Adjunct Faculty - Master of Arts in Sport and Performance Psychology (MASPP)

Employer
University of Denver
Location
USA, Denver, Colorado
Salary
Negotiable

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Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science

Job Details

At the Graduate School of Professional Psychology, our goal is to transform the way we think about and approach mental health and wellness. We do so through groundbreaking academic programs and experiential training that aims to ensure we can better meet the needs of the communities we serve. We are dedicated to developing exceptional practitioners and scholars by offering a well-rounded approach to education. Every single one of our programs blends valuable academic offerings, intensive field-based training, cutting-edge applied research, and constructive community engagement. Our academic programs are rooted in our history of service and have developed over time to meet the growing needs of society. For more information please visit http://psychology.du.edu.

The Master of Arts in Sport and Performance Psychology (MASPP) program aspires to develop competent, ethical, and socially conscious professionals who will be future leaders in the field of sport and performance psychology (SPP). The mission of the MASPP program is to serve our students and the Denver community, and in so doing establish standards for the field academically and professionally. We serve our students by facilitating applied opportunities for sport and performance consultation, engaging them to advance scholarly inquiry and cultivate critical thinking, and actively mentoring students in the application of performance principles and professional issues. We provide an innovative, leading edge educational environment capitalizing on our faculty's ongoing applied experiences.

GSPP seeks to train students to provide culturally competent services to clients and the community. GSPP is committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment and encourages applications from individuals with minoritized identities. GSPP endeavors to create an accessible, affirming, and safe climate by actively engaging in the process of systemic transformation and accountability.

Position Description:

The Sport and Performance Psychology program at the Graduate School of Professional Psychology is accepting applications for adjunct faculty instructors to teach a variety of courses in the 2021-2022 academic year.

The full course listing is available in the University of Denvers Graduate Bulletin: http://bulletin.du.edu/graduate/schoolscollegesanddivisions/professionalpsychology/professionalpsychology/#courseinventory.

A preliminary schedule is available at: https://www.du.edu/registrar/course/scheduleofclasses.

Please note that course offerings, schedules, and modalities may vary.

Essential Functions:

Adjunct faculty are required to complete DU-wide online training, plan and teach courses (some courses are on-campus whereas others may be online using Zoom), be available to meet with students online or in-person, respond to student questions, assign and grade papers and exams as appropriate, and adhere to all relevant DU policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Sport and Performance Psychology or related field
  • Demonstrated current and relevant expertise

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in a related field
  • Teaching experience at the graduate level

Course Rate

Adjunct faculty are compensated at a rate of $1,058 per credit per course. Instructors who are co-teaching a content course that does not involve clinical supervision will split the credits, so each co-teacher receives half of the pay above.

This posting will serve for multiple openings.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

Benefits

The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Application Deadline

Applications are currently being accepted and reviewed for all academic quarters.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. CV
  2. Answer the question about which course(s) you are interested in teaching.

*Please contact Rachel Caskey with any questions:

Organization

Founded in 1864—just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded—the University of Denver is one of the country's premier private universities.

The University's 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to more than 11,500 students hailing from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries.

The University offers:

Regardless of what they study, University of Denver students embark on a personal educational journey that helps them find and follow their individual purpose.

Collaborative, Experiential Learning

Our students work closely with faculty, peers and members of the community on projects, research and fieldwork. They cross disciplines to discover new perspectives and approaches to problem solving.

In and out of the classroom, our students learn by doing, whether they're collecting data in the field or putting theory into practice in a clinical setting.

The University of Denver Culture

Across the University of Denver’s many divisions, departments, and offices, supervisors are searching for new employees who strive to excel and innovate, prize integrity, and who value the opportunity to engage with the community.  The University is always looking for creative problem solvers, critical thinkers, and lifelong learners who want to know more and do more.

At the University of Denver, our culture is steeped in ethics and social responsibility. As a result, our faculty and students represent a wide array of perspectives and enjoy the healthy dialogue that grows out of diversity. University of Maryland, Baltimore

For all their differences, the members of our community are united by a common purpose: They're determined to confront society's most pressing challenges—everything from world health and the global economy to access to education.

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