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Instructor of Psychology -- Non-Tenure Track

Employer
Winthrop University
Location
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

Job Details

Instructor of Psychology -- Non-Tenure Track

Location:
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC
Open Date:
Dec 20, 2023
Description:

Job Purpose: Teach, supervise, and advise psychology undergraduates with some possible graduate teaching responsibilities

Major Responsibilities

·       Teach undergraduate psychology courses, including introductory psychology, social psychology, personality psychology, developmental psychology, psychology of women, and other courses within areas of expertise

·       Teach a psychology graduate course, depending on candidate credentials and departmental needs

·       The option to engage in collaborative research with undergraduates exists in the department for those who are inclined

·       Advise undergraduate students

·       Engage in professional stewardship at program and department level.

 

Employment Conditions:  The position is a nine-month, full-time non-tenure track appointment with faculty rank requiring on-campus contact with students, faculty, and staff.  Salary is competitive and dependent on academic qualifications.  Option of summer employment is possible.


Qualifications:
·       MS and 18hrs in graduate Psychology is required. Doctoral degree (PhD) in psychology is highly preferred. 

·       Evidence of successful teaching at the college level.

·       Evidence of scholarly activity and potential for research.

·       Strong technology skills as needed for teaching. Familiarity with such programs as Excel, Qualtrics, and online teaching platforms  advantageous.

·       Evidence of potential for successful collaboration with colleagues and students.

 

About Winthrop University

Founded in 1886, Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina, offers its 6,000-plus undergraduate and graduate students an educational experience that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness, and civic engagement. In its colleges of Business Administration; Arts and Sciences; Education, Sport, and Human Sciences; and Visual and Performing Arts, Winthrop embraces only those programs and activities that can be delivered at an exemplary level. Winthrop is well known for its inclusive and supportive campus environment, with University College supporting programs in both academic and student affairs. Winthrop University is achieving national stature as a competitive and distinctive co-educational, public, residential, comprehensive, values-oriented institution. The values of service, excellence, diversity, community, and leadership provide the foundation for Winthrop’s continuing development and shape Winthrop’s continuing success. Numerous national accolades reflect the sustained high quality and value of the Winthrop Experience, including the most recent U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Winthrop as one of the top-10 public comprehensive universities in the South. Winthrop is an active member of the Rock Hill community and recognized as a key component of the region’s economic resurgence. Approximately 20 minutes from Charlotte, North Carolina, Winthrop has direct access to and is engaged in a broad and expansive regional business community. Winthrop’s beautiful campus encompasses a rich architectural blend of neo-Georgian buildings and is included in the National Register of Historic Places. The attractive recreational and research complex area that surrounds Winthrop Lake is home to Winthrop’s 18 Division I men’s and women’s sports.

Winthrop University is committed to providing a safe campus community. Winthrop conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a student loan default check, a criminal history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.


Application Instructions:

Review of applicants will begin on December 22, 2023. Although preference will be given to applicants who apply by the specified date, applicant review will continue until the position is filled. This position does not provide sponsorship to work in the United States, so candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States to be eligible for review. For more information, please see http://www.winthrop.edu/hr/

Required materials

1.     Application letter, including evidence of responsibilities and qualifications 

2.     Curriculum vitae

3.     Transcript and evidence of highest degree achieved (transcript copies acceptable but originals required upon appointment)

4.     Recommendation letters from at least three persons who know the candidate professionally

5.     Recent teaching evaluations

6.     Statement of teaching and advising interests/expertise, philosophy, and approach to supporting student development

7.     Statement of research interests and evidence of successful research collaboration with undergraduates

All materials should be submitted electronically via Interfolio. Questions should be directed to:

Dr. Donna Nelson (Chair, Search Committee)
Department of Psychology
803/323-2636
E-mail: psycsearch@winthrop.edu


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Winthrop University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Organization

Ideally situated in the heart of the Carolinas, Winthrop University is a highly ranked public, comprehensive university in Rock Hill, South Carolina, that is committed to be among the very best institutions of its kind.  Founded in 1886, Winthrop offers its students an educational experience that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness, and civic engagement.  Numerous national accolades reflect the sustained high quality and value of the “Winthrop Experience,” including the most recent US News & World Report’s ranking of Winthrop as one of the top-10 public comprehensive universities in the South.  

Winthrop Mag fall 2017Today more than 5,000 undergraduate and 1,000-plus graduate students are enrolled at Winthrop University.  The University recruits South Carolina’s most able students as well as highly qualified students from beyond the state whose presence adds diversity and enrichment.  Winthrop prides itself on being the institution of choice for groups traditionally under-represented on many college campuses, providing Winthrop faculty with the opportunity to create a teaching legacy that not only changes individual lives, but reshapes whole family trajectories.

Where we are matters, and Winthrop’s presence is significant.  Winthrop University is an active member of York County and recognized as a key component of the region’s economic growth.  With Charlotte  less than 20 minutes away—and 300-plus Fortune 500 Companies in Winthrop’s backyard—formal and informal community partnerships are numerous, threading through school and business networks. While Winthrop students have options about where they conduct their experiential learning, faculty and staff are privileged to select a residence from neighborhoods large, small, or somewhere in-between.  During holiday, Winthrop faculty find themselves a short drive from either the mountains or the beach.

Included in the National Register of Historic Places, Winthrop’s campus encompasses a rich architectural blend of neo-Georgian buildings.  The attractive recreational and research complex area that surrounds Winthrop Lake is home to Winthrop’s 16 Division I men's and women's sports. The physical beauty of Winthrop’s campus is a source of great pride, one that reflects the learning community for which it provides a foundation.  

 

Whether in the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, or College of Visual and Performing Arts, Winthrop University offers only those degree programs that can be delivered at an exemplary level.  High-impact practices such as first-year experiences, common intellectual experiences, undergraduate research, and global learning are embedded throughout the curriculum, encouraging active teaching and learning.  At Winthrop, faculty—not teaching assistants—are the lead facilitators, class sizes are small enough that teachers know their students by name, and faculty research agendas often include student collaborators. 

Quality student life programs supplement the academic, providing opportunities and services to foster student development along cognitive, personal, and interpersonal dimensions.  Students pursuing lifetime wellness can run alongside their faculty at the Lois Rhame West Health, Physical Education and Wellness Center where members can access a climbing wall, four racquetball courts, a 25-yard pool with 8 lanes, four basketball courts, an 8,000 square foot weight room, 2,000 square feet of cardio space with four additional cardio stations, and two aerobic/activity rooms. 

Inside—and outside—the classroom Winthrop prioritizes a learning environment that produces Winthrop graduates who:

· Think critically and solve problems 

 

· Are personally and socially responsible 

 

· Understand the interconnected nature of the world and the time in which they live 

 

· Communicate effectively 

 

Faculty and staff who expertly model and teach these competencies are an excellent fit at Winthrop and a critical ingredient in the Winthrop Experience.  We encourage you to review current openings and bookmark our jobs page for future possibilities.

     

 

 

 

 

Company info
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Telephone
803-323-2211
Location
701 Oakland Ave
Rock Hill
South Carolina
29733
US

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