Open Positions


Available administrative, faculty, and staff employment opportunities will be listed below.

Lecturer in Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) invites applications for a full-time, continuous appointment Lecturer Position in psychology with a start date of August, 2017.  The area of specialization is open, and candidates are desired who could teach Introductory Psychology, Ethics and Diversity, and Lifespan Psychology with the possibility of teaching other courses in Cognitive Psychology and/or Social Psychology.

Experience developing and teaching courses in an online or hybrid format is preferred. The teaching load for this position is 8 courses per academic year.  We are seeking a Lecturer who demonstrates excellence in teaching and will be involved in our undergraduate program.  Only candidates with a Ph.D. in Psychology will be considered (ABD’s will be considered if their Ph.D. will be completed before the start date).  Applications from under-represented populations are strongly encouraged. IUPUI and our Department are committed to the development of a multicultural environment.

The Department has 27 full-time faculty, 800+ undergraduate majors, and approximately 70 graduate students enrolled in programs in Industrial/Organizational (M.S.), Applied Social and Organizational Psychology (Ph.D.), Clinical (Ph.D.), and Addiction Neuroscience (Ph.D.). We also support an interdisciplinary undergraduate major in neuroscience with 200+ majors.  Lecturers support the teaching mission of the Department of Psychology, the School of Science, and the University. Additional information about the department may be found at IUPUI was ranked 5th by U.S. News and World Report in “Up-and-Coming National Universities” in 2014 and was awarded INSIGHT into Diversity magazine’s Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award in 2012.  IUPUI is a campus renowned for service learning and civic engagement as well as life sciences research. It is also Indiana's premier urban public research institution, with more than 200 degree programs enrolling over 30,000 students ( IUPUI is located near downtown Indianapolis, the twelfth largest city in the United States. The city uniquely combines the cultural amenities of urban life with the residential qualities of smaller communities, and at the same time is highly affordable. As the major center for industry and government within the state, Indianapolis has a wide variety of research and training sites.

Applicants should prepare electronic copies of a cover letter, a vita, a philosophy of teaching statement, and evidence of effective and innovative teaching and learning and submit their application at Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three references when they submit their application. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Dr. Debbie Herold (; Department of Psychology, IUPUI, 402 N. Blackford St., LD 124, Indianapolis, IN 46202).

Review of the applications will begin on January 31, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

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