2024 Psychology Lecturer – HigherEdJobs

March 13, 2024

Job Description

2024 Psychology Lecturer

Wenzhou-Kean University

About Wenzhou-Kean

Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU), located in Wenzhou, China, one of three Sino-American universities along with NYU
Shanghai and Duke Kunshan University, is approved by the Ministry of Education of China. Launched in 2012, WKU offers a unique model of
higher education in partnership with Kean University, a comprehensive, public university in the state of New Jersey that is accredited by
the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Wenzhou is one of the most vibrant and economically advanced developed cities on
China’s East Coast, located one hour by plane and three hours by high-speed train from Shanghai.

WKU sits on approximately 500
beautiful acres and currently enrolls about 4,600 students, and it is now in the midst of a rapid growth that will bring enrollment to 7,500
students within the next five years. All instruction is in English and all curriculum is provided by Kean University.

In addition to
its current 18 undergraduate programs, WKU has been approved by the Ministry of Education for offering 8 Master’s and 3 doctorate
programs. WKU highly values research-powered teaching and learning, and the average number of faculty publications and the Field-weighted
Citation Impact are among the best of leading Chinese academic institutions.

Wenzhou-Kean University currently offers the following
degree programs: Doctor of Educational Leadership (Ed.D.), Biotechnology Science (M.S.), Computer Information Systems (M.S.), Instruction
and Curriculum (M.A.), Global Management (M.B.A.), Architecture (M.Arch.), Educational Administration (M.A.), Psychology (M.A.), Finance
(B.S.), Accounting (with emphasis on international standards and practices) (B.S.), Global Business (B.S.), Marketing (B.S.), Management
(Business Analytics option/ Supply Chain & Information Management option) (B.S.), Economics (B.S.), Graphic Design (B.F.A.), Interior
Design (B.F.A), Industrial Design (B.I.D.), Architectural Studies (B.A.), Computer Science (B.S.), Mathematical Sciences (Supply Chain and
Management Information option and Analytics Option) (B.A.), Biology (Cell and Molecular option) (B.S.), Chemistry (B.S.); Earth Science
(Environmental Science option) (B.S.); English (English in Global Settings option) (B.A.); Psychology (General option/Forensic Psychology
option) (B.A.); and Communication (Public Relations option) (B.A.). In addition, WKU has a substantial commitment to the teaching of

About the Job:

College of Liberal Arts at WKU is seeking vibrant candidates to teach a full range of
undergraduate Psychology courses including, but not limited to: General Psychology, Professional Psychology, Industrial/Organizational
Psychology, Psychological Statistics, Experimental Psychology, Tests and Measurements, Child Psychology and Psychotherapy and Counseling
Techniques. In addition to teaching and research, faculty are expected to contribute to the growth of the programs, including, but not
limited to: curriculum development, program assessment, student recruitment/advisement, office hours, senior project supervision, internship
opportunities, research experience for undergraduates.

All faculty positions are full-time assignments, effective for the start of
the Spring 2024 semester or Fall 2024. These positions are full-time assignments appointed on a 3-year contract at the first instance.

A Lecturer is a full-time 10-month or 11-month employee who teaches 30 or 39 credits respectively per year and provides student and
learning support services during the assigned period. Lecturers will be expected to provide high quality teaching, student advisement and
learning support services, and service to the university and/or professional community; and perform related work as required. Lecturer
positions are non-tenure track and may be renewed every three years.

Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include
day, evening, weekend, and online courses. Interest or experience in using advanced instructional technologies to improve the
teaching/learning process is highly desirable. All faculty may be required to teach General Education courses as needed. Opportunities are
also available to teach disciplinary support courses. Candidates with an interest in teaching across disciplines are encouraged to


A Ph.D. in Psychology or a closely related field is required for all positions. ABD
can be considered with completion prior to the effective date of employment. A minimum of two years of teaching experience at the
post-secondary level and English fluency are required for all positions.

Application Information:

Review of
applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Please send cover letter, resume, statement of teaching
philosophy, unofficial transcripts and contact information of three professional references by email to Search Committee Chairperson at
wkupsych@wku.edu.cn. Official transcripts for all
degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required before appointment.

Faculty positions at WKU

· Annual lecturer salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience with the range from
$58,000-$70,000. Salary of extraordinary candidates shall be determined on a case-by-case basis.

· A well-rounded
healthcare coverage, academic travel up to $2,000, housing options and subsidy up to $3,000, home traveling up to $6,000 (2 international
round-trip airfares), a reimbursement to cover relocation expenses up to $1,000, shuttle bus to campus for work, and up to 8% front-load
retirement benefits with in accordance with completion of years of service with the University.

· A collegial environment.

· The opportunity to teach high quality students with more than a third of graduates being admitted to the graduate schools at the
World’s Top 50 Universities, and about 70% of graduates at the World’s Top 100 Universities.


Wenzhou-Kean University conducts background screenings on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent
offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background Screenings.