Part-Time Instructor in Psychology
Aims Community College, Department of Psychology
United States

Job Summary    

1. Provide effective and high quality instruction in psychology courses.

2. Evaluate students’ course work, provide feedback to foster greater student learning, and report grades in a timely manner.

3. Revise psychology courses to maintain current in pedagogy, content, and the high standards of the College.

4. Design educational methodologies and adopt learning-centered teaching practices to enhance student learning.

5. Communicate clearly defined student learning outcomes, provide an array of learning activities that are tied to and assess those outcomes, and participate in formative and summative assessments of student learning in psychology courses.

5a) Analyze and utilize assessment data to improve instruction and learning.

6. Demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement and participate in professional development activities to further develop and maintain instructional excellence in your field of expertise.

7. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally.

8. Demonstrate a willingness to work as a team member toward the fulfillment of the College’s Mission Statement, Purpose, Vision and commitment to Diversity.

9. Maintain positive, cooperative, and professional interpersonal relationships with students, faculty, staff, and administration.

10. Perform other department, division, and/or institutional duties as assigned by the Department Chair.


Functional Attributes of Job Duty             

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be currently authorized to work full-time in the United States.

1. College-level teaching experience.

2. A Master of Arts in Psychology, or a directly related field with 18-graduate credits in Psychology from a regionally accredited institution.

3. Evidence of teaching excellence.


Preferred Qualifications

General Psychology I and Human Growth & Development college teaching experience


Work Hours        Teach day and/or evening classes

Posting Date       04/17/2019

Closing Date      

Open Until Filled               Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants             

Employment Specifications         

Equal Opportunity Employer      

Notice: Aims Community College is an equal opportunity employer. Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination based on age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, marital status or disability. The goal of Aims is to enhance the diversity present in the district we serve. To comply with Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, if hired you will be required to provide documents within 3 days of hire date to show your identity and your authorization to work. This law applies to all persons hired.


Employment Requirements       

Screening/Selection: All applicants may apply on line at If you need assistance with this process please contact Human Resources.


Initial screening will be conducted by a committee based on completed application materials.

Please be prepared to submit the following if required:


• Cover Letter addressing qualifications relative to position requirements,

• Resume,

• Diversity Statement (your personal statement on diversity),

• Teaching Philosophy (for faculty positions only) and,

• Transcripts (if applicable). Official transcripts will be required if hired.


o Faculty: Applicants must submit academic transcripts from an accredited institution. Applicants who have degrees from outside of the United States must request a credential evaluation of their transcript. National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( or Association of International Credential Evaluators ( lists members who may be contacted for assistance in evaluating foreign credentials.


All application materials become the property of Aims Community College. All application materials must be submitted by the closing date posted. The screening committee will select finalists for interviews.


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Applicant Documents

Required Documents


Cover Letter

Copy of Transcripts

Diversity Statement

Teaching Philosophy

Optional Documents

Curriculum Vitae

Other Document

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