Aug 29, 2018

Psychology Lecturer

  • Old Dominion University
  • Norfolk, VA, USA
Full time Quantitative Research Methods

Job Description

The Department of Psychology at Old Dominion University invites applications to begin August of 2019 for one full-time, non-tenure track Lecturer of Psychology. All applicants must hold a PhD in Psychology or provide evidence that the PhD will be completed prior to August 2019.




Duties include instructing four courses per semester in support of our online and on campus undergraduate degree program (including Quantitative or Research Methods courses), undergraduate advising/mentoring, and departmental service. Preference will be given to applicants with a record of teaching undergraduate Research or Quantitative Methods, and the expertise to develop online and on campus undergraduate courses.




ODU’s Department of Psychology is in the College of Sciences and includes 31 full-time faculty members, approximately 1200 undergraduate majors, and 75 students in our graduate programs. In addition to participation in the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology, the department offers a terminal Master’s degree in Experimental Psychology and Ph.D. degrees in Applied Psychological Sciences, Human Factors, and Industrial and Organizational Psychology. The clinical Ph.D. program received 7-year accreditation from the American Psychological Association in 2013. Faculty research is currently funded by NIAAA, NSF, ARI, NASA, and various other entities. Areas of research collaboration among faculty in the Psychology Department include health, diversity, and technology.  

Old Dominion University is located in the Hampton Roads area on the Chesapeake Bay in southeastern Virginia. The area is a regional center for military, medical, and scholarly research. Old Dominion University is also home to the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center which focuses on the use of modeling and simulation technologies for research, education, and economic development. Other local institutions that have a history of research collaboration with the department include: Eastern Virginia Medical School, NASA-Langley Research Center, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Norfolk State University, and the Human Performance Center of the US Navy. For more information about the department, visit


Old Dominion University and the College of Sciences are committed to inclusive excellence, recognizing that diversity enhances and enriches our educational mission, employment experience, and community engagement. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service experiences have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


All applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita (including a list of courses taught and preferred potential courses within the applicant’s areas of expertise and training), three letters of reference, unofficial graduate transcripts, teaching statement, and evidence of teaching experience or training (e.g. student opinion surveys, example syllabi, and/or professional development experiences). Application materials should be submitted at Applications will be reviewed beginning October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.


Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.



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