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Psychology Department Seeking Visiting Instructor for 2023-2024 Academic Year

A psychology instructor with expertise in developmental psychology is being sought for a 1-year appointment that offers renewal opportunities. Duties will include a 5:5  teaching load of courses in developmental psychology. Teaching of introductory psychology courses and/or other courses relevant to the candidate's expertise is possible. In addition, this Instructor will be required to participate in departmental activities, such as program development and evaluation, advising, and keeping office hours.


Master’s degree in psychology. Previous teaching experience at the college level. Ability to teach online classes is preferred. Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse student populations. Applicants are expected to describe their commitment to fostering a diverse educational environment through their teaching, and service activities. Lastly, it is expected that the employee will establish and maintain professional and community ties. Interest in research is preferred.

Application Instructions

To apply, please send a recent CV, a letter of application detailing teaching  interests and experiences, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Amy Brown, Head of the Psychology Department, at Please include “Instructor Application” in the subject line. A brief cover letter and separate teaching statement is acceptable in lieu of one longer application letter. A detailed research statement is not necessary for Instructor applications, but some discussion of research interests and experience is expected. Letters of recommendation can be sent directly from your letter-writers. Letter-writers should put your name as well as the position you are applying for in the subject line. Deadline for applications: May 3, 2023.


UL Lafayette, the largest school in the University of Louisiana System, is located in the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun country. The University was recently designated an R1 research institution by the Carnegie Classification system. The psychology department includes 18 full-time faculty members, more than 700 undergraduate majors seeking bachelor of science degrees with concentrations in psychology and psychology pre-med, and approximately 30 graduate students in our pre-doctoral general psychology masters program.