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PT Instructor, Psychology
Chabot-Las Positas Community College District in Dublin, California
Date Posted 10/22/2021
Faculty-Liberal Arts-Psychology
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Las Positas College
Livermore, CA

PT Instructor, Psychology
Salary: To Be Determined Based on PT Faculty Salary Schedule​
Start Date: Spring 2022​
Closing Date: Open Until Filled ​
Location: Las Positas College

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Part-Time Instructor, Psychology for Las Positas College. The ideal candidate must have a passion for teaching and learning and a strong commitment to the missions and values of the community college.

The Instructor, Psychology will be expected to provide instruction in the following areas:
PSYC 1 - General Psychology
PSYC 4 - Brain, Mind, and Behavior
PSYC 12 - Lifespan Psychology

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. (1) Delivering coherent lectures;
(2) Creating assignments that serve instructional goals;
(3) Creating exams and/or other evaluative assignments that test for mastery of course content;
(4) Creating course materials that serve instructional goals;
(5) Organizing course content so that it encompasses authorized course outlines;
(6) Identifying basic and essential concepts and developing pertinent materials and strategies that will assist students in understanding the core subject matter consistent with the official course outline;
(7) Preparing carefully and organizing a course of instruction which adheres to the objectives and suggested materials listed in the course outline, and which encourages student use of campus resource centers and laboratories;
(8) Teaching with imagination, vigor, and clarity, attempting to provide a framework of learning which consciously places topics in a well-knit relationship one to the other;
(9) Applying new technologies in the delivery of instruction where appropriate; and
(10) Meet deadlines and submittal of Census Reports and grades.

2. Participate in program and subject area improvement tasks such as creating and assessment of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs), Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs) and Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs), program review, and curriculum development.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s in psychology OR Bachelor’s in psychology AND Master’s in counseling, sociology, statistics, neuroscience or social work OR the equivalent.

Evidence of understanding of and responsiveness to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom.

Applicants applying under the “Equivalent” provision must provide details that explain at time of application how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degree listed above.

Desirable Qualifications
1. Ability to teach a broad range of introductory core psychology courses, which may include but is not limited to: General Psychology; Lifespan Psychology; Brain, Mind, and Behavior (Biological Psychology); Human Sexuality; Abnormal Psychology; Social Psychology; Research Methods.
2. Commitment to and enthusiasm for teaching psychology.
3. Experience teaching in a distance education format.
4. Evidence of a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical and learning disabilities.
5. Community college teaching experience.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:
Individuals with disabilities who are unable to carry out the physical activities of the position will receive reasonable accommodations to enable them to perform the essential functions of the positions.

Notification to Applicants
The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

TO APPLY, please send the following application materials to the contact listed below:

1. Cover Letter
2. Resume
3. Transcripts (Un-officials accepted for application purposes.)

Name: Stuart McElderry, Dean of Business, Social Science and Learning Resources
Email: SMcElderry@laspositascollege.edu
Phone: 925 424-1323
Department: Business, Social Science, & Learning Resources

It is the policy of this District to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practices and to assure that there shall be no discrimination against any person on the basis of sex, ancestry, age, marital status, race, religious creed, mental disability, medical condition (including HIV and AIDS), color, national origin, physical disability, family or sexual preference status and other similar factors in compliance with Title IX, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, other federal and state non-discrimination regulations, and its own statements of philosophy of objectives. The District encourages the filing of applications by both sexes, ethnic minorities, and the disabled

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