Adjunct Faculty (Non-Tenure Track)

Ewing, New Jersey
Mar 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Psychology Department at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is seeking one full-time instructor (non-tenure track) for a two semester appointment (Fall 2017 and Spring 2018). Candidates must have: (a) M.A./M.S. (minimum degree requirement) in Psychology or related field by the time of appointment, (b) experience teaching undergraduate Psychology courses including courses in research methods, and (c) the ability to teach PSY 101, PSY 121 (Methods and Tools of Psychology), PSY 215 (Social Psychology), PSY220 (Development Across the Lifespan), and 300-level seminar in area of specialization. For more information on our program and specific course descriptions visit our website at: In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will advise a group of Psychology majors (approximately 25) and make some modest service contributions to the Department.

Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Emphasizing a residential experience for its nearly 6,000 undergraduates, TCNJ is one of Barron's 75 "Most Competitive" American colleges, and U.S. News & World Report's No. 1 public institution of its kind in the northern region of the country. The College also offers focused graduate programs in nursing, education and English. In 2006, TCNJ was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter-an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools-Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities & Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of NYC and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. The School of Humanities and Social Sciences enrolls about 2200 majors across 11 B.A. programs.

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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For consideration, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, student evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names and contact information for at least three references. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Email materials as an attachment using "1 year Faculty Search" in the subject line to Ms. Erin Haughee (, Psychology Program Assistant. The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation.

The College of New Jersey is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

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