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ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, PSYCHOLOGY - HQSS 175 Introduction to Psychology
Stevens Institute of Technology

Date Posted May 21, 2024
Title ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, PSYCHOLOGY - HQSS 175 Introduction to Psychology
University Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ, United States
Department School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Psychology - General

Job Description

The School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) of Stevens Institute of Technology has adjunct openings in the Program in Humanities and Social Sciences for the following course for the fall 2024 semester:


HQSS 175 Introduction to Psychology


COURSE DESCRIPTION: The primary goal of this course is to give students an understanding of the major topics that make up the field of psychology. Psychologists study a variety of topics, including motivation, aggression, stereotyping, prejudice, cognition, childhood and developmental psychopathology, close relationships and attachment, stress, learning and memory in animals, the human brain and more. These topics are linked by common themes, theories and methods. This course will introduce students to a variety of theoretical perspectives, research methods, empirical findings, and practical applications of psychology. The breadth of psychological principles will be illustrated through current events, films, and other mass media. This course will encourage students to think critically about the methods used and conclusions drawn in psychological research.


Under this appointment, your responsibilities will include preparing and maintaining course syllabus, teaching assigned classes, attending all class sessions, grading and providing appropriate feedback to students, scheduling office hours, completing all assessments requirements, and attending at least one orientation meeting. You will also be required to provide your students and the HASS office with a comprehensive course syllabus before the start of the semester. The syllabus should include all course requirements, grading policy, assignments, expected exams and required reading. You will provide us with your textbook order in-time for materials to arrive well in advance of the first week of classes. Finally, you will be required to adhere to the policies as stated in the HASS faculty handbook.


Qualifications: Advanced degree in Psychology. Experience teaching at the University level required.


On-line applications required at Positions will remain open until filled.


Applicants should be sure to include a cover letter, current c.v., statement of teaching philosophy and names and addresses of three references. Please combine all documents into a single PDF file prior to submission.

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School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences


General Submission Guidelines: 

Please submit an online application to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job. 


Academic Submission Guidelines:  

Please submit:  

  • Cover letter 

  • Curriculum vitae 

  • Research statement

  • Teaching statement that includes a) teaching interests, b) teaching philosophy, and c) a plan on how to create an inclusive environment for students of all backgrounds in terms of classroom teaching, student advising, and graduate student mentoring 

  • Contact info for at least 2-3 references (school-specific; please refer to job posting) 


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EEO Statement:

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status. 

Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and strongly encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes. 


NSF ADVANCE Institution Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds. We are an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies and strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minority candidates, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 


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