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Adjunct Instructors, Psychology

Position Overview: The Department of Psychology invites applications to teach a variety of courses beginning in the Fall of 2017 or Spring of 2018.

Qualifications:  MA/MS or PhD in Psychology, PhD preferred, with college-level teaching experience.

To Apply: Please apply online with resume, cover letter, relevant syllabi, and teaching evaluations (past two years only).

The following undergraduate courses are 4-credit courses. The fall semester starts on September 5th, 2017 and runs through December 20th, 2017 (which includes a scheduled exam during finals week). The spring semester starts on January 22nd and runs through May 17th, 2017 (which includes a scheduled exam during finals week).

Adjuncts should be available to teach day courses, evening courses (which begin at 6pm), or both.  We are looking to hire adjunct instructors for the following courses:

  • Introduction to Psychology

  • Lifespan Development

  • Statistical Methods in Psychology

Introduction to Psychology

Provides a general overview of the wide-ranging field of psychology. Students will explore major concepts and issues in the study of human thinking, feeling, and acting. These include biological foundations of behavior and experience, how people learn and develop, how individuals perceive the world, individual differences in behavior, social influence and social relations, the difference between normative and non-normative behavior, and approaches to therapy.

Lifespan Development

Explores the development of a typical human being from conception to death. Investigates patterns of change in biology, cognition, personality, social interaction, and relationships that take place throughout the lifespan. Considers several conceptual issues including progression and regression, health and illness, normality and abnormality. This course is designed primarily for students in the health sciences.

Statistical Methods in Psychology

Introduction to analysis of data in psychology. Emphasis on the logic, use, and interpretation of inferential statistics, including the following: correlation and regression, single-sample and two-sample t-tests, analysis of variance and chi square.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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