The Institute of Child Development, College of Education and Human Development, continually accepts resumes for teaching positions that may open up during the academic year or summer session. Applications are reviewed as openings occur, and individual applicants are invited to interview when their skills or areas of expertise match a specific opening. Typically, these appointments are made semester by semester and employment is contingent on the course meeting its enrollment target. This posting is designed to establish a "pool" of instructors. Applicants will be selected from this pool on an as-needed basis throughout the academic year. Applications will not be acknowledged, but will be reviewed when such openings occur throughout the academic year.
These are temporary, non-tenured, Academic Professional and Administrative (P&A) positions as Teaching Specialist or Lecturer, paid on a per course basis for the Institute of Child Development-Department of Child Psychology (CPsy) at the University of Minnesota. Coursework and research activities focus primarily on the central cognitive, social, emotional, and psychological processes that underlie the development of infants, children, and youth.
Teach assigned in-person or online course at an undergraduate or graduate level on course topics such as: infant/adolescent development, cognitive development, language development, social and emotional development, disabilities and development, etc.
Prepare course materials including syllabus
Attend all class meetings
Grade student materials including exams, papers, presentations, and final exams.
Other duties as assigned.
Student Advising (10%)
Respond to student inquires via email, phone, or in person.
Be available for scheduled office hours.
Masters degree relevant to the teaching assignment required for appointment as Teaching Specialist (job code 9754).
Doctorate or terminal degree relevant to the teaching assignment required for appointment as Lecturer (job code 9753).
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.