Adjunct Instructor - Psychology (On-Ground)

St. Louis, MO
Jun 15, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number20100791Job TitleAdjunct Instructor - Psychology (On-Ground)Working TitleFall 2019Position TypeFaculty Posting Text

Job Summary/Basic Function

In keeping with our mission and vision statement, Maryville actively seeks adjunct faculty members who are experts in their fields and have a passion for teaching. Adjunct faculty are an integral part of the University’s learning community.

The College of Arts and Sciences is accepting application for academically/professionally qualified adjunct faculty to teach Psychology undergraduate courses.

NOTE: All courses are taught face to face.

Specifically we are seeking individuals for the following courses during the Fall 2019 semester:
•Introduction to Leadership: Tuesday and Thursday 3:30-4:45 pm;
•Social Psychology: Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30-10:45 am; or Wednesday from 6:00-8:50 pm;
•Multicultural Psychology: Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30-10:45 am;
•Human Cognition: Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30-1:45 pm;
•Biological Psychology: Monday and Wednesday from 2:00-3:15 pm;
•Critical Thinking in the Social Sciences: Monday and Friday from 2:00-3:15 pm;
•Research Methods: Monday from 6:00-8:50 pm;
•Statistics: Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00-3:15 pm; or Monday from 6:00-8:50 pm. The course covers descriptive and inferential statistics through ANOVA and regression. Knowledge of SPSS is also required.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

•Teach assigned course as specified in the schedule and course contract.
•Participate in welcome orientation to become familiar with the University’s mission, academic policies and procedures, expectations, and Canvas (Learning Management System).
•Prepare essential learning objectives, lesson plans, and assignments. Develop course syllabus.
•Clearly communicate course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, and assignments and deadlines.
•Employ a variety of teaching styles in order to effectively deliver course content demonstrating both academic and real-world applications of concepts covered.
•Encourage active learning through discussion topics, class assignments, group projects, etc.
•Provide feedback and grade assignments in a timely and thorough manner (with 24-36 hrs).
•Establish office hours to provide additional assistance with student questions/concerns.
•Report early alerts for students who are not actively engaging in the course.
•Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

•Applicants must have earned a Master’s degree in psychology or related field from a regionally accredited institution

Preferred Qualifications

•Doctorate with at least 15 graduate hours in Psychology or related field from a regionally accredited institution.
•Teaching experience and relevant experience in the field.

Physical DemandsWork Hours Posting Detail Information

Posting Date06/14/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

•Graduate transcripts are required to complete the application. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application purposes.
•An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.
•Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.
•Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

Quicklink Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Maryville website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
    • INSIGHT Into Diversity
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • LinkedIn
    • Diversity Awareness Partnership
    • Personal referral
    • Other
  2. If you answered "Other" please elaborate on where you learned of this opening:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Master’s degree in Psychology or related field from a regionally accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you available to teach daytime or evening classes that meet on our main campus in St. Louis, MO?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcript 1
  4. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 2
  2. Transcript 3
  3. Transcript 4