Adjunct Faculty, Media Psychology

  • Fielding Graduate University
  • Remote (2020 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA, USA)
  • Feb 18, 2021
Part time / Adjunct Communications/Journalism/Film/TV Psychology

Job Description


Adjunct Faculty, Media Psychology 

Location: Virtual 

Reports to: Media Psychology Program Director 

Position: Adjunct Faculty

Applications for Adjunct Faculty in Media Psychology will be accepted for consideration until the positions have been filled. Online teaching position begins as early as September 2021.



Fielding Graduate University delivers a personalized graduate education that fosters individual development, community collaboration, and societal engagement. Our vision is for our graduates to excel in scholarship and practice that create a more humane, just, and sustainable world. 

Courses are 12 weeks in length.  Faculty are required to provide 2 hours of live lecture (via video conference) per week although there is flexibility on day(s) and specific time.  Fielding operates on a three-term year (January, May, and September).  Adjunct faculty would teach 1-3 classes per year total.

Positions will start to be filled for the September term.  


Social Justice and Diversity

Fielding Graduate University is committed to social justice and diversity, and encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.  Applicants who can contribute to diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and mentorship are strongly encouraged to apply. To fulfill our goal of a more diverse faculty, preference will be given to candidates who have not earned their doctorate degree from Fielding.


Preferred and Required Qualifications


We seek scholar-practitioners who have experience teaching online, ideally at the graduate level; record of research/scholarly publications and/or practitioner experience in media psychology; and a Master’s degree (MA or MS) or PhD in Psychology.

We are particularly interested in applicants with successful experience in teaching, research or scholarship, and applied work in areas related to the interface of cognitive and media psychology, such as interactive media, virtual and augmented reality, gaming, social technologies, or other forms of mediated experiences.


Preference will be given to candidates who can teach in any of the following areas:

  • Research methods
  • Critical writing
  • Immersive/emerging media - The Social Impact of Immersive Technology
  • Global Psychology:  Media and Social Advocacy
  • The Psychology of Social Media Strategy
  • Special topics in media psychology 

Application Details


Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online applications. You will be prompted to create a user name and password to initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Applicants are encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and professional references on hand while completing the application. The online application process takes approximately 30 minutes. Upon completion, applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via email. 


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