The Professional Studies Program at Vanguard University is dedicated to assisting non-traditional students in reaching their goals by providing quality education in an accelerated format. The Psychology program is currently seeking an adjunct professor with expertise in Cognitive Psychology. Vanguard seeks professionals of Christian faith who are committed to integration of faith and learning in their respective fields. The applicants must have demonstrated teaching ability and a commitment to working with and encouraging diversity.
Teach Cognitive Psychology course in a 5-week format, with class meetings one evening/ week from 6-10pm.
Collaborate with department faculty in curriculum implementation, student support, and continuous program improvement.
Challenge thinking, foster debate and develop the ability of students to engage in critical discourse and thinking, including critical evaluation of peer-reviewed articles and other published sources.
Doctorate in Psychology (preferred). Qualified individuals with doctorates in related areas and exceptional candidates with Master's degrees will be considered.
Demonstrated teaching ability.
A vibrant Christian faith, and commitment to an integration of faith and learning.
Personal Testimony of Relationship with Jesus Christ.
Philosophy of Christian Education and Role of a Christian University.
Integration of Faith, Teaching and Scholarship.
One to three letters of reference
Copies of unofficial transcripts
*Email must include all the above requested attachments and a completed Faculty application in order to be considered. We do not have an immediate need, but are seeking adjuncts as positions open, or to fill an adjunct pool to draw from as department needs dictate. Vanguard University will conduct a background check on the final candidate. For more information about Vanguard University and the Department of Professional Studies Psychology,https://www.vanguard.edu/academics/academic-programs/professional-studies/psychology
Vanguard University is a private, Christian university of liberal arts studies equipping students for a Self-empowered life of Christ-centered leadership and services. U.S. News & World Report for 2016 ranked Vanguard University #13 in Regional Colleges (West), #10 fro Best Colleges for Veterans, and #19 for economic diversity. The Princeton Review also named Vanguard University a 2015 "Best in the West" College. Additionally, Vanguard is named in the Christian Colleges of Distinction and made the Forbes list of best universities. Vanguard University is Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).