Lecturer in Human Development & Family Science and Psychology

University of Rhode Island
Posting Date

University of Rhode Island

Position is full-time academic year non-tenure track, limited to 06/18/2022 with anticipated renewal.

The Departments of Human Development & Family Science (HDF) and Psychology (PSY) at The University of Rhode Island invite applications for a shared Lecturer position beginning Fall 2021. We seek a pedagogically focused lecturer who is committed to the University of Rhode Island’s mission as a learner-centered research university where diversity, fairness, and respect are valued. Further we seek candidates who have a strong interest in working with first-year and early degree students across both departments. The Departments, the College and the University recognize that the fields of human development and psychology need to be strengthened by contributions from a broad range of perspectives to support all people in achieving their academic and career goals. The Departments of HDF and PSY are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and seek to serve as a representative inspiration for the next generations of lifespan development, psychology and other health professionals. As such, we particularly welcome candidates from groups that are historically underrepresented, marginalized, and/or excluded in the fields of human development and psychology that will support the mission of URI with particular respect to HDF and PSY exposing students to different perspectives. Candidates will demonstrate a commitment to inclusivity to enhance a sense of belonging and academic success among undergraduate students from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Visit the URI jobs website at https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and view complete details for posting (F00242).

Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application:
(#1) Cover letter including a description of how your qualifications match the requirements for the position (as one complete document), (#2) Curriculum Vitae should include the names and e-mail addresses of two professional references, (#3) Other Document – Formal student evaluations of your teaching (as one complete document), and (#4) Other Document – A one-page diversity statement that identifies commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion and action items.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by June 18, 2021. Second consideration may be given to applications received by July 9, 2021. Applications received subsequent to second consideration
date (July 9, 2021) may not be given full consideration.


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer.
Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.

Organization Summary

The University of Rhode Island is the State’s public learner-centered research university. We are a community joined in a common quest for knowledge. The University is committed to enriching the lives of its students through its land, sea, and urban grant traditions. URI is the only public institution in Rhode Island offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students the distinctive educational opportunities of a major research university.

Our undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, research, and outreach serve Rhode Island and beyond. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are united in one common purpose: to learn and lead together. Embracing Rhode Island’s heritage of independent thought, we value:
• Creativity and Scholarship
• Diversity, Fairness, and Respect
• Engaged Learning and Civic Involvement
• Intellectual and Ethical Leadership

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time

80 Lower College Road
Kingston, RI 02881
United States

How to Apply

Visit the URI jobs website at https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/8085 to apply and view complete details for posting (F00242).

Application Deadline
First consideration: June 18, 2021. Open until filled.