The University of California Riverside, Department of Psychology invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Teaching beginning July 1, 2023.

Teaching Professors are expected to provide outstanding teaching, and to demonstrate commitment to high quality professional activity and service (such as research on pedagogy and/or psychology). Applicants from all fields of Psychology are encouraged to apply, particularly those with experience in training graduate students in the use of cutting-edge quantitative/qualitative methods. Review of the applications will begin on January 2, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates who apply by this date will be given full consideration.

A Ph.D. in psychology or related discipline is required at the time of appointment. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience. Assistant Professors of Teaching are appointed to a two-year term, reviewed biennially, and required to undergo a mandatory 7th-year review for promotion to Associate Professor of Teaching.

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., teaching evaluations, innovative instructional materials developed by the candidate), reprints of scholarly articles with a pedagogical focus, a statement of research goals and accomplishments, a statement of contributions to diversity, and three letters of reference (commenting on the applicant’s pedagogical skills, among other attributes). All application materials must be submitted through AP Recruit at:

The University of California, Riverside is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body ( A commitment to the mission to provide routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students is a preferred qualification. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA/Veterans Employer.