Adjunct Instructor for Psychology

UNT Dallas
Dallas, TX
Jun 09, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number FAC - 201000000164
Job Title Adjunct Instructor for Psychology
Job Description
The University of North Texas-Dallas invites applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor of Psychology. The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, division needs, and dean approval. Your application cannot be considered until all required documents have been received.

Adjunct instructors plan classes and implement and evaluate teaching/learning objectives and student learning outcomes. An adjunct instructor engages in the divisional and professional responsibilities of a part-time faculty member, including office hours. The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of undergraduate lower and upper-level Psychology courses within UNT Dallas's Psychology major (e.g., Health Psychology, Personality, Introduction to Learning and Memory, Psychophysiology, etc.), including the core-curriculum Introduction to Psychology course.

Adjunct faculty members will be required to use texts and meet certain content parameters set by the Department of Sociology & Psychology. Adjunct instructors also will be required to include in their courses certain student assessment measures determined by the department, and to compile data on those assessment criteria. Additional information about course design, assessment criteria, and texts can be obtained from Dr. Mario P. Casa de Calvo at

As a young university in a growing sector of Dallas, UNTD is committed to academic excellence, community engagement, and student success. Founded in 2000, UNT Dallas has grown from 230 to 2,300 students and is projected to reach 16,000 by 2030. UNT Dallas is part of the University of North Texas System, which also includes UNT Denton and the UNT Health Sciences Center. The UNT Dallas College of Law, located on the UNT System's downtown campus, began instruction in Fall 2014. The university is fully committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and student body. For more information about UNT Dallas, please visit our website at

UNT Dallas is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunities (including provisions for training, development, transfer and promotion) for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran's status.

Minimum Qualifications
• Master's degree in Psychology with at least 18 graduate hours in Psychology, and outstanding experience in teaching core-curriculum Introduction to Psychology.

Preferred Qualifications
• Ph.D. in Psychology with significant experience in higher education.
• Successful experience teaching adults in a post-secondary institution.
• Excellent communication skills in multicultural settings.

Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions
Work requires some muscular exertion and/or physical strain such as standing for long periods of time, recurring bending, or recurring lifting of items weighing up to 25 pounds.

Driving University Vehicle? No
Work Schedule

As required to support the academic schedule.

Substitution of Experience/Education No
Start Date
Ending Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit a professional CV; letter of application outlining the applicant's interest, qualifications and experience for the position; contact information for three professional references; and unofficial graduate transcripts to For additional information visit or contact Dr. Mario Casa de Calvo at Statements of teaching interests and teaching philosophy may also be requested from applicants.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. Please specify source from above
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. Do you have a Master's degree in Psychology with at least 18 graduate hours in Psychology?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Describe your experience in teaching core-curriculum Introduction to Psychology.
    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Graduate transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran Preference (DD-214)
  2. Teaching philosophy
  3. Resume