Holy Names University is seeking dynamic, experienced, and motivated educators to serve as adjunct faculty across the psychology department.Using department course outcomes, adjunct faculty develop and deliver course content using high quality pedagogical techniques to build student success and learning. Adjunct faculty who choose may involve themselves in other aspects of campus life such as mentoring, research, and faculty meetings and groups. We value our adjuncts, andappreciatetheir presence and contributions as colleagues. Courses taught may include traditional face-to-face instruction, hybrid courses, or synchronous online courses.
Courses include:Introductionto Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Statistical Methods, Research Methods, Experimental Psychology,Clinical or Abnormal Psychology,Counseling Theories, Psychobiology or Neuroscience,Cognitive Psychology, Learning Theories, Group Processes, Social Psychology, Personality Psychology, Gender Studies, The Psychology of Emotion, Field Methods, and Hunan Sexuality, among others.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:
Prepare course syllabi that meet all contractual requirements.Cover all department course outcomes.
Provide up-to-date course materials and content.
Schedule classes and meet for the allotted time on every scheduled meeting day during the semester, even if the course is online.
Employ effective and contemporary instructional strategies that promote student learning using multiple learning modalities.
Regularly assess student understanding of class subject matter, and be able to demonstrate rubrics for course grades.
Respond to e-mail from students and the university in a timely manner.
Arrange office hours outside of class time to meet with and assist students.
Meet all deadlines for submission of syllabi, grades, student progress reports, student grievance responses and course evaluations.
Identify students of concern, including non-attendance patterns, to appropriate school delegates.
Work with Disability Support Services to provide accessible course content.
Provide feedback on student progress to department and advising.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Ph.D in Psychology in the specialized field of (or closely related to) the course(s), or a M.A. with appropriate post-graduate experience.For clinical courses, experience and training in the delivery of mental health services.
Teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
Ability to work with existing course descriptions and department outcomes.
Experience using online platforms to keep up-to-date grades and course content.
Experience with and understanding of diverse student backgrounds.Ability to include issues related to social justice and diversity as they relate to course content.
TO APPLY: The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff or faculty employment application, cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.
About Holy Names University Oakland's Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university's mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master's degree programs. HNU's student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University's idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.
Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Nestled in the Oakland, CA hills with a panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay, HNU is rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, empowering a diverse student body for leadership and service. Guided by the core values of the Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, HNU is a progressive, inclusive, and rigorous academic community offering a liberal arts and professional education. We prepare students to think critically and imaginatively, to understand and employ the veraious modes of knowledge, to communicate clearly and persuasively, and to promote the common good. Visit our website at www.hnu.edu to learn more about Holy Names University.