Mar 10, 2020

Lecturer in Political Psychology

  • Arizona State University
  • Tempe, AZ, USA
Full time Political Science

Job Description

Lecturer in Political Psychology

School of Politics and Global Studies

Arizona State University


The School of Politics and Global Studies (SPGS) at Arizona State University (Tempe) invites applications for a full-time, lecturer position in the area of Political Psychology. This is a fiscal year, benefits-eligible appointment that is renewable on a yearly basis contingent on performance and funding availability. The anticipated start date is July 2020.


The position is open with respect to substantive focus within the broadly defined field of political psychology. The expectations of this position include designing, developing, and teaching courses for a new online MA in Political Psychology; advising and mentoring online masters students; assisting with internships and capstone projects; and assisting with the administration of the program.


The School of Politics and Global Studies values interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship, and the successful candidates will have the opportunity to interact with the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing


Minimum Qualifications: candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Political Science, Psychology, or related discipline by the time of appointment; demonstrated excellence in teaching commensurate with appointment at the level of lecturer; promise in and commitment to online teaching.


Desired qualifications: demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities; experience advising students; experience teaching online courses; a research and teaching focus in political psychology.


The application deadline is April 23,2020; if not filled, then every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A complete application must include the following: a) a letter of application stating qualifications, experience, research plans, and teaching interests; b) a statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence; c) a complete curriculum vita; d) a writing sample, and e) contact information for three references.


All application materials must be received by the deadline and submitted electronically to Interfolio at (We will not accept any mailed applicant material, including reference letters; this is an online, paperless search.)


The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.  


A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) is located on the ASU website at and


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