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Psychology Faculty

Company: Maricopa Community College District
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Psychology Faculty

Job ID: 317843
Full/Part Time: Full Time

Hiring Salary Range

$49,705-$98,243/annually DOE

Work Calendar

9 Months

Maricopa Summary

Are you looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year?

Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?

Whether you're teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa County Community Colleges!

About Us

What's Currently Happening at Maricopa

  • Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the National Science Foundation to improve undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving institutions program (HSI Program).
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and employee groups to create an environment of shared governance
  • One of the largest community college systems in the country
  • 2020 Healthy Arizona Worksites Program recipient
  • Named 19th Best Employer for Women by Forbes
  • 2019 No. 42 in Arizona's Best Employers

    Campus Statement

    Phoenix College (PC), the first public junior college in Arizona, welcomed its first students on September 13, 1920. In 1962, PC transitioned to a community college that is part of the Maricopa Community College District. Currently, PC serves an ethnically-diverse student population and is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) with over 17,000 students; PC proudly champions for social justice, equity, and access. The majority of our students are part-time, first-generation students seeking career technical education or university transfer.

    With over 150 degree and certificate programs, Phoenix College embraces a learning-centered approach to ensure quality teaching and learning. We strive to prepare our students to meet their unique goals - university transfer, career training and advancement, and lifelong learning. Join our community of educators to make a difference with us.

    Phoenix College continues to offer accessibility to students while maintaining a high-quality education. Notably, PC was recently named one of the top 150 Community Colleges eligible for the Community College Excellence Program. Join our top-tier faculty and staff as we continue to innovate and lead in higher education.


    We are committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy and productive lives. Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community Benefits & Perks Options
    • Paid observed federal holidays
    • Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) & 12% Employee Contribution Match
    • Paid sick, and personal time (if applicable)
    • Multiple health and dental insurance coverage plans
    • Teladoc: Reach a doctor 24/7
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
    • Maricopa Perks & Gears Discount Program
    • Employee assistance program (EAP)
    • Professional Growth funding (if applicable)
    • Tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents (if applicable)
    • Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program
    • Employee recognition opportunities among other perks.
    • Public Service Loan Forgiveness

      Job Summary

      Phoenix College is seekeing a residential faculty member to provide a quality learning experience for students taking Psychology courses in the Behavioral Science Department. This faculty position plans, organizes and delivers instruction in a variety of psychology coursework, including Introduction to Psychology, Psychology and Culture, Developmental Psychology, Research Methods, and other lower-level Psychology courses.

      Psychology courses offered in the Behavioral Science department are taught in-person during the day, evenings, weekends and in synchronous, asynchronous and Hybrid modalities.

      This position will begin in August 2023.

      Please read the "How to Apply" section to avoid incomplete application materials.

      Essential Functions

      Supervises and instructs students from diverse backgrounds in instructional settings using a variety of delivery techniques. Settings include mandatory face-to-face with occasional online and hybrid methods of teaching.

      Develops course syllabi and materials which include learning centered strategies to engage students and promote student success; creates instructional materials and develops curriculum that demonstrates innovation in teaching by focusing on student learning, retention and achievement; incorporates instructional technology and alternative delivery of courses; instructs in both traditional and non-traditional settings such as Learning Communities, short term courses; utilizes college and departmental assessment tools; participates in continuous evaluation and improvement of teaching and learning.

      Maintains office hours to assists and responds to problems/ requests from students during in-person office hours, virtual office hours and electronic communication; serves on collaborative work teams with faculty, staff, administration and community stakeholders, keeps Department hours of accountability.

      Remains current with new trends and developments in the Behavioral Science field through attendance at conferences, seminars, workshops and active within the community; engages in the academic life of the college by participating in district-wide, campus and departmental activities including Department meetings, committees and projects.

      Provides instruction in accordance with the philosophy of Phoenix College and maintains academic and professional standards of the Psychology Program.

      Minimum Qualifications

      The Academic Teaching Fields require the following from an accredited college or university:

      1. A master's degree in the teaching field of Psychology, or a master's in any teaching field with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field of Psychology

      2. EDU 250 - Teaching and Learning in the Community College -- or equivalent must be completed within two years of date of hire

      Desired Qualifications

      1. Master's degree or Doctorate in the field of Psychology

      2. Recent experience teaching the following courses using any modality:
      • Introduction to Psychology
      • Psychology and Culture
      • Developmental Psychology
      • Introduction to Statistics
      • Research Methods
      • Positive Psychology
      • Human Sexuality
      • Forensic Psychology
      • Psychological Disorders
        3. Experience with educational technology including learning management systems and online instruction

        4. Excellent written skills as evidenced by application materials

        5. Instructional and advisory experiences with diverse and non-traditional student populations

        6. Experience in program, course or academic assessment

        Special Working Conditions
        • Travel to campus during the interview/selection process will be at the candidate's own expense
        • May be required to teach early morning, evenings and weekends
        • May be required to teach online, face-to-face or hybrid classes depending on the needs of the college and the department
        • May require prolonged periods of sitting and viewing a computer screen
        • May be required to lift or carry up to 25 lbs

          How to Apply

          Applicants are required to submit unofficial transcripts, resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a cover letter showing how the applicant meets the minimum and desired qualifications. All minimum requirements must be met at the time of the application. If your master's degree is not in the teaching field, then please list the 18 graduate semester hours completed in the teaching field in your application materials.

          MCCCD accepts unofficial transcripts for U.S. schools at the time of application. Unofficial transcripts are submitted as an attachment to the application. Transcripts from non U.S. institutions must be translated and evaluated and provided with application material.

          Additional materials will not be accepted after the job posting has closed.

          Missing materials or incomplete employment history will not be considered.

          Please ensure your materials clearly provide the following information.
          • Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.
          • Indicate whether former or current employment is Full-Time or;
          • Part-Time employment (must include number of hours worked or load)
          • Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties, for each position held and name of employer for each position.
          • Three professional references, preferably current and/or former supervisors. If references are not provided in resume upon application, they will be requested at time of interview.

            Posting Close Date

            Apply on or before January 13, 2023 to be considered.

            EEO Information

            Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

            Title IX

            Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

            The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. Incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy, contact information is available at this link Title IX Coordinators.

            Clery Act

            The Clery Act is a Federal law requiring United States Colleges and Universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. Crime reporting data for each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, as required under the Clery Act, is available at this link Clery Act

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