Assistant Teaching Professor in Psychology

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey Department of Psychology

United States

Non-tenure Track Psychology - Assistant Teaching Professor

Department SAS - Psychology

Salary Commensurate With Experience

Posting Summary

The Department of Psychology at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, NJ, has two openings for the position of Assistant Teaching Professor, starting September 1, 2022. These are non-tenure track annual renewable appointments with a workload of six courses per year (3 per semester) and carries the possibility for a three-year renewable contract after the first year of appointment. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and experience teaching large college classes. We are looking for instructors to teach courses in either behavioral neuroscience (physiological psychology, learning processes, neuropsychology) or clinical psychology (abnormal, personality). Additionally, applicants must be able to occasionally teach other courses that are key parts of the curriculum (e.g., quantitative methods, general psychology). Strong teaching evaluations are a must and experience with innovative instructional techniques is desired. Please provide a CV and teaching portfolio at Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2022. Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to provide three letters of reference. Rutgers is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity.

COVID-19 Immunization Requirement

Under Policy 60.1.35, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Posting Number 22FA0615

Posting Close Date 07/31/2022


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Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Home Location Campus Livingston (RU-New Brunswick)

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It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Curriculum Vitae
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  2. Other Documents (2)
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