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Division 2 of the American Psychological Association

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Lehigh Carbon Community College

  • 04 Sep 2019 8:58 PM
    Message # 7864497


    Summary

    This position will involve teaching a range of first and second year courses in psychology including Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods, and Statistics.  Candidate must be willing to teach at multiple sites in the three county (Lehigh, Carbon, and Schuylkill) region. The required teaching load is five courses per semester. The faculty position is part of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Recommends changes to the instructional programs and curricula as required. 
    • Keeps and submits appropriate academic records. 
    • Maintains instructional effectiveness by ongoing self-evaluation and incorporating current developments in instructional and learning strategies. 
    • Teaches courses in accordance with the master course outline and within the schedule of classes. 
    • Assists librarians in keeping the College collections and services current.  
    • Assists the College in keeping technology, facilities, and equipment current. 
    • Plans with the assistance of the Dean, Associate Academic Dean, or Director, to insure availability of supplies, textbooks, and classroom equipment requisite to the successful teaching of assigned classes. 
    • Maintains regular office hours, as approved by the Dean, Associate Academic Dean, or Director, for consultation with students. 
    • Serves as faculty advisor to student organizations. 
    • Serves as a faculty advisor to students in their program of study. 
    • Recruits students for programs of study. 
    • Participates in academic audits. 
    • Assists in preparation of budgets for submission to the Dean, Associate Academic Dean, or Director.
    • Assists in preparation of academic schedules for submission to the Dean, Associate Academic Dean, or Director. 
    • Serves on College committees and advisory boards.
    • Where appropriate, makes recommendations to the Dean, Associate Academic Dean, or Director on staffing courses.
    • Works with Dean, Associate Academic Dean, or Director and fellow faculty including adjuncts to maintain academic standards and integrity.
    • Works with new faculty in the area.
    • Actively participates in faculty development activities.
    • In addition to College-sponsored development activities, maintains professional development and stays current in his/her field of study.
    • Works with counselors, advisors, and other College staff in responding to student needs.
    • Attends and participates in faculty meetings.
    • Discharges those additional duties normally and customarily associated with College faculty.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.

    Qualifications

    Required

    Education
    • Master's in Psychology required, doctorate preferred
    Certifications
    • Act 153 Clearances (Act 34 PA Criminal Background, Act 151 PA Child Abuse History, Act 114 FBI Clearance Fingerprinting) 
     Work Experience
    • Must have the ability to teach Research Methods and Introduction to Psychology as well as a course within their area of specialty.  The required teaching load is five courses per semester.
    • Must have a commitment to the excellent and innovative teaching of undergraduates with diverse backgrounds.
    • Must possess a high level of the following work skills and behaviors: teamwork/cooperation, initiative, customer service, and commitment to continuous professional growth in skills and knowledge.
    Preferred
    • Familiarity with the mission of comprehensive community college.
    • Teaching experience in a community college.
    • Teaching Research Methods and Statistics experience.
    • Bilingual.

    To Apply

    To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript through our the College online application system - refer to position posting at https://www.lccc.edu/about-lccc/employment/faculty-psychology-(2)
    • Salary is restricted to Assistant Professor Rank $41,364 to $56,207.  Salary offers are non negotiable.
    • Foreign degrees - must provide a U.S. equivalency report of your degree credentials with your transcript.


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