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Lecturer with Neuroscience Teaching Specialty

Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Psychology Department
Indianapolis, Indiana
Salaray will be commensurate with experience and qualifications
Closing date
May 9, 2023

Job Details

The Department of Psychology at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) invites applications for a full-time Lecturer Position in Psychology with a specialty in teaching Neuroscience with a start date of August 1, 2023. The lecturer position is non-tenure track with a 10-month renewable contract. Candidates with a sustained record of excellent teaching and scholarship of teaching may be considered for appointment at the level of Senior Lecturer.

Candidates should be able to teach courses across the Neuroscience and Psychology curricula including, but not limited to Exploring the Brain, Foundations of Neuroscience, Systems Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience, Perception, and Motivation. The teaching load for this position is 8 courses per academic year. In addition to teaching, lecturers develop and design curricula, supervise graduate student teaching assistants, and engage in service in support of the university’s teaching mission. Only candidates with a Ph.D. in Psychology or Neuroscience will be considered (ABDs will be considered if their Ph.D. will be completed before the start date). Applications from individuals in marginalized populations are strongly encouraged. IUPUI and the Department of Psychology are committed to the development of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for students, staff, and faculty. Salary will be commensurate with the qualifications of the candidate.

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

Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, and protected veteran status. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a philosophy of teaching statement, and evidence of effective and innovative teaching and learning . Applicants should also provide the names and email addresses for three references. References will be contacted upon application submission by a system-generated email providing instructions and a link to upload their reference letter.

The Department of Psychology has 19 full-time faculty, 700+ undergraduate majors, and approximately 65 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.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here, which includes contact information. The Annual Security Reports, containing policy statements and crime statistics for Indiana University campuses, are available through Public Safety and the IU Police Department web sites at A paper copy will be provided upon request from Public Safety at

As the state’s premier urban research institution, IUPUI is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUPUI condemns racism in all its forms and has taken an anti-racist stance that moves beyond mere statements to interrogating its policies, procedures, and practices. We hope to identify individuals who will assist in our mission to dismantle racism so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at IUPUI.

Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Basic Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Psychology or Neuroscience (ABDs will be considered if their Ph.D. will be completed before the start date). Applications from individuals in marginalized populations are strongly encouraged.

Contact for questions:  Cristine Czachowski at


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