Job Details

Full-Time Temporary Psychology Instructor

Clark College, Vancouver, WA

Job - Education

Close Date: 04/30/2019

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a full-time temporary Psychology Instructor to provide instruction in 100- and 200- level courses. The position begins in September 13, 2019.

Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Clark College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, Core themes, and objectives of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. Questions regarding the College’s Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (360) 992-2105.

General Faculty Responsibilities
• Instruct General Psychology and Lifespan Psychology courses.
• Instruct all classes as an expert in the discipline using active learning approaches that both engage and facilitate student learning.
• Advise and assist students in educational and career development to attain a two-year degree, certificate or transfer to a four-year college.
• Participate in decision-making processes by taking part in department and college committees.
• Work collaboratively with colleagues, local industry, advisory committees, and other educational partners to create unique and sustainable learning opportunities at Clark College.
• Pursue professional development that strives to enhance teaching and learning in the department and College.
• Work to enhance and support all forms of diversity on a college campus.

Minimum Qualifications
• Master’s degree in Psychology or related field.
• Understanding of and commitment to the mission of community colleges and the kinds of faculty work expected at an open admissions college.
• Ability to work cooperatively in a variety of department-level activities and willingness to contribute to college-wide projects.
• Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications
• Doctorate degree in Psychology or related field.
• Experience teaching college level psychology courses, including introductory psychology or lifespan human development.
• Demonstrated commitment to student learning.
• Experience using a variety of teaching and assessment techniques, including the use of technology that enhances student success.
• Experience in online instructing.
• Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and members of the campus community.
• Knowledge and/or experience with curriculum and teaching strategies to meet the needs of diverse student populations.
• Willingness to take a leadership role in areas of educational and professional expertise.
• Experience instructing social psychology.
• Qualification to teach in a second field.

Salary Statement
Starting salary is $53,416 (non-negotiable). Salary is for a 173-day contract; additional compensation is available for moonlight teaching, and doctoral and vocational stipends.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Required Online Application Materials:
• Clark College Online Application
• Letter of application describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position
• Current résumé
• Unofficial copy of all transcripts/certifications uploaded with online application or delivered to the Human Resources office.
• Responses to the following supplemental questions included in the online application
1. Describe your teaching philosophy.
2. Describe strategies you have used to ensure your teaching is effective and students are succeeding.
3. What have you done or would you like to do to increase your own intercultural competence and that of your students?
4. Describe any special interest areas you have within your discipline. How do you keep current within your field of academic interest?

Please apply online at www.clark.edu/jobs

To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Condition of employment:
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position. Completion of academic degrees will also be verified through receipt of official transcripts.

DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS
Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360)992-2105 or by video phone at (360)991-0901.

SECURITY
The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on the campus, and crime statistics for the most recent 4-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133. The most recent Annual Security Report can be viewed here: http://www.clark.edu/campus-life/student-support/security/report.php

ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION
If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

CORRECTIONS OR EXTENDED NOTICES
Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.


Clark College Human Resources
March 26, 2019
19-00031

Complete details: http://www.clark.edu/about/jobs-and-employment/jobs/index.php