2023-2024 Psychological Sciences (Adjunct)

Winston-Salem State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 10, 2023

Position Details

Classification Information

Position Classification Title

Adjunct Faculty



Position Class (Extract From Banner or PA)


EPA Position Type




Position Overview

Primary Purpose of the Position

The Department of Psychological Sciences is seeking a pool of candidates for temporary adjunct positions for the 2023-2024 academic year. Candidates should be able to successfully teach one or more of the following courses, face-to-face, during the day or evening hours:
  • Introduction to the Psychological Sciences
  • Lifespan Development
  • Abnormal Behavior
  • Brain and Behavior
  • Social Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Introduction to Black Psychology
  • Introduction to Community Psychology
  • Personality
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Psychological Sciences provides a culture of learning within a liberal educational context. We challenge undergraduates to apply a scientific approach to understanding the dynamic processes of human behavior and thinking in a global context. This is achieved through a variety of courses which emphasize the following:
  • Interplay between biological, cognitive, and social-level factors.
  • Actively engaging experiential learning, oral and written communication, research, and field-related experiences.
  • The important role of diversity and cultural understanding, and
  • Developing solution-oriented graduates who can transition into professional studies or the workforce.
Position Information

Working Position Title

2023-2024 Psychological Sciences (Adjunct)

Building and Room No.

Coltrane 203

Appointment Type

Time limited

If Time Limited.


Appointment Length.

1-2 Semesters

Position Number


Requirements and Preferences

Position required to work during periods of adverse weather or other emergencies


Minimum Experience/Education
  • Master’s Degree or higher in Psychology or a closely related field with at least 18 credits in Psychology.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a diverse academic setting.
  • Previous experience with Canvas or similar learning management system.
Normal Work Schedule

Morning, Afternoon, or Evening classes will be assigned as needed

Department Required Skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Command of American Psychological Association Style of writing.
  • Ability to teach effectively using best practices and a variety of instructional methods.
  • Ability to work with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
  • One year or more of experience teaching diverse learners, including first-year college students.
Required License or Certification

Valid US Driver's License


Commercial Driver's License Required


Physical Required


List any other medical/drug tests required

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Describe the specific job duties related to this competency
  • Responsible for teaching, grading, and mentoring students.
  • Teach undergraduate psychology courses (foundation, breadth, or depth) for credit, face-to-face, during day or evening hours.
  • Provide timely feedback to students about their assignments.
  • Timely submission of midterm and final grades required, and meeting with chair and other psychology faculty as needed.
Percentage Of Time


Posting Details

Posting Details

Internal Posting Only


Position Type


Time Limited Position


Appointment Length

1-2 semesters


Open Date


Close Date


Open Until Filled


Special Instructions Summary

Please Note: This Position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and T&E requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's Degree or higher in Psychology or a related field with at least 18 graduate hours in Psychology?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How do you believe your teaching style can serve our student population?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
Applicant Document
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. References List
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Other Document
  3. Letter of Reference 1
  4. Letter of Reference 2
  5. Letter of Reference 3
  6. Unofficial Transcript

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert

Similar jobs