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Psychology: Visiting Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology (80%)

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Part Time, Faculty/Instructional

  • Official Title: Lecturer title series
  • Job ID: #16420
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Psychology: Visiting Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology (80%)

The Department of Psychology is excited to search for a one year visiting lecturer member (0.8 FTE) with the title of lecturer/Visiting Assistant Professor beginning August, 2020. The successful individual will have an area of concentration in Educational Psychology.


Doctorate or ABD in Educational or Child Psychology from a regionally accredited higher education institution is required.  Evidence of effective undergraduate teaching is required; experience teaching Educational Psychology will be an assets.  Ability to bring diverse cultural and ethnic perspectives to the department and the campus, and/or a commitment to serving as a mentor for traditionally underrepresented students will be considered assets.  


Teach courses as assigned in the Psychology Department.  


Nineteen full time faculty members in the Psychology Department represent a broad range of specialty areas including a highly successful graduate program in School Psychology.  We serve more than 750 undergraduate psychology students, 200 declared minors and over 30 graduate students.  For more details, visit our department website at


The University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire campus consists of approximately 10,500 students and approximately 600 faculty members and administrative/professional staff.  UW-Eau Claire is the UW System’s only Center for Excellence for faculty and undergraduate research; faculty members and students regularly work side-by-side on original research that often results in peer reviewed publications and presentations at national conferences.  UW- Eau Claire has recently partnered with the community of Eau Claire and the State of Wisconsin to develop new fine arts facilities. 

Often described as Wisconsin’s most beautiful campus, UW- Eau Claire’s campus spans the banks of the Chippewa River in the heart of Eau Claire, western Wisconsin’s largest city.  Eau Claire and the surrounding countryside have many scenic rivers, lakes, parks, bike trails, and wooded areas where students and community members enjoy seasonal sports, camping, and a variety of other recreational activities. 

A city of 65,000, Eau Claire is a vibrant community with employment opportunities for family members and outstanding schools for children.  Eau Claire offers three hospital systems, affordable housing, and a vibrant music scene.  Eau Claire is just 90 miles from Minneapolis and St. Paul, which offer world-class theatre, symphony and chamber orchestras, and opera and restaurants, as well as professional sports and shopping. 


Application materials are to be uploaded at the following site:

Search for the Psychology: Visiting Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology position; Job ID # 16420.  Please upload a single pdf including the following: letter of application, statements of teaching and research interests, graduate school transcript, curriculum vitae, summary of student evaluations (if available), and a sample of scholarly work.   Confidential letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Dr. Douglas Matthews, Chair of Psychology, at 

For questions related to this position, contact Douglas B Matthews at

To ensure full consideration, completed applications must be received by April 15, 2020.  However, screening will continue until the position is filled. 

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