Assistant Teaching Professor in Psychology

University of Washington Department of Psychology

Assistant Teaching Professor non-tenure - Department of Psychology

Position Overview

Organization: Psychology

Title: Assistant Teaching Professor non-tenure - Department of Psychology

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Psychology at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor (not tenure eligible) to teach Introduction to Psychology and Research Methods, as well as courses in one or more of the following areas: perspectives on race, class, and culture, statistics, cognition/perception, development, animal behavior, and/or translational psychology. UW teaching faculty should be engaged in teaching, research, and service. 

This position has an anticipated start date of September 16, 2023, and will have a 9-month service period (September 16-June 15).

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive department climate. You can learn more about our department at:  


Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) in Psychology or a related discipline by the time of appointment.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a record of high-quality teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate level, service to the department and university, and evidence of increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in Psychology.

Candidates must demonstrate a record of promoting the success of students from underrepresented groups in academia.


Applications should include a curriculum vitae, the names and email addresses of three references who can be contacted for letters of recommendation, a teaching portfolio, including: a teaching statement that highlights teaching philosophy and examples of teaching strengths, example syllabi and assignments, and a diversity statement addressing leadership, commitment, and experiences with diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Applications must be submitted electronically through Interfolio. Review of applications will begin on October 17, 2022, but applications will be thoughtfully reviewed and considered until the position is filled.  Please contact Anastasia Malm Morgan at with any questions regarding the search.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information,
gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

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