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Instructor of Psychology (Tenure Track)

Company: Westchester Community College
Location: Valhalla
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

The School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences seeks a highly motivated and energetic full-time instructor to teach a variety of psychology courses. The successful candidate will demonstrate a record of:

Innovation and enthusiasm in the classroom;

Collaboration and collegiality among colleagues;

Student-centered approaches to teaching and program development;

Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills;

Experience working with diverse populations;

Integrating cross-cultural and multicultural concepts into all courses;

Mastery of instructional technology.

Responsibilities include:

Teach 5 courses (15 credits) per semester and hold 5 office hours per week;

Develop new Psychology courses and assist in updating/revision of existing courses;

Assist in the assessment, review, and development of the psychology curriculum;

Provide academic advisement to students;

Keep abreast of trends in higher education and the field of psychology;

Actively participate in departmental, school, and college-wide committees and activities;

Demonstrate continuous professional development.



REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: - A minimum of a Masters degree in Psychology is required. - A minimum of one year of college teaching experience in Psychology as the instructor of record or the primary instructor is also required. - The successful candidate must have the ability to teach a variety of Psychology courses. - All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: - A PhD in Psychology and community college teaching experience in Psychology strongly preferred.


Additional Information:

SALARY & BENEFITS: -The starting salary is $66,144 plus excellent benefits. -

About Westchester Community College:

Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the countys largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.

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Keywords: Westchester Community College, Yonkers , Instructor of Psychology (Tenure Track), Education / Teaching , Valhalla, New York

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