The role of the Teaching Associate is to assist with teaching undergraduate Psychology courses. The goal of this position is to provide the best possible undergraduate education to a large and diverse group of students taking courses in Psychology.
Attending course lectures;
Meeting and coordinating with the teaching team on a weekly basis;
Assisting with classroom facilitation and exam proctoring;
Monitoring and responding to email and discussion board communication;
Maintaining course Canvas site and/or other online materials (e.g., website, Catalyst tools);
Maintaining updated course grades;
Reviewing literature to stay up to date on course topics.
The Psychology department intends to fill a teaching associate position to start September 16, 2021. This is a 100% FTE, faculty teaching position with a nine month, academic year appointment. There will be a
3-month conditional review period. This teaching job will require regular availability throughout the quarter for all job duties and requirements. This is not a teaching assistant/ASE job, and it can not be done in conjunction with an active graduate program.
The courses to be served by this position all have well-established curricula, and teaching associates will be given instructor-created materials and/or guidance on developing new materials. Teaching associates will be supported by the instructor and a graduate teaching assistant where applicable.
Bachelor's degree in Psychology or related field.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Canvas.
Previous teaching experience is desirable, but not required.
Application packages should include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, teaching statement addressing your own teaching philosophy, a diversity statement addressing leadership, commitment, and experiences with diversity, equity, and inclusion, and at least three letters of recommendation.
Review of applications will begin on July 19th and will close on August 2, 2021, and continue until the position is filled, though applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Please direct questions about this job description to Laura Little (Teaching Professor and Associate Chair for Undergraduate Instruction. email@example.com) or Ann Culligan (Associate Teaching Professor, firstname.lastname@example.org).
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