Adjunct Faculty, Psychology

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Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Faculty

The Department of Psychology is a research-oriented department which values a collaborative and integrative approach to psychological science that fosters intellectual curiosity and innovation and invests in people in a supportive and inclusive environment (see www.du.edu/psychology for more information). Our mission is to advance psychological science by generating and sharing new knowledge through collaborative scholarship, educating and mentoring student scholars, and contributing to the public good. Our vision is to be an inclusive intellectual community that fosters discovery and innovation. The clinical child program ascribes to a clinical science model and belongs to the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science. The University of Denver’s vision is to be a great private university dedicated to the public good. The University values Inclusive Excellence, recognizing that its success is dependent on how well it values, engages, and includes the rich diversity of constituents (to learn more about Inclusive Excellence at the University of Denver, please visit http://www.du.edu/cme/resources/inclusive-excellence.html. Students and faculty in the Psychology Department actively contribute to Inclusive Excellence goals through scholarship, teaching, and service. The University of Denver is situated in the Denver metro area, a vibrant and diverse urban center in the Rocky Mountain region that is home to 2.8 million people. Our urban location supports faculty collaboration across a number of local universities. The University, ranked in the top 100 universities in the country, is comprised of approximately 5800 undergraduates (include nearly 500 psychology majors), 5700 graduate students, and over 700 full-time faculty.

 Position Summary

The Department of Psychology at the University of Denver is looking to hire adjunct instructors for the 2020-2021 academic year to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses, such as Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience, Child and Lifespan Development, Motivation and Emotion, Child Psychopathology, Topic in Social Psychology, and Clinical Psychology Introduction to Clinical Psychology, Introduction to Social Psychology, and Abnormal Psychology as well as special-topics courses.

Adjunct faculty are compensated at a rate of $4,150 per course, and may teach up to a maximum of six courses over three academic quarters (Fall, Winter, Spring). This posting will serve for multiple openings.

Essential Functions

Adjunct faculty are required to teach twice a week, hold office hours, assign papers and exams as appropriate and be available to assist students with assignments. The University operates on a quarter system.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Psychology.
  • Previous teaching experience.
  • Ability to teach at the university level. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Psychology.
  • College-level teaching experience.

Application Deadline

Fall Quarter: Best consideration date is June 15, 2020

Winter Quarter: Best consideration date is September 15, 2020

Spring Quarter: Best consideration date is November 15, 2020

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter 
  3. Inclusive Excellence Statement: Please include a succinct description of how your teaching, and/or service contributes to inclusive excellence.
  4. Names and contact information of three individuals that can serve as references.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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