Flagship Adjunct Instructor in Psychology Unity College, Department of Psychology United States

About Unity College:

We educate environmental leaders

For over fifty years, Unity College has been preparing the next generation of environmental professionals and leaders to successfully face real-world challenges. We believe that we should serve a broad range of students from all backgrounds across the U.S. and the world. To be responsive to the rapidly changing needs of students and society, Unity College has adopted an enterprise model as its institutional organization, expanding the college into two distinct units that offer both undergraduate and graduate environmental degrees: flagship campus and distance education.

Unity College Flagship campus in Maine

On our flagship campus, our liberal arts curriculum is built upon a unique framework of sustainability science the first of its kind in the nation. A distinctive approach to learning provides our students with an exceptional, high-quality education, enabling them to drive real change with leading-edge knowledge and expertise within any of our environmentally focused majors. Our unique location provides extraordinary opportunities for hands-on learning and research, and active and engaged students work together with forward-thinking faculty to make true community-based learning possible. From 225 wooded acres of farmland overlooking Unity Pond in the tranquil village of Unity, Maine, we prepare each of our students to make a mark on the world.

Distance Education: Unity College Online

Our distance education unit, started in 2016, extends the effects of a Unity College education to adult learners, and beyond the physical confines of the flagship campus. Unity College Online offers affordable, accredited bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and non-degree credits, ideal for working professionals seeking to advance their careers, helping students become the change maker the world needs while still honoring their commitments, wherever they are.

Whoever and wherever you are, Unity College can offer an environmental education for those committed to solving the world's most pressing environmental problems.

We are America's Environmental College.

 


Job Description:

Unity College is accepting applications for Adjunct Instructors in Psychology.  We are currently seeking instructors to teach the following courses:

PY 1013 Introduction to PsychologyThis course is a survey of psychology as a science of behavior.  Topics include basic principles underlying behavior and experience, learning, human development, motivation, personality, and psychotherapies.

PY 2113 Group Process:  The basic principles of small group interaction will be explored in both didactic and experiential components of the course.  Topics will include communication skills, values clarification, group problem solving, group communication models, stages of group development, briefing and debriefing techniques, leadership and facilitation models, and group termination.  Some emphasis will be placed on aspects of processing diverse groups - non-formal educational, therapeutic and wilderness settings included.  This class will be offered in the spring Experiential Educator's Block and on campus in the fall.

PY 3133 Abnormal Psychology:  This course offers an in-depth study of various theoretical perspectives on psychological disorders, including psychosis, depression, anxiety, psychoactive substance use, and disorders of childhood and adolescence.  Bio-genetic, socio-cultural, and psychological theories of abnormality are examined, as are corresponding modes of treatment.

 


Requirements:

The ideal candidate must possess competence in the profession or discipline with the ability to effectively communicate training and subject matter to others.  Instructors will hold the minimum credentials appropriate to the discipline, such as professional certifications or appropriate academic degrees.  Master's degree and/or Ph.D. preferred.

 


Additional Information:

This is a temporary position which is located on the Unity College Flagship Campus at 90 Quaker Hill Road in Unity Maine and begins on August 19, 2019 and ends on December 16, 2019.

The college reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or reassign any course.  Courses that do not achieve minimum student enrollment may be offered for reduced compensation.

 


Application Instructions:

Unity College seeks to attract world-class faculty to enrich the educational experience of our gifted, inquisitive and motivated students.  Unity College is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty dedicated to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching and/or service.

Interested and qualified candidates should go to www.unity.edu/jobs to complete an application and submit a cover letter, CV and points of contacts for three references.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  We look forward to hearing from you!


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