Sep 11, 2018

Instructor, Psychology - Tenure Track

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  • North branch, NJ
Full time Education

Job Description

Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC), serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for over fifty years, offers over 90 associate degrees and certificates, customized training and continuing education. The College's 240-acre campus lies at the crossroads of central New Jersey in North Branch. RVCC is committed to being a learning-centered college that works closely with the community to develop and offer new and innovative programs to meet the needs of a growing diverse community and student population.

Instructor, Psychology – Tenure Track

The Humanities, Social Sciences & Education Department invites applicants to apply for a full-time tenure-track position in Psychology. Seeking qualified candidates to primarily teach courses as assigned.

Responsibilities included, but not limited to:

Instruction of 5 sections per semester, including multiple sections of Introduction to Psychology.

Demonstrate commitment to teaching and working within a multicultural and multigenerational student body.

Make continued efforts to improve quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing varied methodologies, techniques and delivery methods, including skills for teaching online.

Develop a syllabus for each course taught using College and departmental guidelines.

Assess student learning; provide timely and informative feedback to students.

Review, evaluate and recommend student learning materials.

Work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary department.

Communicate with students during office hours, via email and through other appropriate methods.

Serve on college-wide committees including those which require departmental representation.

Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs.


Master's degree in Psychology from an accredited college or university.

Minimum of two years' prior teaching experience in Psychology.

Demonstrated professional development related to Psychology.

Demonstrate or be willing to acquire skills for instructing online courses.

Preferred Additional Qualifications:

College Level teaching

Ph.D. preferred.

Application Instructions:

As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.

Please submit a cover letter, current resume/vita and unofficial transcripts online

Applications received by September 30, 2018 will be considered in the first review of applicants.

Initial salary and rank will be based on the successful candidate's educational qualifications and professional experience. The College also offers an attractive employee benefits package.

We regret that we are unable to respond individually to each application. Applicants chosen for further consideration will be contacted directly.

Raritan Valley Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer. We will implement the policy to assure that the employment opportunities offered at the institution are available to all persons.



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