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Psychology Teaching Associate

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School / Campus / College: College of Arts and Sciences

Organization: Psychology

Title: Psychology Teaching Associate

Position Details

Position Description

The role of the Psychology Teaching Associate is to assist with teaching undergraduate Psychology courses. The goal of this position is to provide the best possible undergraduate education to a large and diverse group of students taking courses in Psychology. 


  • Attending course lectures;
  • Meeting and coordinating with the teaching team on a weekly basis;
  • Preparing review materials, holding review/CLUE sessions, obtaining rooms for review sessions, tutoring students;
  • Holding office hours;
  • Assignment and exam development and grading;
  • Assisting with classroom facilitation and exam proctoring;
  • Monitoring and responding to email and discussion board communication;
  • Maintaining course Canvas site and/or other online materials (e.g., website, Catalyst tools);
  • Maintaining updated course grades;
  • Reviewing literature to stay up to date on course topics.

Position Details: 

The Psychology department intends to fill a teaching associate position to start in Autumn 2022.  This is a 100% FTE, faculty teaching position with a nine-month, academic-year appointment.  There will be a 3-month conditional review period.  This teaching job will require regular, on-campus availability throughout the quarter for all job duties and requirements. This is not a teaching assistant/ASE job, and it can not be done in conjunction with an active graduate program. 

The courses to be served by this position all have well-established curricula, and teaching associates will be given instructor-created materials and/or guidance on developing new materials. Teaching associates will be supported by the instructor and a graduate teaching assistant where applicable. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Canvas.
  • Previous teaching experience is desirable, but not required.


EEO/EOO Information:

UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal-opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Please submit:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching statement addressing your own teaching philosophy
  • Diversity statement addressing leadership, commitment, and experiences with diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • The names and email addresses of at least three references

Please direct questions about this job description to Ann Culligan (Associate Teaching Professor,

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