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Lecturer – Psychology

About Eastern Washington University:
Eastern Washington University, a regional, comprehensive public university with an enrollment of over 10,000 students, is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington, each governed by its own board of trustees. EWU’s 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 12,000 residents 16 miles southwest of Washington’s second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the innovative, energy-efficient Catalyst building and at Riverpoint, a campus shared with Washington State University. In addition, EWU programs can be found at select locations throughout the state, aligned with the needs of the community. Eastern contributes to the vitality of the region and the state through its wide array of bachelor’s and master’s degrees in over 100 fields of study, as well as applied doctorates in physical therapy and educational leadership, offering accessible pathways to career success and personal development to students of all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.

Eastern Washington University has been recognized for its commitment to helping undergraduate students learn, grow and succeed by Colleges of Distinction, a nationally trusted resource guide for college-bound students. The honor recognizes Eastern as a ’22-’23 College of Distinction (CoD). Money magazine recently named EWU as one of its Best Colleges in America 2023.

Tribal Land Acknowledgement

Eastern Washington University resides within the traditional homelands of the Spokane People and other tribes who are connected through their shared history of this region. This land holds their cultural DNA and it is their Ancestors who are here and bring forth the knowledge of this place—the knowledge that comes from the land.

Job Summary:
Eastern Washington University's Department of Psychology invites applications for two full-time, academic year, Lecturer positions specializing in clinical and/or neuropsychology, and/or specializing in clinical and/or health psychology, to begin January 2, 2024. The position is renewable annually dependent on performance, need, and funding.

Responsibilities

  • Teaching a variety of undergraduate and some graduate courses to fulfill the needs of the Programs and School. Final courses will be determined in consultation with the Chair for each of the positions, and may include Introductory Psychology, Stress and Coping, Health Psychology Research Method, Theories of Personality, Human Neuropsychology, Personality and Behavioral Assessment, Cognitive Assessment, and Practicum.
  • Engaging in effective teaching and assessment of student learning
  • Actively involving undergraduate and graduate students in research projects, and presentations
  • Supervise students engaged in applied experiences
  • Participating in Department meetings and collaborating with colleagues to fulfill the missions of the Department

The typical teaching load is 45 credits per year, spread over three quarters. The candidate is expected to program specific committees and should be an active member in the department.

Eastern is a comprehensive public university. We are a driving force for the culture, economy and vitality of the Inland Northwest region. Eastern is a destination of choice for learning opportunities and professional achievement. Eastern has a proud history of providing education to a high percentage of first-generation college students, often from under-represented and lower socioeconomic communities. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer majors on the Bellevue College campus and online. The city of Cheney offers a safe, small-town atmosphere 20 minutes from Spokane, Washington's second largest city, and outstanding four-season recreational opportunities
Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Screening will begin immediately. This position has a nine-month academic year appointment with potential for optional summer teaching. The contract is renewable annually dependent on performance, need, and funding.

On top of salary, the university offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses. For additional information regarding insurance benefits please see our Benefits page: https://inside.ewu.edu/hr/benefits/insurance/.

Required Qualifications:

  • MA or MS in Psychology or Counseling or equivalent degree will meet the minimum requirement.
  • Ability to teach courses within psychology and specific to specialty areas, as demonstrated by coursework, prior teaching experience, research, and/or publications/presentations.
  • Mastery of basic computer skills including word processing, database, email, and other forms of instruction technology
  • Demonstrated ability to teach in online and hybrid formats using synchronous and asynchronous components.
  • A high degree of interest in human and cultural diversity, social justice and experiential and community- based education.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D., Psy.D., Ed.D. or ABD in Psychology or Counseling is preferred
  • Experience teaching university or college graduate level Psychology courses
  • Commitment to quality teaching and student development
  • Demonstrated ability to advise students and to supervise internship and applied experiences
  • Eligible for credential as a certified school counselor, licensed mental health counselor, certified school psychology, and/or licensed psychologist

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Flexibility
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail

Job Duties:
% of Time: 100
Responsibility / Duty:

  • Teaching a variety of undergraduate and some graduate courses to fulfill the needs of the Program and School. Final courses will be determined in consultation with the Chair for each of the positions, and may include Introductory Psychology, Stress and Coping, Research Method, Theories of Personality, Human Neuropsychology, Personality and Behavioral Assessment, Cognitive Assessment, and Practicum.
  • Engaging in effective teaching and assessment of student learning
  • Actively involving undergraduate and graduate students in research projects, and presentations
  • Supervise students engaged in applied experiences
  • Participating in Department meetings and collaborating with colleagues to fulfill the missions of the Department

The typical teaching load is 45 credits per year, spread over three quarters. The candidate is expected to program specific committees and should be an active member in the department.
Essential Function Indicator: Yes

Conditions of Employment:
The required start date for this position is 01/02/2024. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 01/02/2024.

Position is based on the Cheney campus, and includes in-classroom teaching as part of its position responsibilities. As a result, this position will not be filled with a candidate who seeks an on-line only, remote teaching position.

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.

Upon hire you must complete required DEI, Hazing, Harassment and Title IX training, and other federal, state & university mandated trainings. You can access the online training at https://inside.ewu.edu/hr/training/orientation/ or complete the training in person or via Zoom. In person and Zoom training opportunities will be posted on InsideEWU and are listed on Human Resources’ https://inside.ewu.edu/hr/training/.

All new employees must comply with EWU Immunization Policy 602-02 and provide proof of immunity or vaccination to MMR before beginning work at EWU. Waivers for the immunization requirements are available for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs.

Note: Interviews might be conducted via Zoom (camera must be enabled).
Salary Information: The expected salary upon hire is $58,477.

Posting Date: 10/02/2023
Open Until Further Notice: Yes
Closing Date:
Screening to Begin: Immediately

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit your application materials through our online applications portal provided below. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.

To apply, visit https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu/postings/11359

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.

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About Eastern Washington University

Our Mission:

We inspire respect, inclusion, integrity and excellence in all we do.

 

People. We must respect all people by providing opportunity, empowerment, challenge and appropriate rewards.

Integrity. We must be truthful, trustworthy, and ethical.

Collaboration. We must work effectively with others involving all affected parties with the University in all processes to achieve meaningful and lasting results.

Customer Orientation. We must strive to set challenging goals which provide quality service to students and/or internal customers, focus on output, and assume responsibility.

 

Eastern Washington University, a regional, comprehensive public university with an enrollment of over 10,000 students, is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington, each governed by its own board of trustees. EWU’s 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 12,000 residents 16 miles southwest of Washington’s second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the innovative, energy-efficient Catalyst building and at Riverpoint, a campus shared with Washington State University. In addition, EWU programs can be found at select locations throughout the state, aligned with the needs of the community. Eastern contributes to the vitality of the region and the state through its wide array of bachelor’s and master’s degrees in over 100 fields of study, as well as applied doctorates in physical therapy and educational leadership, offering accessible pathways to career success and personal development to students of all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.

Tribal Land Acknowledgement
Eastern Washington University resides within the traditional homelands of the Spokane People and other tribes who are connected through their shared history of this region. This land holds their cultural DNA and it is their Ancestors who are here and bring forth the knowledge of this place—the knowledge that comes from the land.

 

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.