Psychology and Sociology - Psychology Faculty

Wayne State College   Sioux City, IA   Full-time
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Psychology and Sociology - Psychology Faculty

Responsible for providing instruction in accordance with the philosophy and objectives of the College.

Teach classes such as Lifespan Development, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Theories of Personality and Experimental Psychology.

1. Contribute to students’ academic growth and development, which includes all of the following.

  A. Teaching, which includes but is not limited to the following:
     i. Have knowledge of and enthusiasm for the subject
     ii. Maintain competence in the assigned field of specialization and exhibit professional competence in the classroom, studio, or laboratory
     iii. Maintain a classroom environment conducive to learning
     iv. Maintain respect for the student and the student’s posture as a learner
     v. Organize course and subject matter to acquaint all students with the course requirements including specific objectives and methods of evaluation
     vi. Organize course presentations through short-term and long-range outcomes
     vii. Present abstract ideas and theories clearly
     viii. Conduct classroom presentations and activities utilizing methods appropriate to reach students of varying educational/experiential backgrounds and learning styles
     ix. Actively engage students in lectures, discussions, or laboratories
     x. Coordinate handouts, video, and/or online materials, and/or articles to update course content
     xi. Incorporate new methodologies in teaching and technology into classes
     xii. Encourage student to think for themselves
     xiii. Be flexible and innovative with teaching styles and approaches, as appropriate to the class
     xiv. Be reliable in meeting scheduled responsibilities
     xv. Be accessible to students; post and maintain office hours
     xvi. Provide regular and timely assessment of student progress
     xvii. Be fair in examinations and grading
     xviii. Participate in program assessment and catalog revisions
     xix. Periodically evaluate and develop new courses, where necessary, revise and update existing courses to maintain relevant and current content.
     xx. Participate in program review and updating requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Master’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology, or a closely related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned terminal degree preferred.
  • Experience in teaching, and experience in effectively using technology to facilitate student learning and to expand student access preferred
  • Experience in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students

Salary: Competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Attractive and comprehensive fringe benefit package.

Tenure Information: Non-Tenure Track



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Wayne State College

Sioux City, IA