Location: Franklin, MA Category: Faculty Posted On: Mon Mar 11 2019 Job Description:
(Applicants who previously applied, need not reapply to this posting.)
The School of Liberal Arts' Psychology program is looking for a dynamic, experienced, student-centered educator to join the faculty for its growing psychology program for Fall 2019. The Psychology program is looking for a faculty colleague to teach and help shape the curriculum in biopsychology and cognitive psychology.
The candidate who joins us will be asked to teach an array of courses including biopsychology, cognitive psychology, statistics, research methods, and general psychology. The successful candidate will focus on experiential learning and active engagement in their classroom as well as inspire and help equip students seeking careers in fields in which psychology is a preparatory discipline.
10-month, full-time, annually renewable position;
Teach 5 courses per semester; however, there is no faculty advising load. Students are served by a professional advising staff;
Hold office hours as required and meet with students by appointment;
Coach and mentor students regarding academic and career goals including graduate school preparation;
Direct student research projects;
Co-advise a Psychology club;
Participate in committees as assigned, attend school and program meetings;
Participate in recruitment activities and student orientations;
Other duties as assigned.
A PhD in Psychology is required, with a preferred emphasis in Cognitive psychology or Biopsychology;
At least 3 years of full-time undergraduate teaching experience is required;
Demonstrated experience in curriculum development and innovative classroom pedagogy is a plus;
Candidates must have a demonstrated passion for teaching, for providing transformational learning experiences, and for teaching to a diverse population of undergraduates at varying stages of academic readiness;
Experience with course management systems (i.e., Moodle), digital technology, and classroom media such as smart boards is essential.
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About Dean College
Dean College is a not-for-profit institution that is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Today, Dean serves over 1,200 full-time students and close to 200 part-time students, for a full enrollment close to 1,400 and more than 25,000 alumni. The College's future is based soundly upon its rich history of developing programs that meet the changing individual needs of students. Owning an endowment of over $37.5M, Dean emphasizes individual attention and prepares students for further studies or employment upon graduation. Dean's beautiful 100-acre campus is located only 30 miles from Boston, Massachusetts and Providence, RI, and is accessible to Boston by commuter rail. The Dean College/Franklin station is only a five-minute walk from campus.