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Lecturer and Academic Advisor

Categories: Pacific Region 9




University of Nevada - Reno

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Position Description

The Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno seeks a 12-month, full-time lecturer with expertise in psychology to teach at the undergraduate level and to serve as a department undergraduate advisor. This is a continuing, state-appropriated, non-tenure track position.Lecturers at the University of Nevada, Reno enjoy significant health and retirement benefits (see The successful candidate will join a faculty noted for excellence and innovation in undergraduate education.


This lecturer will coordinate with department advisors to advise incoming, transfer and continuing undergraduates on all major, minor, and general academic requirements; track student retention and progress toward degree completion; address questions that Psychology students may have about careers, study abroad, undergraduate research, and other experiential learning opportunities; work with faculty to assess student outcomes and foster student success; and develop and teach undergraduate psychology courses (e.g., introductory psychology).

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Institution Information

The University of Nevada, Reno, the land-grant University and major research institution in the state, has a student body of approximately 21,000. The University is situated in Reno, a metropolitan area of 450,000, on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The city is conveniently located 38 miles from Lake Tahoe, a world-class skiing area with limitless summer and winter recreational opportunities. Sacramento and San Francisco are two and four hour drives away respectively.The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

Additional Information

Anticipated Start Date: 07/01/2018

Salary: $60,100

Contact Information

Genevieve M. DeBernardis, Ph.D., BCBA-DSearch Chair


Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Psychology or a closely related field from an accredited institution

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Psychology with advising and teaching experience