Psychology Professor

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Psychology Professor

Salary: $76,888.00 - $101,371.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-time Faculty - Tenure-Track
Job Number: 6133-f-09/22
Closing: 3/1/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Visalia/Tulare/Hanford, CA
Department: Social Sciences
Division:

General Description

College of the Sequoias is seeking an equity-minded candidate to fill a full-time, tenure-track position in the Social Science Division Department beginning August 2023.

College of the Sequoias Community College District serves a diverse community of learners and is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution. College of Sequoias provides a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, career and technical programs for our students. We seek candidates who exhibit an understanding and commitment to the community college mission, and who have a passion for student success.

COMMITMENT TO EQUITY:

College of the Sequoias values the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, gender identities, abilities, and orientations. The District prioritizes applicants who promote the success and inclusion of students who have been historically underrepresented in higher education. The District seeks to employ faculty members who are equity-minded and value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals. Ideal candidates will share the College of the Sequoias' commitment to be knowledgeable about and implement equitable learning and teaching methods appropriate to serve its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. College of the Sequoias is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the District has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching General Psychology and Research Methods; however, teaching assignments may also include: Social Psychology, Human Sexuality, Abnormal Psychology, Personal and Social Growth, Behavior Modification.

Assignments may include evening classes, weekend classes, online, and teaching at our locations in Visalia, Hanford, and/or Tulare. Participation in the governance of the District by way of committee assignments is expected.

Other responsibilities include maintenance of a number of office hours, full participation in departmental responsibilities, and the willingness to create and/or participate in and sustain an atmosphere of equity, justice, and appreciation for diversity throughout the college.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

The candidate must meet the following criteria:
  • Master's in psychology OR
  • Bachelor's in psychology AND a Master's degree in counseling, sociology, statistics, neuroscience, or social work or Possession of a California Community College Teaching Credential (valid for life) in Psychology OR
  • The equivalent AND
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic social, economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

  • Note: If claiming equivalency, please complete and submit the appropriate Equivalency paperwork found at: https://www.cos.edu/en-us/Governance/Board/BoardPolicies/Documents/AP%207211%20-%20Equivalency.pdf (Download PDF reader). Your equivalency paperwork must be submitted with your application, by the recruitment deadline. Please submit as a "supplemental attachment" within the "Attachment" section of this application.

    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

    The Social Science Division/Psychology Department is looking for evidence of the following:
  • Successful community college teaching or work experience with diverse student populations.
  • Evidence and ability to address the needs of diverse and frequently underserved student populations taking a wide range of college level courses.
  • Evidence of ability to use a variety of teaching strategies and assessment methods that encourage retention while successfully challenging a diverse student population.
  • Ability to implement contemporary pedagogical philosophies, methods, and techniques including multi-media to develop and deliver instruction in classroom and lab settings.
  • In-depth knowledge in one or more of the following areas: experimental psychology, learning & behavior modification, clinical psychology, and research methods.
  • Commitment to developing instructional activities, course syllabi, course outlines and other necessary material.
  • At least two years of teaching experience at the adult, secondary, and /or post-secondary level.
  • Ability to incorporate student learning outcome objectives within course and programs and willingness to use and develop stated objectives and measures.
  • Experience with course and program assessment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in cooperation with staff, colleagues, and students.
  • Desire and evidence of an ability to take on leadership roles both within the department and in the institution as a whole.


  • Application Procedure

    To be considered applicants must submit ALL of the following required material before or by the filing deadline:
  • Completed online application.
  • Equity Narrative (included in the Supplemental Questions)
  • Letter of interest, which addresses the Desirable Qualifications. In this letter, we invite applicants to expand on strengths not covered in other parts of the application.
  • Resume
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts of college/university work. (If transcripts are not in English, include a summary of courses and grades). Official transcripts are required upon employment.
  • Equivalency documents (If necessary)
  • Two (2) recent letters of recommendation addressing pertinent experience or equivalent competencies. If submitting confidential recommendation letters from a third party, please have letters emailed to [email protected]. Please do not submit a reference list in lieu of letters of recommendations.



  • Recruitment Analyst: Nancy Yanes at [email protected] or 559-737-4886

    College of the Sequoias does not sponsor H-1B Visas



    To apply, visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/cos/jobs/3738852/psychology-professor

    COLLEGE OF THE SEQUOIAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The College of the Sequoias Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, gender, color, language, accent, citizenship status, ancestry national origin, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, parental status, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics.





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    Organization

    College of the Sequoias is a two-year California community college offering educational and enrichment programs for the residents of its district in Tulare and Kings counties. The college was established in 1925 and moved to its current 62-acre main campus site in Visalia in 1940.

    In addition to the campus in Visalia, COS operates a full-service center in Hanford that is also home to the college's police and fire academies.

    COS also opened its Tulare College Center in January 2013. It is a full-service college center and the home of COS' agriculture program

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