Full-Time Faculty- Psychology (Open Rank: Instructor, Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor)

$44,874 - $57,513 yearly
  • Bristol Community College
  • Bristol Community College, Elsbree Street, Fall River, MA, USA
  • Nov 06, 2019
Full time   Psychology Social & Behavioral Sciences

Job Description

STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Psychology Faculty will teach a full-time (15 credit hours per semester) schedule of Psychology courses, which may include, but are not limited to the list found online in the Academic Catalog. Courses may be held at our Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, and Taunton locations and/or in the online environment as assigned.


  • Teach a full-time (15 credit hours per semester) schedule of Psychology courses.
  • Prepare syllabi and develop curricula to address course and student learning outcomes and General Education competencies as appropriate.
  • Serve as academic advisor to students.
  • Post and maintain a minimum of four (4) office hours per week.
  • Develop appropriate discipline-related courses.
  • Serve on college committees as elected or appointed.
  • Attend program, department, division, all-college, academic area, and committee meetings.
  • Recommend suitable instructional material, textbooks, and library acquisitions.
  • Participate in assessment of course and program learning outcomes.
  • Use technology effectively to communicate with students and colleagues and to enhance classroom learning as appropriate.
  • Engage in professional development activities to maintain excellence in the discipline and in the classroom.
  • Foster student success across the college's diverse student body through innovative teaching and learning approaches.
  • Actively participate in the general college community and fulfill duties as stipulated in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Preferred and Required Qualifications


  • Minimum of a Master's degree in Psychology.
  • Minimum of two years of teaching experience at the college level.
  • Demonstrated experience in curricular planning and assessment, as well as demonstrated use of High Impact Practices, technologies, and inclusive pedagogy to enhance student learning.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office 365.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.


  • Doctorate in Psychology preferred.
  • Demonstrated versatility in teaching a range of courses offered in the Psychology program, particularly in introductory and upper level courses in Research Methods, Statistics, and Neuropsychology.
  • Experience in community college teaching, advising, and curriculum development.
  • Demonstrated experience with online instruction.
  • Evidence of scholarly work in Psychology.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Blackboard, Banner, Argos, and/or DegreeWorks.
  • Ability to speak a language in addition to English.

Application Details

TO APPLY:  Please complete our online application by clicking on the "Apply" button. Screening will begin with completed applications received by December 04, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.


1) A completed Bristol Community College Employment Application.

2) A current resume/curriculum vitae.

3) A cover letter that demonstrates how your skills and experience meet the desired and required qualifications of the position (not limited in length).

4) The college will independently verify education credentials as provided on the application. For certain positions that require a college degree, the hired candidate must supply official transcripts upon hire. Transcripts must include your name and degrees conferred.

5) Those interviewed will be required to present a 20 minute teaching demonstration on a topic of the committee's choice.

All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Bristol Community College is an institution that does not sponsor work authorization.

A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted for all positions.

Bristol Community College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We value diversity and equity, and are committed to creating an all-inclusive community free from discrimination and harassment. Bristol believes that diversity, equity and inclusion among our community members is imperative to the success of our mission to serve our students well, and is the mainstay of our values. 


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