Full in time Instructor Mott Community College, Department of Fine Arts & Social Sciences United States

Faculty facilitate student learning and initiate and participate in efforts to consistently improve the level of student success. As learning facilitators, faculty consistently assess learning outcomes and their own teaching effectiveness (pedagogy). As professionals, faculty adhere to the ethical standards of their profession as outlined, for example, by the NEA and the State of Michigan. Where applicable, faculty maintain licensure and certifications. In addition, full-time faculty have the following key responsibilities which are described more fully below in the Essential Duties/Major Accountabilities section:

•             Professional development

•             Curriculum Development

•             Collegial Responsibilities

•             Actively participate in efforts focused on the College’s operational success.

•             Communication

•             Safety


Faculty member will be responsible for teaching classes in general and advanced psychology. As curriculum develops to meet student needs, the teaching assignment may involve other courses within this discipline.


Minimum Requirements             

1.            Master’s degree in Psychology from a regionally-accredited institution, or a Ph.D or Psy.D from an APA accredited program.*

2.            Post-secondary teaching experience in Psychology.

3.            Understanding of and commitment to community college teaching, mission and philosophy.

4.            Innovative, flexible and positive teaching style and understanding the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.

5.            Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

6.            Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.

7.            Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

8.            Technology Skills: Ability to integrate computer applications into teaching.

9.            Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and college objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain collegial relationships with students, peers, staff, and administrators; skill in oral and written communication.


A foreign degree must be certified, at the candidate’s expense, by a professional evaluation service.

Additional Desirable Qualifications          

1. Familiarity with use of computer-based instruction, distance learning, learning technologies, competency-based instruction and modularized courseware.

2. Experience teaching dual-enrollment classes or working with high school-age populations.

3. Experience teaching online classes in psychology.


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions       

1.The employee must be able to move about 2/3 of the time and be stationary about 1/3 of the time. S/he is required to be mobile around campus for participant involvement/activities.


2.S/he must be able to converse with individuals on a regular basis with the ability to read, analyze, and interpret their needs via phone conversations, face-to-face conversations, or written documentation.


3.The employee must be able to utilize all programs on a computer independently and efficiently (particularly the internet, Word, and the student database).


4.S/he must be able to present information in an instructional setting and respond to questions from groups.


Work Schedule

Although full-time faculty are obligated to teach during fall and winter, the nature of their full-time job requires them to perform many of their professional responsibilities year-round.


Faculty are required to maintain engagement hours and will make additional provisions for student consultations as may be necessary and reasonable.


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Additional Information 

Degree must be conferred by time of offer.


Visa sponsorship is not available.


The College is unable to assist with travel expenses.


Unofficial transcripts of qualifying degree are required at the time of application. Be sure to cover all birth-dates and/or social security numbers before uploading transcripts. You may upload additional related transcripts under Optional Documents or combine transcripts into one file (preferred method).


Only the most qualified applicants will be contacted and invited for interview. Offer anticipated in early August. Start date: August 26, 2019.


Application Deadline: Open until sufficient pool, however, first consideration will be given to those that apply by 07/17/2019.

Additional Application Deadline Information      

The College reserves the right to extend the application deadline or reopen the search if a sufficient pool is not established. Notice of such a decision will be indicated in the posting.


The College reserves the right to cancel the search at any time.


Equal Opportunity Statement   

As an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution, the College encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. The College does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran’s status, age, disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform adequately, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Title IX Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC- 2030G), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0024. Title II, ADA, Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Curtice-Mott Complex (CM-1024), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0373. Section 504 Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC- 1130), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0191.


Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


* How did you learn of this position?

CareerBuilder website

Chronicle of Higher Education website

HigherEdJobs website

Mott website

MI-HERC website

MLive website

Monster website

Professional Association website**

Professional Publication website**

Other website**


Professional Publication**

Email notification from Mott Human Resources

Notified by current or former Mott employee**


**Please provide specific name of person or source below:

(Open Ended Question)


* Do you have a master's degree in Psychology from an HLC accredited institution, or a Ph.D or Psy.D from an APA accredited program?*



* Do you have post-secondary teaching experience in Psychology?



Applicant Documents

Required Documents


Cover Letter


Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Optional Documents



Additional Related Transcripts

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