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New College Faculty Associate Pool - Psychology

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Glendale, AZ, USA · Valley, NE, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Arizona State University: Office of the University Provost West: New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences: School of Social and Behavioral Sciences


ASU West Valley Campus

Open Date

Oct 30, 2023


The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for multiple part-time Faculty Associate positions in Psychology for the academic years 2023 - 2024. The position is open for teaching in both our on-campus and online programs.

We are interested in all candidates with expertise in Psychology, but especially in Statistics, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

Faculty Associate positions are one semester, non-benefits-eligible, fixed-term appointments with no tenure implications, not to exceed an average of .40 FTE per semester. The number of courses is contingent upon unit needs, funding, and sufficient enrollment. Salary is based on qualifications and assigned teaching load.

About the School:

The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences offers 15 majors, five graduate programs, six certificates, and 11 minors. With an academically rigorous, career-focused, student-centered approach, the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at New College offers an unmatched educational experience. The mission of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences is consistent with that of a metropolitan research university. A founding premise of the school is that the study of human behavior, social institutions and culture can be best understood through interdisciplinary perspectives that integrate diverse intellectual and methodological systems of inquiry.

For more information about ASU’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, please visit our website at https://newcollege.asu.edu/ssbs. For more information about New College, visit https://newcollege.asu.edu.

ASU is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy, and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural, and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real-world applications blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth-largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

All we do at ASU is guided and inspired by the University Charter, which reads:

ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.

Successful candidates will demonstrate throughout their materials how their teaching, research, and service will contribute to the fulfillment of this charter.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Teach courses in relevant areas
  • Develop and teach course materials
  • Evaluate student work
  • Assist students
  • Clearly communicate to perform essential functions
  • Work with multiple course/teaching assistants in large classes


Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in psychology or related field at the time of hire

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population, including first-generation college students
  • Experience with instruction at the post-secondary level by time of appointment
  • PhD in any area of Psychology or related field is required to teach graduate courses
  • Educational background and/or research or clinical experience in one or more of the following: Statistics and Research Methods; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; and/or Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Potential for teaching excellence at the undergraduate or graduate level as evidenced by organization and communication skills
  • A record of some scholarship as evidenced by professional experience and/or academic experience within psychology
  • Experience with learning management systems such as Canvas
  • Evidence of excellent communication skills

Application Instructions

The initial application deadline is November 13, 2023, at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received throughout the academic year as needed until the position is filled and/or the search is closed. A background check and official transcripts are required prior to employment. These recruitments establish potential part-time hiring pools for semester appointments. For assistance with your application, contact tracy.lowder@asu.edu

Applications are considered for the current year only. Applicants who were not hired are welcome to reapply.

Application Procedure:

Only electronic submissions via Interfolio will be reviewed. All required materials must be submitted at the time of initial application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please submit all application materials to

Applications must contain:

  • Cover letter that addresses the following:

a. Your qualifications

b. Teaching effectiveness

c. How your teaching will demonstrate the University Charter

  • Curriculum vitae including:

d. Contact information

e. Courses taught as well as their modality (online synchronous, online asynchronous, hybrid, or in-person)

  • One-page teaching statement indicating all of the following:

f. Availability for in-person teaching at ASU’s West Campus

g. Your preferred teaching areas (e.g., Industrial/Organizational psychology, developmental psychology, social psychology, research methods, statistics)

h. Experience with learning management systems (e.g., Canvas, Blackboard)

  • Unofficial graduate transcripts
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness - e.g., student evaluations, syllabi, peer observation, annual evaluations, etc.
  • Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number), one reference must be from your current employer

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.