Assistant Professor of Psychology - La Plata
Assistant Professor of Psychology - La PlataTracking CodeFY19-79 Job Description
Located in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area between the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay, the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) serves a culturally and geographically diverse region. Founded in 1957, CSM was named in 2015 as one of the top 150 colleges by the Aspen Institute Prize for Community College Excellence, boasts strong transfer and workforce programs, and is a multi-year recipient of the Workplace Excellence Award.
College of Southern Maryland invites applications to fill a 10-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Psychology faculty position. This position is based at the La Plata campus.
The faculty member is responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities to promote student-centered learning. The faculty member is responsible for performing assigned duties during the day, evening, or weekend on the La Plata campus. At a minimum, the related activities include instruction, holding office hours, serving on various committees, and participating in local, state, regional, and national professional activities and organizations. A faculty member performs all other duties as directed by the Division Chair, Vice President of Academic Affairs, or the President or designee.
The faculty member will teach 30 credits per academic year. The faculty member will schedule, publish, and hold 5 office hours per week during the academic year, including fall and spring semesters. The faculty member will participate in professional development opportunities and perform professional service hours based on faculty placement in rank, as set forth in the Faculty Handbook. Primary areas of teaching responsibility include: Psychology.
When applying for this position, please be prepared to answer the following statements during the application submission process:
- Please describe your activities that demonstrate a commitment to student success for a diverse student population.
- Please submit a statement of your teaching philosophy.
Placement in rank is commensurate with background and experience. Professional development and professional service requirements are determined by rank and documented annually on the faculty development plan. For more information on placement in rank please visit the Pay and Benefits Questions provided on the FAQ page from the menu along the left side of the CSM Employment site.
As part of your application, please submit your resume and transcripts in one of the following formats: doc, xls, txt, rtf, pdf, jif, jpg, htm, html. Please submit your resume and transcripts by clicking on the "submit resume" button at the bottom of this screen.
College of Southern Maryland conducts background checks in order to ensure the safety and well-being of the college's staff and students. The final candidate for this position will be subject to the following background check: Criminal History Check.
This position is open until filled. For best consideration, please apply by 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, May 17, 2019. The College of Southern Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Required Skills
- Master's degree in Psychology or another very closely related field; Doctorate preferred.
- Two years full-time teaching experience in psychology or four years teaching as adjunct faculty member, preferable at the college level.
- Experience or potential to teach a wide range of subjects including general psychology, human development, personality, and multicultural content.