Adjunct Faculty in Abnormal Psychology
Naropa University,Department of Psychology
United States

Job Summary: The Contemplative Psychology Department seeks to hire an adjunct faculty member to teach one section of the undergraduate level course PSYB 420, Abnormal Psychology in the Fall 2019 semester. This is a 3-credit course, scheduled to meet Fridays, 8:30 – 11:15am on Naropa University’s Arapahoe Campus.  


Course Description: Students investigate the merits and liabilities of Western assessment and treatment approaches to psychological problems. We consider the sociocultural contexts in which assessment and treatment approaches are variably formulated and applied. We investigate both transcultural understandings of psychological problems and the wisdom of cultural relativity. Students acquire a solid foundation in traditional Western clinical approaches to mental health as articulated and codified in the DSM-V. Prerequisite: PSYB345, PSYB357, or PSYB371.  


Job Duties:  

· Create and maintain a positive team environment and behave professionally with everyone encountered in the course and scope of the job duties.  

· Teach with a professional level of preparedness for the duration of a 15 week semester for 3 hours each class. For the Fall 2019 semester, this class is scheduled to meet each Friday from 8:30am – 11:15am. 

· Prepare a course syllabus according to the Academic Affairs syllabi instructions and submit the syllabus to the Office of Academic Affairs by the established deadline. 

· Obtain permission from the copyright owner for any copyrighted material to be used in sourcebooks. 

· Offer one office hour each week plus be available to students by appointment via in -person meetings as well as phone or email communication as needed. 

· Grade all assignments, provide feedback to students in a timely manner and submit final grades by the deadline established by the Registrar. 

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