1+ months

Post-Doctoral Scholar in Psychology

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Post-Doctoral Scholar in Psychology
Requisition Number FE03335
Working Title
Department Name 8E120:Psychology
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
Ph.D. in Psychology as of August 2023.
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Job Summary
The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY (https://psychology.as.uky.edu) invites applications for a two-year teaching postdoctoral scholar position to begin August 1, 2023. The primary responsibility of the position is to teach three undergraduate courses per semester. The specific courses to be taught will be chosen based on three considerations: the candidate’s areas of expertise, the candidate’s needs as a postdoctoral scholar to develop a range of teaching preparations, and departmental needs. Although most courses will be taught in-person, the candidate might be asked to teach one or more courses on-line.

The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in psychology and be prepared to teach a range of undergraduate courses. We are eager to further advance the diverse nature of our faculty.

Interested applications should apply on line at: . Applications must include the following: 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) statement of teaching philosophy and interests (upload as specific request 1), 4) evidence of undergraduate teaching success if available (upload as specific request 2), and 5) a statement on inclusivity (upload as specific request 3). As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, and working environment for all. In one to two pages, applicants should reflect on their commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity. In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Questions about this position should be addressed to Dr. Chana Akins, Interim Chair, Department of Psychology (ckakin1@uky.edu).

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted. 
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Strong potential to provide effective undergraduate teaching.
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

 As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

 Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Posted: 2022-12-14 Expires: 2023-04-19

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