Adjunct Faculty, PSYCH 240-02

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7237717 (Ref.No. 5194018)
Posted: April 19, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Apr 18, 2024

Description:Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

Human Development examines the major theories of and influences on human development from conception through death, including the biological, cognitive, emotional, social and cultural dimensions of development. This is a 4 unit undergraduate course.

This course will be taught in person on the Moraga campus during the 2024 Fall term on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00 - 9:05 am.

In addition to teaching, the instructor is expected to hold regular office hours (a minimum of one hour per week) in order to provide students with support outside of the classroom.

The successful candidate will hold an advanced degree in Psychology, and undergraduate teaching experience in Developmental Psychology or a closely related field. Candidates should have a successful record of teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Preference will be given to those who have previously taught the course or Psych 140.

This position requires all coursework to be performed in the state of California.

The salary range for this position is $9,932 - $13,344 (4 units) and is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the College and SEIU, Local 1021, available here.

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