University of Hawaii at Manoa, Psychology

Position ID:UHManoa-Psychology-I2 [#25463]
Position Title: Instructor of Psychology
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Psychology
Appl Deadline:2024/01/10 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2023/10/17, updated 2023/08/25)
Position Description:    

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Instructor of Psychology 

Position ID: 0082198 
Position Title: Instructor (Psychology) 
Position Type: Non-tenure track 
Position Location: Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, United States [map] 
Appl Deadline: Review of applications will begin on January 11, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by January 10, 2024, will be given priority. 
Monthly Type: 9 Month Tenure Track: 
Non-Tenure Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time 
Temporary/Permanent: Permanent 

Position Description: The Department of Psychology, College of Social Sciences, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa (Honolulu, Hawai’i) invites applicants for the position of Instructor (I-2). This is a permanent, non-tenure track, full-time, 9-month, faculty appointment to begin August 1, 2024, annually renewable, subject to position clearance, availability of funds, and satisfactory performance.

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 and Responsibilities

1. Teach 12-credits per semester of Introductory Psychology, Research Methods in Psychology, Statistical Techniques in Psychology, and additional courses serving departmental needs; 
2. Direct learning assistants and graduate teaching assistants; 
3. Participate in curriculum development; 
4. Provide service to Department, College, and University; 
5. Other duties as assigned by the Department Chair. 

Minimum Qualifications

1. 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; 
6. Demonstrated ability to direct graduate teaching and learning assistants. 

Desirable Qualifications

1. Ph.D. in Psychology (or closely related discipline). 
2. 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. 
6. Demonstrated interest in advancing instructional pedagogy in the psychological sciences in both online and in-person formats. 
7. Demonstrated interest in, and the potential to contribute to, diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

To Apply: Please submit the following required documents: 

1. Curriculum vitae; 
2. Cover letter addressing how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications; 
3. Course evaluations and sample syllabi; 
4. Three (3) letters of recommendation; 
5. A statement summarizing your teaching interests and how they intersect with instructional activities at an R1 institution; 
6. 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. 

Inquiries: Joni Sasaki, Associate Professor, 

EEO/AA, Clery Act, ADA

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.

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:

The University of Hawai'i does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, or disability in its programs and activities. For more information or inquiries regarding these policies, please refer to the following link:

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
email address
2530 Dole Street
Sakamaki C-400
Honolulu, HI 96822