ranking 4th among public universities in Texas in research expenditures. Located on the U.S.-Mexico border, El Paso County has a population of 750,000 and is consistently identified by the FBI as one of the safest cities in the U.S. The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, vita, teaching portfolio, representative publications, and the names and contact information of three references. Submissions should be made to Employment website of the UTEP Human Resources Department: https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/search/2/. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about this position can be directed to Dr. Stephen Crites at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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