Adjunct Lecturer, Cross-Cultural Psychology
Job location: Bentley Campus
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2019-06-12
Job Description SummaryThis introductory level course examines the cultural similarities and differences of individuals and groups from various parts of the world in order to understand their behaviors, thoughts, and feelings as they experience the world. Course material is based on quantitative and qualitative research and anecdotal materials to assist the learning process. The following topics are among those addressed in the course: alternative conceptions of intelligence, female/male views on culture, individualism versus collectivism, worldview of lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals, nonverbal aspects of language, direct versus indirect communication, social consequences of bilingualism, common experiences of immigrants and refugees, overt versus covert racism, white privilege, racial identity development, causes of health disparities, and understanding culturally similar and different individuals.
Must be available Mondays and Wednesdays 8:00 to 11:00 am during the fall 2019 semester. PhD in relevant field of psychology is preferred, although Ph.D. candidates in late stages of training will be considered. Individuals with clinical, research, and/or teaching experience are encouraged to apply.Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.DIVERSITY STATEMENTBentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.