Dec 04, 2019
ABOUT THE POSITION:
We are seeking a full-time faculty colleague to join our Social Sciences department, who is committed to advancing the College’s mission by delivering high-quality courses that feature engaged learning, curricula, and pedagogy aligned to the needs of our students. The ideal candidate will have expertise in teaching a variety of psychology courses. We seek someone who brings a passion and commitment to teaching, advising, and collaboration. We are particularly interested in faculty committed to promoting and valuing diversity, and who bring a social justice perspective to social sciences in 21st century America. We seek a candidate who would bring valuable perspectives of underrepresented groups to our campus community.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES :
Teach Principles of Psychology and a range of other psychology courses (such as Research Methods, Statistics for the Social Sciences, Developmental Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Personality Psychology, Social Psychology, and/or areas of special interest);
Participate in curriculum development, and assessment strategies in support of academic program review;
Provide academic advising for approximately 18 students;
Maintain regular office hours;
Contribute to program student learning outcomes assessment activities;
Contribute to a positive, inclusive, and collaborate learning environment;
Serve on college committees as elected or appointed;
Participate in regularly scheduled departmental, divisional, and college meetings; and
Perform other duties as assigned within the MCCC collective bargaining agreement.
Master’s degree in psychology, or closely related field;
Successful experience teaching psychology at the college level;
Demonstrated online teaching experience, or demonstrated commitment to integrating technology and pedagogy;
Transdisciplinary expertise in how psychology impacts other fields and degree programs (criminal justice, education, health professions, human services, sociology, etc.);
Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse abilities, needs, and concerns of community college students;
Demonstrated commitment to the community college mission; and
Commitment to fostering healthy collegial relationships within the department and throughout the college.
Earned doctorate (Ph.D., Psy.D., or Ed.D.) in psychology;
Experience with curriculum and program development in psychology;
Experience teaching college level courses in a field related to psychology;
Successful community college teaching experience;
At least three years’ experience teaching a range of undergraduate psychology courses;
Demonstrated commitment to building academic-community relationships;
Demonstrated commitment to social justice, equity, and human rights issues; and
Commitment to professional growth and development.
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.
Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to conduct a teaching demonstration and to provide a statement outlining their Teaching Philosophy. Please do not submit Teaching Philosophy statement until requested to do so.
RANK AND SALARY: Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience in keeping with the collective bargaining agreement. Anticipated salary range is $46,687 – 62,640. The appointment salary is based on the classification compensation structure and it is unlikely the offered salary will be at or near the top of the range.
START DATE: August 2020
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online.
Create a Greenfield Community College account at http://gcc.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=118531 . You will be able to upload the following required documents for consideration:
Contact information for 5 professional references
When preparing your cover letter and resume, please refer to the minimum and preferred qualifications and, if applicable, include an equivalency statement.
Successful completion of a CORI check WILL be required as a condition of employment. Official copies of all academic transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
Review will begin with applications received up to and including January 10, 2020.
Additional applications may be submitted through February 10, 2020 and MIGHT be considered until the position is filled.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:
Greenfield Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence.
Greenfield Community College
Greenfield, MA, USA