Adjunct Associate Professor – Psychology

San Joaquin Delta College
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Sociology
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


Under the general supervision of the Division Dean of Humanities, Social Science, Education, Kinesiology, and Athletics, the Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology teaches organized classes primarily in the psychology discipline; the primary responsibility is to teach up to 10 units (part-time) in the assigned discipline.


Duties and responsibilities may include, but not limited to the following:
  • Instruct courses in Psychology to meet the educational requirements stated in the credit course outlines.
  • Assist the Division Dean in cooperating with campus and community groups to provide programs, courses, and information relevant to the needs of the students and the program.
  • Assist the Division Dean in the preparation of required reports by providing requested information.
  • Participate in the departmental process of curriculum review and modification.
  • Complete various reporting procedures as required for student evaluation, course reporting and budget development.
  • Attend various departmental, divisional, and campus-wide activities as stipulated.
  • Participate in departmental, divisional and campus-wide committees as part of the shared-governance process.
  • Participate in divisional committees as assigned by the Division Dean.
  • Perform other necessary duties which assure the smooth functioning of the Division, as assigned by the Division Dean and as outlined in Board Policy.
  • Teach in a large lecture format.
  • Implement technology and online resources for teaching and managing course content.
  • Familiarity and ability to teach in a distance learning environment.

  • Master's in psychology or bachelor's in psychology and master's in counseling, sociology, statistics, neuroscience, or social work or the equivalent.
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
  • Experience in teaching postsecondary courses in psychology.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to different levels of students' ability and learning styles.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to students from different cultures and ethnic groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to use innovative and creative teaching techniques and equipment, including the use of multimedia hardware and software and on-line instructional techniques.
  • Demonstrated leadership in developing curriculum for discipline specific courses and/or programs.
  • Demonstrated leadership, ability, and desire to stay current in the field.
  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to work with business and industry in order to coordinate the educational program with the needs of the community.
  • Interest in or knowledge of teaching online and other distance education courses.

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