Saybrook University is seeking Adjunct Dissertation Faculty Members to join its Humanistic Clinical Psychology (HCP) Department to advise and/or oversee dissertation research. Saybrook University is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and is recruiting passionate educators to support the university mission. Saybrook University seeks candidates with strong experience conducting and advising doctoral dissertation research.
Under the direction of the Department Chair, the Adjunct Dissertation Faculty Member is responsible for providing research mentoring of graduate students. Adjunct Dissertation Faculty bring a unique perspective to the University due to their expertise in their specific field, as well as expertise with specific research methodologies. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in psychology with experience chairing dissertation research in clinical psychology. Ideal candidates demonstrate an understanding of diverse student learners, a background in Existential-Humanistic theory/methodologies, and a strong grasp of qualitative and/or quantitative research methods.
*Position starts August 1, 2023, or until filled.
Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Serving on dissertation or thesis committees as the faculty chair.
Participating in curriculum development, as needed.
Presenting during the in-person Residential Learning Experience (RLE) on topics of interest (negotiable).
Advising graduate students in the dissertation phase.
Providing constructive feedback, guidance, and oversight of student research.
Evaluating the dissertation drafts and issuing the appropriate grades.
Exhibiting flexibility in teaching students from diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrating professional development, including innovations and changes within the field.
Engaging in distance learning instruction as it relates to dissertation committee work.
Demonstrating strong computer competency.
A doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning required, ideally in the areas of research, psychology or integrative medicine, however strong candidates from other fields will be considered.
Demonstrated competencies in Humanistic-Existential psychology or related areas.
Minimum of 5 years of experience developing and teaching graduate level courses at the foundational level, advanced level in clinical psychology, and mentoring students on dissertations.
Knowledge and experience of online higher education and research/IRB administration best practices.
Experience with Office 365, Learning Management Systems (Canvas experience preferred), and other software for research, IRB administration, and online teaching.
Strong commitment to the goals and vision of Saybrook University.
Committed to program and University growth.
Effective communication and time-management skills.
Committed to teaching, practice, and research (experience with online instruction is desirable).
Able to offer online instruction regarding topics and skills within their areas of expertise.
Active researcher with research publications.
The ability to teach with real-world experience.
Technologically skilled in communication, presentation, and online learning systems; and
Passionate about academic fields and educational instruction.
Applications should include:
Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that celebrates diversity and inclusion.
About Saybrook University:
Saybrook University was founded over 50 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 organizational systems, psychology, mind-body medicine, and counseling, 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 diverse, inclusive community of creative, compassionate innovators dedicated to pursing new ways of thinking and doing for our professions, organizations, and communities.
For more information, visit www.saybrook.edu.Compensation & Benefits
Three credit courses are budgeted at $2,000-4,000 per course, dependent upon student enrollment. Two credit courses are budgeted at $1,334-2,668 per course, dependent upon student enrollment. Under-enrolled courses may fall below these ranges. Additional compensation factors may impact total compensation. To learn more about our competitive benefits and additional rewards, including generous paid time-off, medical and dental insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, click the link below.https://www.saybrook.edu/about/careers/
Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.