Psychology, Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track, Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor

1 month ago
Job ID
# of Openings
Org Number
Provost Vice President
Job Type
Proposed Salary Range
Commensurate with credentials and experience
Targeted Job Start Date
Hours Per Week
Weeks Per Year
Regular Workdays/Hours
8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Preference Date

College/Department Overview

The College of Education and Professional Studies currently has 100 full-time and over 100 part-time faculty organized in seven departments. The college offers 23 undergraduate majors and 28 graduate majors. All teacher education programs are CAEP accredited. Other programs are recognized at the state and national levels with accreditations by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the American Dietetic Association (ADA), the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), and the Oklahoma Educational Quality and Accountability Commission (OEQA). UCO's College of Education and Professional Studies has an enrollment of nearly 4,800 students, about one-fourth of whom are graduate students. For further information see our website at

Position Overview

Visiting faculty are employed by the university to teach or perform research for a limited time. This is a non-tenure track, temporary position. Service or research may be expected.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Assistant Professors must have completed all requirements in a doctoral program at an accredited or internationally recognized institution; or completed a non-doctoral degree program requiring a minimum of 60 graduate hours.  Teaching, research; departmental/school, college and university services is expected.  This position is for the spring 2018 semester only. 

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate (master's level) courses in research and specialty areas and other services courses such as General Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Learning and Behavior as needed.  Additional responsibilities include involving students in research, serving on committees, and advisement.  UCO is a metropolitan university with a focus on undergraduate education and scholarship.   



Training and research in the areas of neuroscience, learning and behavior, cognitive, I/O, social, experimental, or evolutionary psychology

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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