Online Adjunct Professor of Psychology

Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 22, 2020
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Posting Number

A00309P

Classification Title

Position Type

Adjunct Faculty

Disclaimer

Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

Position Title

Online Adjunct Professor of Psychology

Does this position require driving?

No

Contact

Contact Phone Ext

Contact Email

Job Summary/Basic Function

An adjunct faculty in Psychology will be responsible to teach students in online undergraduate Psychology, Sociology, Christian Counseling, and/or graduate Psychology. Additionally, adjunct faculty being considered for graduate level teaching may be asked to mentor doctoral students in dissertation research as a chairperson or committee member. Candidates must have the academic credentials to teach and/or mentor research in one or more of the following areas: research, statistics, industrial/organizational psychology, physiological psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, neuropsychology, cognitive psychology, and tests and measurements. Teaching responsibilities will include preparing and disseminating weekly announcements, communicating with students via e-mails, preparing course videos, moderating discussion board forums, and grading weekly. The adjunct will be expected to respond to e-mails within 24 hours and will grade student’s assignments, giving substantive feedback, within 5 days of the assignment submission. The adjunct will also carry out administrative responsibilities as directed by their Instructional Mentor, Faculty Support Coordinator, Online Chair, or Associate Dean; these administrative tasks include roster verification, reporting items, and timely submission of final grades, etc.

Adjunct Faculty Teaching Responsibilities include:
- Teach material from approved curriculum in accordance with assigned schedule to ensure student satisfaction.
- Assist students in achieving completion of objectives and learning outcomes.
- Provide regular and timely feedback to students.
- Participate in school retention initiatives by maintaining contact with students and offers assistance to absent students.
- Advise students in matters related to academics and attendance.
- Motivate students to actively participate in all aspect of the educational process.
- Maintain and report student grades and attendance in accordance with university policies.
- Other duties as assigned.

Adjunct Faculty Dissertation Mentoring Responsibilities include:
- Mentor dissertation students in the dissertation research process from conceptualization of the research problem to designing & conducting the dissertation study.
- Guide dissertation students in the IRB process.
- Provide regular and timely feedback to students.
- Lead Dissertation Defense meetings virtually.
- Motivate students to progress in their dissertation projects.
- Other duties relevant to the dissertation process.
Adjunct Faculty Dissertation Mentoring Responsibilities include:
- Mentor dissertation students in the dissertation research process from conceptualization of the research problem to designing & conducting the dissertation study.
- Guide dissertation students in the IRB process.
- Provide regular and timely feedback to students.
- Lead Dissertation Defense meetings virtually.
- Motivate students to progress in their dissertation projects.
- Other duties relevant to the dissertation process.

Minimum Qualifications

- Candidates must be able to educate students from a Christian worldview.
- Candidates must have a compatible statement of faith and academic worldview with Liberty University.
- Candidates must have the academic credentials to teach or mentor in one or more of the following areas: research, statistics, industrial/organizational psychology, physiological psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, neuropsychology, cognitive psychology, and tests and measurements.
- Earned doctorate in Psychology or related field from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
- Superior interpersonal, customer service, presentation, and communication skills required.
- Creative, innovative, and problem-solving skills required.
- Proven organizational skills and ability to complete assignments timely and accurately with minimal supervision.
- Proficiency in MS Office, Blackboard, and audio/video.
- Able to obtain and maintain licenses if applicable as required by state or accrediting commissions.
- Demonstrated strengths in teaching & mentoring at the college level is essential.
- Applications for consideration will only be accepted via Liberty University’s online automated application process.

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience teaching and/or mentoring students in an online environment.
- Experience mentoring doctoral dissertation students in research.

Work Hours

Varied

Posting Date

10/22/2020

Special Instructions for Applicants

Do not mail application or supplemental materials to LU. Viable candidates will be contacted personally with additional instructions if warranted.

Quicklink

http://jobs.liberty.edu/postings/30143
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
  4. Unofficial Transcript 2
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Pastoral Reference Letter
  3. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
  4. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 2
  5. Career Advancement Form (For Current LU Employees ONLY)
  6. Unofficial Transcript 3
  7. Other Document
  8. Professional License(s)
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. After reviewing Liberty University's Worldview Statement, do you agree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have experience with online learning platforms (Blackboard, Moodle, ANGEL, WebCT, etc.)?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you consider your computer skills to be:
    • Average or above
    • Novice
    • Little or no experience
  5. Briefly list your area(s) of research or teaching expertise.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Do you have experience teaching doctoral students? If so, please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. Do you have experience in chairing doctoral dissertations? If so, please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)



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