Lecturer in Psychology

Updated: about 23 hours ago
Location: Waltham, MASSACHUSETTS
Job Type: PartTime

Brandeis University invites applications for lecturers in the Department of Psychology to teach Graduate Research Methods in Psychology (PSYC 211a) during the fall 2024 semester. 

This is a required course for all master's degree students and first-year doctoral students. The lecture offers supervised practice in systematic literature review, research design, including experimental and correlational designs, data analysis and interpretation, and formal presentation of research results. This course supports the graduate students as they gain experience with designing, conducting, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating scientific psychological research through the development of their MA or first year PhD research proposals.

Essential & Non-Essential Job Functions:

  • Lecturing minimum of three hours weekly.
  • Preparing lectures and course materials.
  • Holding office hours.
  • Grading exams & assigning grades.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Previous experience teaching advanced psychological research methods.
  • Demonstrated understanding or current research in the field.
  • Ph.D. degree in Psychology or a related discipline, or the equivalent.

Applicants should include with their application:  a curriculum vitae; a description of teaching interests, including previous experience and philosophy; evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., course evaluations); and the names and contact information of two references.

We will begin reviewing applications immediately. and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The deadline for first consideration is June 16, 2024.


This appointment is to a position that is in a collective bargaining unit represented by SEIU
Local 509.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Diversity, equity and inclusion are important values at Brandeis today and always have been for they are rooted in our founding as an institution. These values serve as a reminder for self-reflection, and a continuous call to grow for us as Brandeisans.  Founded as a model institution for ethnic and religious pluralism, Brandeis University welcomes students, faculty, and staff of all nationalities, religions, and orientations.  Moreover, social justice is central to the mission of Brandeis, which endeavors to foster a just and inclusive campus culture that embraces the evolving diversity of our larger society.  Read more online about our Mission and Diversity Statements at Brandeis Mission and Diversity Statements.

If you are interested in a role and have relevant experience but your work history does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we nevertheless encourage you to apply.

Closing Statement

Brandeis University is committed to providing its students, faculty and staff with an environment conducive to learning and working and where all people are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, caste, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, including transgender identity, religion, disability, age, genetics, active military or veteran status and any other characteristics protected under applicable federal or Massachusetts law.



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