Saybrook University, a non-profit accredited graduate school using a hybrid distance/residential learning model, seeks Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Humanistic Clinical Psychology. Innovative and progressive applicants are invited to join a distinguished faculty; whose accomplishments reflect the quality and academic achievement of our students and graduates. Our faculty are scholar-practitioners and leaders in their fields and professional associations, like within the American Psychological Association in many of its divisions. Faculty are effective educators, inspiring clinical supervisors, well published scholars, and social activists for change. Our pedagogy includes a rich diverse curriculum with a focus on critical and creative thinking grounded in humanistic principles. It combines best practices in hybrid online and residential education. Saybrook students are mature and proficient in the use of advances in technology applied in higher education. We prepare scholar-practitioners to engage the world in the 21st century.
*Position starts August 1, 2023, or until filled.
Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Effective student engagement and mentorship
Collaboration with and responsiveness to department chair, faculty, staff accordingly
Course Delivery/Development and Syllabus Review/Updating
Deliver high quality innovative on-line courses that foster critical thinking
Ensure high academic standards and quality aligned with program learning outcomes
Coordination of course offerings and catalog documentation as needed
Potential to design innovative, progressive, and clinically responsive courses
Participating in curriculum development, as needed.
Attend at least one faculty meeting per term (others are encouraged); monitor departmental communications
Residential Learning Experiences (RLE)
Potential for presenting workshops, course introductions, clinical training, and/or attending meetings during the weeklong in-person learning activity (negotiable)
Earned doctorate in psychology or highest degree for discipline
Licensed as a Clinical Psychologist or licensed practitioner in discipline
Demonstrated scholarship, clinical practice, and/or accomplishments in the fields of humanistic, existential, multiculturalism, and/or transpersonal psychologies
Previous experience in faculty leadership roles, particularly regarding curriculum development and working across departments preferred.
Relevant online supervision and teaching experience at the doctoral level, including supervision of dissertation research
Clinical experience and effectiveness in working with ethnically diverse and/or other special populations
Strong commitment to the goals and vision of Saybrook University
Able to offer on-line instruction regarding diverse theoretical perspectives
Committed to excellence in teaching, practice, and research (experiences with on-line instruction is desirable)
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.
Critical thinker, thinks strategically, and works collaboratively
Affectively forthright and open, with a high level of personal integrity
Effective communicator with strong time-management skills
Consults/collaborates with colleagues at all levels as needed
Well organized and able to meet complex workload demands
Strong commitment to equity, diversity, and multiculturalism in education and in faculty employment.
Applications should include:
Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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 human science, 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.
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.