Position Description

The Department of Psychology at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor (not tenure eligible) to teach Introduction to Psychology and Research Methods, as well as courses in one or more of the following areas: perspectives on race, class, and culture, statistics, cognition/perception, development, animal behavior, and/or translational psychology. UW teaching faculty should be engaged in teaching, research, and service. 

This position has an anticipated start date of September 16, 2023, and will have a 9-month service period (September 16-June 15).

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive department climate. You can learn more about our department at:  


Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) in Psychology or a related discipline by the time of appointment.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a record of high-quality teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate level, service to the department and university, and evidence of increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in Psychology.

Candidates must demonstrate a record of promoting the success of students from underrepresented groups in academia.

Application Instructions

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, the names and email addresses of three references who can be contacted for letters of recommendation, a teaching portfolio, including: a teaching statement that highlights teaching philosophy and examples of teaching strengths, example syllabi and assignments, and a diversity statement addressing leadership, commitment, and experiences with diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Applications must be submitted electronically through Interfolio. Review of applications will begin on October 17, 2022, but applications will be thoughtfully reviewed and considered until the position is filled.  Please contact Anastasia Malm Morgan at with any questions regarding the search.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

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Disability Services

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit

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