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Faculty Member - Mind-Body Medicine .5 FTE

Saybrook University

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Job location: Remote

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-06-29
Req: R0006310

Job Description:

Saybrook University is seeking a part-time faculty member to join the Department of Mind-Body Medicine in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences (CIMHS). This is a half-time, remote employment position at 0.5 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE); benefits package included. The individual hired for the position will report directly to the Mind-Body Medicine Department Chair.

The focus of MS and PhD Mind-Body Medicine is to train professionals to apply evidence-based mind-body approaches and integrative techniques to the fields of health and wellness in the work they do as educators, practitioners, and researchers.

Primary Responsibilities

Course Instruction

  • Participating in required faculty meetings (e.g., training and orientation, pre-semester meetings, technology updates, IRB).
  • Developing new courses and/or revising syllabi that align with the program learning outcomes and academic standards.
  • Learning how to utilize technology in the online classroom and implementing creative ways to support student learning.
  • Delivering high quality on-line courses to foster critical thinking, engagement, and academic performance.
  • Attending residential conference activities and courses (if assigned).

Advising/Mentoring Students

  • Speaking with prospective students per requests from the admissions department.
  • Supporting new and continuing students as they acclimate to the program, identify research topics, and pursue professional opportunities.
  • Participating as a member on dissertation research committees.


  • Willingness to represent the college as a faculty senator (if nominated).
  • Participating in program and course level review academic review processes.
  • Maintaining effective professional and community involvement and/or affiliations as an ambassador for the university.

Specific Qualifications

  • Doctorate from a regionally-accredited institution of higher learning (preferably in health sciences, psychology, or related field).
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching, practice, and practice.
  • Minimum, two years of experience teaching in an online education program.
  • Subject-matter expert on topics relevant for integrative healthcare practitioners (e.g., mind-body practices, complementary and integrative medicine, psychophysiology, and healthcare ethics).
  • Evidence of professional engagement with complementary and integrative healthcare paradigms, practice, research, and/or teaching.
  • Experience facilitating psychosocial group sessions.
  • History of speaking engagements, poster and/or paper presentations at professional conferences.
  • Supervising student research projects.

About Saybrook University:

Saybrook University was founded over 40 years ago by some of the greatest minds of the 20th century and continues to inspire a new generation of innovators. A non-profit regionally accredited university known for its commitment to humanistic studies and rigorous research, Saybrook University’s academic model puts the student at the center of everything we do to provide a unique, transformational, learning experience. Saybrook offers advanced degrees in management, organizational systems, psychology, mind-body medicine, integrative functional nutrition, coaching, counseling, and transformative social change all in flexible learning formats to help students continue to be active contributors to the fields they work in while they advance their education. Saybrook University is proud to be a community of creative, compassionate innovators dedicated to pursing new ways of thinking and doing for our professions, organizations, and communities.

*Note: Applicants are asked not contact the hiring manager about the status of their application.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Saybrook University offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Working at Saybrook University 

Saybrook University is the world’s premier institution for humanistic studies. It is a rigorous and unique learner-centered educational institution offering advanced degrees in psychology, mind-body medicine, and organizational systems. Saybrook’s programs are deeply rooted in the humanistic tradition and a commitment to help students develop as whole people – mind, body, and spirit – in order to achieve their full potential. Experiential learning and professional training are integral components of the transformative education offered through Saybrook’s programs.

Saybrook University is growing to bring together new disciplines and apply its humanistic perspective to a broad spectrum of practical fields.

The University comprises graduate programs divided into four cohesive schools focused on specific disciplines and career and professional outcomes:

·  School of Organizational Leadership and Transformation (OLT)

·  School of Mind-Body Medicine

·  School of Clinical Psychology

·  School of Psychology and Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Our global community of scholars and practitioners is dedicated to advancing human potential to create a humane and sustainable world. We accomplish this by providing our students with the skills to achieve and make a difference, empowering them to pursue their passions and their life’s work. Our scholars and practitioners are creative, compassionate innovators pursuing new ways of thinking and doing for their professions, organizations, and communities.

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