The Department of Educational Psychology at the University of North Texas (UNT) seeks a senior lecturer to start Spring or Fall, 2017 with an established record of strength in teaching and service to support the Department’s academic, professional, and scholarly initiatives. This is a non-tenure track, three-year appointment, renewed annually pending satisfactory performance evaluation. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and background.


Minimum Qualifications: The candidate must hold a doctorate in an area closely aligned with Human Development (Child Development; Developmental Psychology; Educational Psychology or Human Development and Family Science with specialization in Development; or a discipline closely related to Human Development). Evidence of a strong teaching philosophy and student engagement is expected.
Preferred Qualifications: A record of effective teaching and service with a minimum of three years teaching at the college or university level.


The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the continued development and success of the Department of Educational Psychology Masters and undergraduate programs, specifically the Human Development and Family Science undergraduate Major and Minor degree. Specific responsibilities will include teaching four undergraduate courses per semester and participating actively in service to the Department and the College.

The University:

UNT is a Carnegie Research I student-focused public university. It is the nation’s 25th largest public university and the largest, most comprehensive in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. It is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to its more than 38,000 students while empowering the North Texas region through innovative education and research.

The Department of Educational Psychology prides itself on having an undergraduate degree in HDFS, two Masters, and two doctoral degrees. The department focuses on generating research, disseminating knowledge, and preparing a diverse body of scholars for leadership in their fields while enhancing the development and effective functioning of individuals, schools, and families.


All applicants must apply online at: http://facultyjobs.unt.edu. The search committee will contact references only after advanced stages of screening. Official transcripts will be required prior to employment along with a criminal background check. Questions about this position should be directed to Search Committee Chair Dr. Anne Rinn at Anne.Rinn@unt.edu or (940) 565-4037


Review of applicants will begin October 1 and will continue until the position is filled. A criminal history check and official transcripts are required before employment. References will be contacted after advanced stages of screening.

The University of North Texas is an AA/ADA/EOE committed to diversity in its educational programs.