Society for the Teaching of Psychology

Division 2 of the American Psychological Association

Assistant Professor, Psychology, Palomar College

  • 14 Feb 2017 1:46 PM
    Message # 4608966

    Department: Behavioral Sciences

    Salary: $58,382.79 – $92,764.61 annually

    Full or Part Time: Full-time

    Date Opened: February 13, 2017

    Close Date: March 27, 2017

    Primary Function: The Assistant Professor, Psychology is primarily responsible for teaching a variety of courses in the discipline of psychology. Specifically, these courses include five psychology classes per semester, to primarily include Introduction to Psychology.

    Minimum Qualifications: Must meet one of the sets of qualifications listed under a) through c):

    a) A Master’s degree in psychology.
    b) A Master’s degree in counseling, sociology, statistics, neuroscience, or social work AND a bachelor’s degree in psychology.
    c) A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of the qualifications in either a) or b) above. You must complete and attach the Application for Equivalency form (, if you do not possess the specific minimum qualifications as stated above, which includes degrees that have not been awarded at the time of submitting the application.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Strong depth and breadth of preparation in academic psychology.
    • Demonstrated excellence in community college teaching and experience teaching Introduction to Psychology and either Statistics or Research Methods.
    • Background experience or preparation for teaching one of the following courses: Introduction to Psychology and either Statistics or Research Methods.
    • Completion of substantive graduate-level coursework in psychology beyond that specified in the minimum qualifications.
    • Commitment to a student learning-centered college.
    • Evidence of a strong commitment to remain current in psychology and its instructional program.
    • Experience collaborating with colleagues and developing innovative approaches to teaching and learning.
    • Experience with Student Learning Outcome design and assessment.

    Diversity Statement: Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.

    To Apply: Visit for full details and required application materials.

    Palomar College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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