The Educational Psychology Program at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a Visiting Lecturer III beginning August 2023. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the broad areas of learning, academic motivation, developmental psychology, and introductory statistics, assessment, and research methods. The expected teaching load for the position is four courses per semester. Salary will be commensurate with experience and education.
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in educational psychology, or related field, by appointment start date. Evidence teaching undergraduate or graduate courses related to educational psychology.
Preferred Qualifications: Potential for coordinating multiple sections of a course; experience teaching graduate or undergraduate coursework in the following areas: Learning theory, Academic motivation, Introductory statistical analyses, Introductory research methods, Human developmental psychology. Assessment potential for assuming an active role in program service; and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, student success, and working with broadly diverse communities.
The UNM College of Education and Human Sciences, comprised of five academic departments, is a future-oriented, dynamic professional school. The Department of Individual, Family and Community Education is one of the largest departments in the college with the uniqueness of having Counselor Education, Educational Psychology, Family and Child Studies, and Nutrition/Dietetics together as an academic unit. The department has both undergraduate and graduate programs.
UNM is the premier research university in the state of New Mexico, as well as a Carnegie R1 Highest Research Activity Institution and a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution. UNM is located in Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico. Albuquerque is an ethnically diverse metropolitan area of over a half million residents that has been listed as one of the best small cities in the U.S. by National Geographic Traveler. The city has a rich culture and a location offering unparalleled opportunities for outdoor adventure. The University is located within one hour of Santa Fe, three hours of Taos, and within minutes of the Sandia and Manzano mountain ranges, which offer great opportunities for hiking, biking, rock climbing, skiing, and other outdoor activities.
For best consideration, complete applications must be received by June 29, 2023. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested persons must apply on the web at http://jobs.unm.edu. A complete application consists of 1) a letter of interest; 2) a comprehensive CV; 3) a statement of teaching; 4) a record of teaching evaluations if available, and 5) the titles, names and contact information (address, phone number and email address) of at least three professional references. Inquiries should be sent to: Martin Jones, PhD (email@example.com), Educational Psychology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131.
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse work force. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.