Instructor/Assistant Professor of Psychology

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Start date: 2014-09-25T06:32:50.447
Salary period: Annual
Siena Heights University, a Catholic university sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters and located in Adrian, MI, invites applications for a full-time position in the Psychology Department to begin in August, 2015. Although the specific area is open, preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in developmental psychology. The ideal candidate will possess a doctorate in psychology, commitment to excellence in teaching in a liberal arts environment, and successful college-level teaching experience. Along with teaching developmental psychology and gerontology, the applicant may also teach introductory psychology, research methods, physiological psychology, etc., as determined by candidates background and program need. In addition, the successful candidate will be prepared to contribute to the universitys innovative interdisciplinary liberal arts core seminars. Proficiency with information technology at the college level, including online teaching, is desired. Rank and salary are dependent on experience.
This faculty member is expected to teach four 3 credit hour classes each semester, provide academic advising to students, and participate in scholarly activity and service to the University. Prepare syllabi for classes, instruct students, provide appropriate feedback and assign grades to students on a timely basis. Meet the deadlines set by the Registrars Office related to such activities as grading (midterm and final), scheduling, etc. Participate in curriculum development in conformity with learning outcomes for the program. Provide data on learning outcomes assessment in a timely manner. Attend to his/her professional development and appropriate scholarly activity for academic rank. Participate in program, division and faculty meetings. Participate on a university committee or an appropriate substitute activity negotiated with a division chair, e.g., moderating a student organization. Serve as an academic advisor for psychology students and assist the program in recruitment and retention efforts. Attend fall convocation, honors convocation, commencement, and other university events. Participate in faculty and university activities in the weeks prior to and following the academic year. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the program coordinator, division chairperson or dean.
Masters required, Doctorate preferred. Demonstrated teaching effectiveness and a desire to work in a liberal arts setting. Record of teaching experience and scholarly activities.
Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter, curriculum vita/resume, list of professional references, sample syllabus, three letters of recommendation, and a brief description of your teaching philosophy to . In the subject line of the email, please reference the job title of this position to ensure timely review and distribution of your materials. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE

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