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Associate Faculty – Psychology

Post University is seeking Associate Faculty members to join our passionate team of part-time instructors.

What we’re looking for:

  • Successful experience teaching at the university level
  • Instructors who will provide support and guidance to students
  • A class facilitator who can create an engaging learning environment

For the 2020-2021 Academic Year, Associate Faculty are wanted to teach online courses in the undergraduate Psychology Program.  Courses may include, but are not limited to: Fundamentals of Psychology I, Fundamentals of Psychology II, Child Development, Lifespan Development, Social Psychology, Personality Psychology, Sensation and Perception, Neuropsychology I, Neuropsychology II, and I/O Psychology.

An Associate Faculty member is a part time employee hired to teach specific course(s) during an academic session or term on a part-time basis.  As an instructor, the Associate Faculty member’s primary duty is to convey the course material so that students can attain the instructional Outcomes of the course.

The Associate Faculty member’s minimum obligation to the University is to fulfill the requirements specified for each course and comply with the University’s procedures and regulations.

Essential Functions

Under the direction of the Program Chair (PC) or Associate Program Chair (APC):

Facilitate Class Instruction. The Associate Faculty member is responsible for teaching the assigned class in accordance with learning outcomes and syllabi specified by the Assistant/ Program Chair of the area and by Post University. 

Classroom Management: The Associate Faculty member is responsible for adhering to all Post University policies and guidelines as they pertain to course conduct and academic expectations for engagement.  As the primary contact with student in the course, the Associate Faculty member is expected to work closely with the Assistant/Program Chair and Student Advising to address areas of concern.

Evaluate Student Performance. The Associate Faculty member is expected to administer evaluations of student performance based on course deliverables and course rubrics. All interim course grades will be posted on the Blackboard Grade Center. Final course grades will be posted into the University’s system known as WebReg.

Adhere to Course Guidelines. The Associate Faculty member is responsible for participation in any discussion boards, class discussions and chat sessions as determined by the course.  The Assistant/Program Chair shall set the required minimum, but it should be recognized that Post University in general requires all Instructors to fully engage students and maintains a high-touch effort with students.

Respond Promptly to Grade Determination. The Associate Faculty member should submit grades for any assignments, discussion board exercises, and exams and course completion according to the established requirements.

Input Final Grades into the Blackboard Grade Center.

A Master’s degree in psychology is required (minimum) and significant related experience in their area of instruction. A Master’s in other closely related fields will be considered depending on the course. In addition, each Associate Faculty member must have college transcripts (official) on file with Associate Experience in order to be considered for employment. Each Associate Faculty member will also complete a training session prior to his/her first teaching assignment at Post University.

As a member of our Post University team, the individual will share in a 131-year tradition of helping people achieve their personal and professional goals. Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University has a vibrant campus and an excellent online program. Founded in 1890, Post University is a student-focused, career-driven university committed to providing students with the knowledge, personal skills, and experience required to be leaders in their chosen fields

Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume, and three references to Post University Associate Experience.

Disclaimer: This opportunity may be withdrawn and/or amended.

POST UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER that employs in compliance with all applicable laws. We do not discriminate because of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, handicap or other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, service and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and job interview process should notify the Director of Human Resources, Post University.

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