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Adjunct Faculty - Abnormal Psychology - Fall 2020 - Dean College
Dean College in Franklin, Maine
 
 
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Date Posted 08/26/2020
Category
Faculty-Liberal Arts-Psychology
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Location: Franklin, MA Category: Adjunct Faculty Posted On: Mon Aug 24 2020

Job Description:

The School of Liberal Arts is looking for a dynamic, experienced, student-centered educator to teach Abnormal Psychology during the fall semester. The College seeks Adjunct Faculty who focus on experiential learning and active engagement in their classrooms. Adjuncts chosen to teach at Dean College create a compelling and professional learning environment for students of diverse learning backgrounds. Adjuncts should be prepared to teach synchronously online.

We are seeking an adjunct instructor for PSY333: Abnormal Psychology. PSY 333 is a 3-credit class. The adjunct pay rate is $2,800.00/section. Adjunct faculty are expected to hold one office hour each week for each section they teach. The psychology program provides a course charter with course objectives as well as sample syllabi. All faculty will be expected to make active use of the learning management system (MyCourses) at least at a minimum level established by the college.

The course description is as follows: This course introduces students to understanding, diagnosing, and, to a lesser degree, treating human distress and disorders. Students will become familiar with the current version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) and use a biopsychosocial perspective to understand various case studies. Topics may include these disorders: anxiety, depression, bipolar, substance use, dissociative, feeding and eating, disruptive, impulse control, conduct, schizophrenia, psychotic, and personality.


Job Requirements:

  • A Master's degree in psychology or related discipline area is required, a PhD preferred;
  • College teaching experience preferred, particularly experience teaching first and second year undergraduates as well as online;
  • Having strong computer skills, the ability to access the Internet, the college's online resources and website and a willingness to be responsive to students via digital tools is a requirement;
  • Experience with or willingness to learn Moodle, our learning management system, and classroom media is necessary;
  • The successful candidate will possess expertise in learner-centered teaching; use of technologies and/or strategies to enhance pedagogy and the ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse student body with a variety of learning styles.


Additional Information:

Dean College is an equal-opportunity, Title IX institution and pledges to recruit, select and promote diversity by providing equality of opportunity in higher education for all persons, including faculty and staff with respect to hiring, continuation, promotion, and applicants for admission, enrolled students and graduates without discrimination or segregation.

The College is interested in candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of colleagues, students, faculty, and community members. All employment decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis. Dean College prohibits discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, work-related injury or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in College programs, services, and activities. A pre-employment background screen is required for all employees.

The Assistant Dean of Students, located on the second floor of the Campus Center, telephone 508-541-1841, coordinates the college's compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 Act.

The Director of Human Resources on the first floor of Dean Hall, telephone, 508-541-1681 coordinates the college's compliance with titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and amendments, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

The Dean College Athletics Department is a Division III member of the NCAA and competes as a member of the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC), Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC), and the USCAA and complies with all NCAA Division III Rules and Regulations.

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