The Department of Psychology at Rider University seeks applicants for a 3-year non-tenure-track Lecturer position renewable, based on peer-review of teaching and value, for an additional 3-year period for a maximum of 6 years.    Candidates must hold a graduate degree in Psychology.  Ph.D. or ABD is preferred.  College teaching experience is required.  Major teaching responsibilities may include courses in clinical psychology, health psychology, organizational psychology and biopsychology.      


The teaching workload is 8 sections per academic year.  The primary responsibilities of the Lecturer are teaching, advising students primarily in their courses of instruction and service to the Psychology Department, although he/she may also provide service to the College and the University. Candidates are invited to view the Department’s web page for further description of our program http://www.rider.edu/172_1704.htm.


We are a collegial and creative group of 15 members of the Department of Psychology, including graduates of top programs across the country, and research and teaching award recipients.  The larger Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of culturally diverse backgrounds. Applicants should be experienced with, and committed to work in and with, such a diverse population.  The Department values diversity among its faculty and is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.  Rider is a private, coeducational university located near Princeton, NJ, and within easy driving distance or train ride to New York City and Philadelphia.  Further information is available at www.rider.edu.


All applicants must apply directly to our website at http://rider.peopleadmin.com/postings/5427 for Position No. 316018.  Please submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement outlining commitment to diversity, including evidence of experience working with and teaching diverse students, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references.  The completion of a satisfactory background check is required.


Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.