University of Hawaii at Manoa, Psychology

Position ID:UHManoa-Psychology-INS [#20361]
Position Title: Instructor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Psychology / All Areas
Appl Deadline:2021/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/11/01, finished 2022/06/04)
Position Description:    

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University of Hawaii at Mānoa, Psychology 

Position ID: 82198 
Position Title: Instructor 
Position Type: Non-tenure track 
 Position Location: Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, United States
Appl Deadline: December 1, 2021 

Position Description: INSTRUCTOR (I2): The Department of Psychology, College of Social Sciences, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa (Honolulu, Hawai’i) invites applicants for the position of Instructor. This is a non-tenure track, full-time, 9-month, faculty appointment, position number 82198, to begin August 1, 2022, subject to position clearance and availability of funds. 

Our department and university have a strong commitment to recruit and retain diverse applicants. We encourage women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Please refer to the department diversity mission:

More information about the Department is available at

Duties: Duties include teaching 12-credits per semester of Introductory Psychology, Research Methods in Psychology, Statistical Techniques in Psychology, and additional courses serving departmental needs, participate in curriculum development, provide service to the department, College, and University, and other duties as assigned by the Department Chair. 

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have (1) an M.A. in Psychology (or closely related discipline), (2) experience teaching Psychology at a university level, (3) demonstrated aptitude for course instruction at the university level, (4) advanced pedagogical knowledge for both online and in-person instruction, (5) demonstrated strong communication and organizational skills, and (6) demonstrated ability to direct graduate teaching and learning assistants. 

Desirable Qualifications: The ideal candidate will also have (1) a Ph.D. in Psychology (or closely related discipline), (2) a proven track record of effective course instruction in lower and upper-division psychology courses at the university level, (3) experience successfully teaching large lecture courses with lab sections, (4) commitment to undergraduate education, (5) experience teaching diverse student populations, and (6) interest in advancing instructional pedagogy in the psychological sciences in both online and in-person formats. Given the multicultural and diverse context of UHM, we also seek candidates with a demonstrated interest in, and the potential to contribute to, diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Salary range: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

To Apply: Submit curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, course evaluations and sample syllabi, three letters of recommendation, and a statement summarizing your teaching interests and how they intersect with instructional activities at an R1 institution. Please also submit a diversity statement that addresses past experience, activities and future plans to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion, in your professional career. Finalists must be prepared to submit copies of official transcripts prior to campus visit. Official transcripts will be required upon hire. 

Application Submission: Submit application materials electronically to this website. 

Inquiries: Scott Sinnett []

Continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin December 2, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Applications received before that date will be given priority. 

The University of Hawai'i is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran. For more information or inquiries regarding these policies, please refer to the following link:

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks. 

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University of Hawai'i may be viewed at: or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office. 

In accordance with Article 10 of the unit 08 collective bargaining agreement, bargaining unit members receive priority consideration for APT job vacancies. As a result, external or non-BU 08 applicants may not be considered for some APT vacancies. BU 08 members with re-employment rights or priority status are responsible for informing the hiring unit of their status. 

Accommodation Request: The University of Hawai'i complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the EEO coordinator directly. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. For further information, please refer to the following link:

Application Materials Required: Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application: 

• Cover letter 
• Curriculum Vitae 
• Teaching statement
• Diversity statement 
• Course evaluations 
• Sample syllabi 
• Three reference letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers at this site)

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
2530 Dole Street
Sakamaki C-400
Honolulu, HI 96822