Adjunct Associate Professor – Psychology

Employer
San Joaquin Delta College
Location
California, United States
Salary
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
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time


Description:

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.




RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

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.
Qualifications:



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 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.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 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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