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Employment Opportunity

Psychology Instructor

Competition Number: 17-4107
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Mondays (Powell River) 16:30 to 19:30

Subject to enrolment and budget.
Start/End: January 01, 2018 up to May 18, 2018
Workload: One 3-credit course in Powell River in Spring 2018: PSYC 112 Contemporary Psychology II and office hours.
Employment Group: VIUFA
Position: 00276
Location: Powell River Campus
Duties: Instruct PSYC 112 Contemporary Psychology II. Prepare course materials, provide student support; conduct student evaluation, grading and record keeping; liaise with department chair; participate as an active member of the instructional team.

PSYC 112 Contemporary Psychology II
A survey of the current status of selected areas, emphasizing the scientific approach to the study of behaviour of humans and animals. Topics include development, language and thought, personality assessment, intelligence, personality theory, adjustment, abnormal behaviour, therapies, and social behaviour.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Psychology from an appropriately accredited institution. Demonstrated expertise and excellence in teaching psychology at the post-secondary level. Demonstrated competency in technology related to the position.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover letter
Copies of transcripts/credentials/qualifications identified on resume
Teaching evaluations
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: November 09, 2017 - November 29, 2017
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.