Instructor of Psychology
Tunxis Community College
(Full-time, 10-month, tenure track position)
Under the supervision of the chair of the Social Sciences Department, this instructor is expected to teach a minimum of thirty credit hours (subject to collective bargaining) per academic year in the area of Psychology. Related responsibilities include curriculum review and development, professional development, student advising, and serving on departmental and college committees and work groups. Teaching responsibilities may include evening or online courses.
Master's Degree in Psychology or subfield of Psychology.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references.
Three years’ teaching experience in higher education. Excellent teaching, communication, and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to utilize instructional technology. Evidence of commitment to, and understanding of, the mission of the community college. Ability to work effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse population.
Experience teaching at least three of the following courses or their equivalents: General Psychology, Life Span Development, Child Development, Educational Psychology, Social Psychology, Theories of Personality, Abnormal Psychology. One year of distance learning (on-line) teaching experience. Familiarity with academic assessment methods and systems. Demonstrated use of effective teaching techniques. Willingness to engage in non-teaching responsibilities that support the work of the psychology discipline, Social Sciences Department, and College.
MINIMUM SALARY: $55,571 approximate annual, plus excellent State supported fringe benefits.
Submit a detailed letter of interest, stating explicitly which courses and number of credit hours taught at the college level, a statement of teaching philosophy, current resume and the names and contact details of three references to:
Tunxis Community College,
ATTN: Holi Martinez,
Reference: Instructor of Psychology,
271 Scott Swamp Road,
Farmington, CT 06032-3187.
Electronic applications will NOT be accepted.
DEADLINE: Application materials must be postmarked on or before April 2, 2018.
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TUNXIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F.
PROTECTED GROUP MEMBERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Tunxis Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, sex (including pregnancy), marital status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability – past or present history of mental disability, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, workplace hazards to reproductive systems, criminal record (in state employment and license), or any other protected class. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries/complaints regarding the non-discrimination policies: Professor Jessica Waterhouse, Title IX Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org (860)773-1646 and Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Officer Charles Cleary, email@example.com (860)773-1302, Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032.
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