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Adjunct Professor of Psychology

Job no: 494333
Work type: FAC - Adjunct Part-Time Instructors (Semester by Semester)
Location: Allendale
Categories: College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Summary: The Psychology Department at Grand Valley State University invites applicants for adjunct teaching for the Fall 2022 and/or Winter 2023 semesters. Candidates must have earned a graduate degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in psychology or related field and have backgrounds that enable them to teach Research Methods,  Behavior Modification, and/or Life Span Development.  We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates from underrepresented groups, and from candidates who have interest and/or experience in working with diverse student and community populations. The successful candidate should also have strong communication and interpersonal skills.

GVSU has a large and diverse group of 40 full-time psychology faculty members who engage in teaching and research in all areas of psychological science. The Adjunct Professor will have access to shared laboratory facilities and equipment and an undergraduate subject pool, should they want to continue their research or collaborate with other faculty or students. They also will have free access to a full, state-of-the-art gym with pool, and opportunities to apply for internal professional development funding. 

Required Qualifications and Education:

  •   Masters Degree or Ph.D. in Psychology or a  Related Field

Preferred Qualifications and Education:

  • Ph.D. in Psychology or a  Related Field and undergraduate teaching experience.

Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

  • Teach undergraduate courses

Responsibilities – Non-Essential Functions:

  • none

Salary:  $3,000-$3,300 per course depending on background and experience

Department/Division:  Psychology

Campus: Allendale

How To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Mary Bower Russa (Unit Head, Department of Psychology ) at Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

Application Deadline:  Consideration of applications will begin immediately and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.

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