Adjunct Instructor - Psychology (On-campus)

Location
St. Louis, MO
Posted
May 12, 2020
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Adjunct Instructor - Psychology (On-campus)

Job no: 492330
Work type: Adjunct
Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: Adjunct, College of Arts & Sciences

Posting Details

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 and teach courses on-campus.

The College of Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for an academically/professionally qualified adjunct faculty member to teach Psychology undergraduate courses. NOTE: All courses are taught face to face on Maryville’s campus in St. Louis, MO.

General Psychology: Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00-3:15 pm;

General Psychology: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from WF 5:00-5:50 pm;

Human Development: Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00-3:15 pm

Human Sexuality: Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00-9:15 am

Psychological Assessment: Wednesday and Friday from 2:00-3:15 pm

Personnel Psychology: Wednesday and Friday from 9:30-10:45 am

Critical Thinking in the Social Sciences: Wednesday and Friday from 8:00-9:15 am; Or Wed and Fri from 12:30-1:45 pm

Social Psychology: Wednesday and Friday from 2:00-3:15 pm; OR Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00-3:15

Psychological Statistics: Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00-9:15 am

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

• Master’s degree in Psychology or related field from a regionally accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications

• Doctorate with at least 15 graduate hours in Psychology from a regionally accredited institution.

• Experience with Criminal Justice and/or Criminology

• Teaching experience and relevant experience in the field.

Physical Demands

Open Until Filled

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

The Department is using this position announcement to build a qualified pool of instructors to fill teaching needs as they arise. This position is not designated for a specific course or semester.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the 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.

Advertised: July 08, 2020
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