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How to Apply

In order to be considered for this position, send an application letter of introduction explaining your qualifications and teaching philosophy, a current CV, evidence of teaching excellence, and two letters of recommendation to In addition to submitting materials to the email provided, all applicants must apply to this posting through this jobs website (the cover letter and CV must be uploaded as one document).

Job Summary

The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and the Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan invite applications for a Lecturer I position with 66.67% effort for the Fall Term 2017.

Course Description

Psych 111 - Introduction to Psychology

An introduction to psychology as a broad survey course which explores the various theoretical bases for the understanding of human behavior. Students will learn about the biological processes of behavior, sensation and perception, learning and memory as well as examine the theories of personality, psychopathology, cognitive and social development. Practical applications and contemporary topics will also be explored.

Required Qualifications*

The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in psychology, or a closely related field. The candidate must have demonstrated excellence in college-level teaching.

Desired Qualifications*

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in teaching courses in psychology.

Additional Information

Questions about applying for this position can be emailed to

This appointment is subject to final approval by the College.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.  The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by: 

  • Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences. 
  • Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

Application Deadline

The application deadline is July 31, 2017 and an offer of appointment will be made by August 14, 2017.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.