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Adjunct Faculty, Psychology

Dominican University of California is seeking dynamic individuals to teach courses in Psychology for Fall, 2014. All are 3 unit classes: Health Psychology (Fridays 9:25-12:05), Cross-Cultural Psychology (time tba), and Sports Psychology (time tba). Applicants should indicate which course they are interested in teaching.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach three unit course at Undergraduate level
  • Evaluate and grade student work and provide feedback to students
  • Mentor and advise students on the progress of their projects and coursework
  • Uphold academic performance standards and integrity

Course Descriptions

  • Crosscultural Psychology- the comparative study of cultural effects on human psychology. It examines psychological diversity and the links between cultural norms and behavior. It also examines the ways in which particular human activities are influenced by social and cultural forces.
  • Sports Psychology- This course explores the application of psychology to the understanding of sports.
  • Health Psychology-Focuses on the psychological influences that affect our physical health and susceptibility to illness; an analysis of the complex interactions between mind and body.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Master’s Degree required, PhD preferred
    • Experience teaching at the undergraduate level

    ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION

    • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until filled
    • Must be willing to consent to a background check

    Dominican University of California is an independent, international, learner-centered university of Catholic heritage, offering both undergraduate and graduate programs. The University is located 12 miles north of San Francisco nestled in the foothills Marin County. Over 73% of our faculty members hold a PhD or the highest degree in their field of expertise, mirroring the percentage of doctorates at research universities. Dominican has a 1:11 teacher-to-student ratio, an average class size of 15 with a small-town feeling in a park-like campus. We blend interdisciplinary core courses, real-world studies, and small classes with close and supportive academic advising and mentoring.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES

    • Email CV/Resume and Cover Letter to gail.matthews@dominican.edu

    Gail Matthews, Co-Chair, Psychology Department
    Dominican University of California
    50 Acacia Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901

    Dominican University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment.


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