The Psychology Department at Tufts University in Medford, MA is seeking a part-time lecturer to teach an undergraduate course in Emotion (PSY 22) in the Fall 2023 semester. This course is an introduction to theory and research on the nature of emotion and its regulation. Topics may include defining and measuring emotion and related constructs; theories of emotion elicitation, expression, and regulation; perspectives on the function of emotions; discrete emotions such as joy, surprise, fear, anger, sadness, and disgust; emotion across cultural, developmental, and clinical contexts; the neural, endocrine, and autonomic concomitants of emotion. The class is scheduled to meet Thursday evenings, 6:30 -9:00 p.m., with additional instructor responsibilities including holding weekly office hours, communicating with students over email, and determining and submitting final grades.
Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.
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Candidates with a Ph.D. in psychology are preferred, although ABD graduate students may be considered. College-level teaching experience is required.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.
All materials should be submitted through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/123132. Applicants should submit a CV, including details concerning past teaching experience; a diversity statement that describes the candidate’s plan for promoting equity and inclusion in their courses; and two confidential letters of recommendation directly submitted to Interfolio by the recommenders. If available, past/sample syllabi and previous teaching evaluations will also be considered. Inquiries should be emailed to Department Manager Robert Kim (Robert_S.Kim@tufts.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.