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Psychology Instructor

General Description: Niagara County Community College has a need for a full-time, 10 month tenure-track Instructor to teach freshman and sophomore courses in Psychology in the Humanities & Social Sciences Division.  

These classes are three lecture hours per week during days and/or evenings. Classes are held on the NCCC’s main campus in Sanborn, NY. Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to student success through teaching and learning excellence.

The start date of this position will be late August for the beginning of the Fall 2020 Semester pending budget approval.

Typical Work Activities:
• Participation in student recruitment and articulation
• Transfer program agreements
• Maintain subject matter currency
• Develop and revising curriculum
• using computer and technology
• Assessment of program learning outcomes
• Advisement of students
• Collegial participation in departmental meetings
• Participate in college and discipline-specific professional activities
• Other Duties as assigned

Essential Functions: Ability to work with, and teach a diverse student population. Ability to speak in front of groups of people. Must be able to effectively communicate with students, co-workers, supervisors and the campus community. Must be able to develop, prepare and present information. Must be proficient with computer technology. Must be able to physically perform the duties of the position.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts or Science in Psychology and Master of Arts or Science in Psychology by the time of their appointment into the position.  

Specialization in Social or Cognitive Psychology at the graduate level is preferred.

Desirable Qualifications: ABD or Ph.D. in Psychology. Specialization in Social or Cognitive Psychology in a Ph.D. program is highly desirable. Prior teaching and advisement experience at the college level as well as experience with Blackboard, Starfish, Banner, and classroom technologies are strongly desired.