Adjunct Faculty Members - Department of Research

Oakland, CA
Jun 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Saybrook University

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Adjunct Faculty Members - Department of Research

Saybrook University is seeking Adjunct Faculty Members to join its Department of Research to teach research courses and oversee student research in the following areas:

Action Research

Applied Program Evaluation

Case Study

Ethnographic and Cross Cultural

Experimental Research

Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA)

Introductory Research Courses

Library and Information Competency

Narrative Research

Nutrition and Research

Overview of Qualitative Research

Overview of Quantitative Research

Research Statistics

Systems Research

Theoretical Research

Understanding Research

Understanding Research and Evaluation

Saybrook University is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and is recruiting passionate educators to support the university mission. Saybrook University seeks candidates with strong experience conducting and teaching research.

Under the direction of the Co-Directors of Research, the Adjunct professor is responsible for providing excellent research instruction. Adjunct professors bring a unique perspective to the university due to their expertise in their specific field. Professors have an understanding of diverse student learners and understand the unique humanistic style of instruction at Saybrook University. Ideal candidates have 5 years of experience in research instruction and are active researchers. Candidates should have recognized skills in teaching and mentoring in an academic institution.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Teaching 1-2 graduate classes each year;
  • Advising graduate students during the class duration;
  • Engaging in curriculum development;
  • Managing the class syllabus to ensure instruction of competencies;
  • Planning and creating lectures, on-line discussions, and assignments;
  • Grading of course work;
  • Serving on dissertation and thesis committees;
  • Supporting student recruitment efforts;
  • Demonstrating professional development including innovations and changes within the field;
  • Engaging in distance learning instruction;
  • Flexibility in teaching a variety of students;
  • Demonstrating strong computer competency;
  • Engaging in collaborate activities with graduate admissions, practitioners, curriculum and program development.

Position Requirements:
  • Cover Letter (Potential candidates should include above areas of expertise and interest in teaching and a list research methods used in published research)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Value Statement (Potential candidates will review Saybrook Universities Mission and summarize how their individual values related to the goals of the university).

Position Qualifications:
  • Doctoral degree, ideally in the areas of research, psychology or integrative medicine, however strong candidates from other fields will be considered
  • Active researcher with research publications
  • Experience teaching graduate level research courses
  • The ability to teach with real-world experience
  • Technologically skilled in communication, presentation, and online learning systems
  • Passionate about academic fields and educational instruction.

Saybrook University offers a generous compensation and benefits package. Some of our key benefits include: paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan, and multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA). Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Saybrook University:Saybrook University was founded over 40 years ago by some of the greatest minds of the 20th century and continues to inspire a new generation of innovators. A non-profit regionally accredited university known for its commitment to humanistic studies and rigorous research, Saybrook University's academic model puts the student at the center of everything we do to provide a unique, transformational, learning experience. Saybrook offers advanced degrees in organizational systems, psychology, mind-body medicine, and counseling, all in flexible learning formats to help students continue to be active contributors to the fields they work in while they advance their education. Saybrook University is proud to be a community of creative, compassionate innovators dedicated to pursing new ways of thinking and doing for our professions, organizations, and communities.

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