The Psychology Program of Plymouth State University in Plymouth, New Hampshire, invites applications for a non-tenure track Teaching Faculty position in Forensic Psychology to begin in August 2021. This position will involve teaching in the psychology degree programs as well as collaborating with faculty in criminal justice and chemistry to develop the forensic psychology curriculum for an interdisciplinary forensics degree currently under development. The successful candidate should have expertise in forensic psychology, a strong commitment to using evidence-based approaches to teaching, and the ability to teach required courses currently part of the psychology curricula. Teaching Faculty are full-time, benefited, promotable positions that are reappointed annually based on positive supervisory reviews and program need. The teaching load is 30 to 32 credits per year. The candidate will also be expected to advise undergraduate students and provide service to the university.
â¢A masterâs degree in psychology with a specialization in forensic psychology or related area â¢Demonstrated potential for excellent teaching â¢Skills to serve as an academic adviser and mentor for undergraduate students â¢Ability to work collaboratively with faculty and students across the college and university â¢Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills â¢Competence in technology and innovative course delivery strategies â¢Knowledge of current trends in the field of Psychology with an ability to teach updated content that reflects the existing scientific evidence and best practices
Internal Number: PF0469FY20
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Plymouth State University offers high-quality baccalaureate, graduate and doctoral degree programs. Through research and innovative community partnerships, the University contributes to the economic, social, cultural, and environmental development of the North Country and Lakes Region of New Hampshire and beyond. Plymouth State University (PSU) is transforming the campus to create a first-of-its-kind university holistically organized around integrated clusters. Our goal is to provide a dynamic interdisciplinary and innovative learning environment. Students, faculty, staff, and community will connect to solve real-world challenges that will benefit people and organizations at all levels. We are a residential and comprehensive university with a warm and engaged learning community focused on teaching excellence and regional engagement. The University is located in the heart of the Lakes Region and White Mountains of New Hampshire and serves approximately 4,300 undergraduate and more than 2,000 graduate students. Our Integrated Cluster Learning Model amplifies the educational experience and strengthens the institution’s legacy of interdisciplinary study and applied experiential learnin...g. PSU students will work in teams with faculty and partners within 7 Integrated Clusters of degree programs: Exploration and Discovery; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Arts and Technologies; Health and Human Enrichment; Justice and Security; Education, Democracy and Social Change; and Tourism, Environment and Sustainable Development. Now is an exciting time to join Plymouth State and help shape our new kind of university and ultimately tomorrow’s leaders. Surrounded by lakes and mountains, PSU’s 170-acre campus provides students with an outstanding natural laboratory for learning and an ideal setting for outdoor recreation. PSU has consistently earned national recognition for its commitment to community service, environmental sustainability, academic excellence, and employee wellness.