Part-Time/Adjunct Faculty; Psychology

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Working Title:

Part-Time/Adjunct Faculty; Psychology


Academic Affairs


Col Liberal Arts & Science (Col)

Work Unit:

Psychological Science

Work Location:


Vacancy Open To:

All Candidates

Position Designation:

Adjunct / Part-Time Faculty

Employment Type:

Temporary - Part-time

Hours per week:


Work Schedule:


Pay Rate:

Pay Rate varies

Minimum Experience/Education:

Faculty teaching undergraduate courses: doctorate or master’s degree in the teaching discipline or master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline.

Faculty teaching graduate courses: earned doctorate / terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline. UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the highest earned degree in the discipline.

UNC Charlotte also considers competence, effectiveness, and capacity, including, as appropriate, undergraduate and graduate degrees, related work experiences in the field, professional licensure and certifications, honors and awards, continuous documented excellence in teaching, or other demonstrated competencies and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes.

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education::

MA or PhD in Psychology required. Experience teaching asynchronous online courses in 5-week summer format preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:

UNC Charlotte is accepting applications for adjunct or part-time faculty. These positions are temporary and usually involve teaching a particular course or courses for a particular semester. These positions are temporary and do not accrue benefits.

Responsibilities could include: Developing and/or updating course syllabus, preparation of lectures, projects, or other student assignments, meeting all designated class periods, maintaining regularly scheduled office hours, grading student assignments and exams in a timely manner, submitting completed mid-semester progress reports and final grades according to University regulations.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. Applicants subject to criminal background check.

Other Work/Responsibilities:

Will be teaching PSYC 2131 Introduction to Forensic Psychology which is the overview of the field of forensic psychology, including the history of the discipline, and legal and ethical issues such as criminal profiling, definition of “insanity,” eyewitness identification, and jury selection. Also will be teaching a section of PSYC 2103 Research Methods II. This course includes hands-on experience with experimental, observational, and correlational methods of psychological research. Communicating research results using APA Style is a major component of the course. Emphasis on methodology rather than content and applicability of methods to current topics in psychology.

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Expected Length of Assignment:

Summer 2021

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Posted: 2/27/2021
Application Due: 3/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time