Job Description Summary The Department of Natural and Applied Sciences at Bentley University is seeking an Adjunct Lecturer to teach two (2) sections of Social Psychology in fall 2021. This introductory level course examines the cultural similarities and differences of individuals and groups from various parts of the world in order to understand their behaviors, thoughts, and feelings as they experience the world. Course material is based on quantitative and qualitative research and anecdotal materials to assist the learning process. The following topics are among those addressed in the course: alternative conceptions of intelligence, female/male views on culture, individualism versus collectivism, worldview of lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals, nonverbal aspects of language, direct versus indirect communication, social consequences of bilingualism, common experiences of immigrants and refugees, overt versus covert racism, white privilege, racial identity development, causes of health disparities, and understanding culturally similar and different individuals.
Must be available for in-person teaching on Bentley's Campus for both sections (Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/Thursday) from 5:00 to 6:20 p.m. each day during the fall 2021 semester (September 7 - December 16). PhD in a relevant field of psychology is preferred, although Ph.D. candidates in late stages of training with teaching experience will be considered. Individuals with clinical, research, and/or teaching experience are encouraged to apply.
Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.
Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.
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About Bentley University
Bentley University is one of the nation's leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader and one with the deep technical skills, the broad global perspective and the high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. To achieve our goal, we infuse our advanced business curriculum with the richness of a liberal arts education. The results are graduates who are making an impact in their chosen fields and turning their passions into success stories. Located on a classic New England campus just minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers.