Holy Names University invites applications for an adjunct faculty position in the Undergraduate Psychology Program for Spring 2020. The candidate will be expected to teach PSYC 169, Community Psychology. This course focuses on defining and describing the values and interventions of community psychology, with a focus on improving the quality of life and mental health for individuals by changing their relationship with their communities. It also explores the structures of inequality, including systemic barriers, that block participation in community life, and includes a community-based learning component in which students have an opportunity to integrate their conceptual knowledge with volunteer experience at a local social service agency. The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays, from 1:05pm-2:45pm. This is a 4 unit course. The salary for the semester per 4-unit course is $5,219.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: Candidate must have PhD or PsyD. The instructor is required to work with the Center for Social Justice and Civic Engagement on campus as a resource for setting up partnership agencies for the course. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching a community psychology course or a similar course in a related field. Must be comfortable assisting students in integrating their community learning with classroom activities.
TO APPLY: Thereviewofapplicationswillbeginimmediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University (staff/faculty) employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Holy Names University (HNU) Oakland's Holy Names University (HNU) was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university's mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master's degree programs. HNU's student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university's idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.
Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Nestled in the Oakland, CA hills with a panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay, HNU is rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, empowering a diverse student body for leadership and service. Guided by the core values of the Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, HNU is a progressive, inclusive, and rigorous academic community offering a liberal arts and professional education. We prepare students to think critically and imaginatively, to understand and employ the veraious modes of knowledge, to communicate clearly and persuasively, and to promote the common good. Visit our website at www.hnu.edu to learn more about Holy Names University.