Psychology Full-time Faculty (2 openings)

MD - Montgomery County
Sep 11, 2018
Oct 03, 2018
Education, Healthcare
Full Time

Montgomery College is Maryland's premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success. We give employees the environment, tools, and opportunities they need to make a difference.

Job Title

Psychology Full-time Faculty (2 openings)

Job Description Summary

Title: Psychology Full-time Faculty (2 openings)
Location: Rockville and Takoma Park/Silver Spring

Montgomery College, Rockville and Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campuses, are seeking two full-time Psychology faculty members to fill positions starting January 2019. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated professor who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner. Faculty in the discipline are highly committed to achieving radical inclusion - that is, deeply rooted values of welcoming and supporting all individuals who seek higher education - through engaging in innovative and socially just pedagogy and actions. This position is part of a collective bargaining unit and requires payment of dues or a service fee.

Assignment begins January, 2019. Online applications must be received by October 1, 2018.

Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution. Led by President DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D., Montgomery College is dedicated to student success and widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? The faculty and staff of MC are integral to our continued excellence. We are looking for dedicated professionals for opportunities throughout the College.Job Description

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Teach General Psychology and other courses offered by the Psychology Department. 
  • Teach 30 semester hours per academic year of courses related to psychology.
  • Teach a varied schedule of courses that may include day, night, early morning, weekend and/or accelerated sections.  Opportunities may exist for teaching summer classes.
  •  Incorporate the use of educational enterprise platform such as Blackboard into instruction, including zero-cost resources in the development and delivery of instruction.
  • Communicate with psychology faculty on other campuses to ensure a consistent student learning experience.
  • Implement embedded advising and/or embedded classroom support services, and
  • Advise students about discipline course offerings, related certificates, transfer opportunities, and careers in sociology.
  • Serve on, or lead, department, discipline, campus and college committees, and advise students.
  • Maintain an active program of professional development and participate in professional organizations and activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree in Psychology.
  • Graduate coursework must include courses that reflect both depth and breadth in Psychology.
  • Recent experience teaching college undergraduate - level psychology.
  • Candidate must be able to show currency in content and pedagogy.
  • Experience working with a diverse student population.
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Psychology from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited program
  • A minimum of one year full-time or equivalent part-time college teaching experience by Dec. 31, 2018.
  • Teaching experience at the community college level.
  • Experience teaching General Psychology.
  • Experience teaching a variety of courses in psychology, including (but not limited to), Educational Psychology, Social Psychology, Psychology of Women, Psychology of Human Sexuality, and Personality Psychology.
  • Evidence of participation in institutionally supported academic support initiatives.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the community college mission.
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development.
  • Experience with committee, advisory groups, volunteer experience or integrated services.

Application Process:

  • Apply online at
  • Online applications must be received by October 1, 2018.
  • For consideration, you must:

    Include dates of employment in your application or attachment;

    Submit a cover letter, a statement of philosophy of teaching, your CV, and in unofficial copy of your transcript from your highest degree earned.

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

  • Successful completion of a background check.
  • Participation in a retirement plan.

Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes. 

Closing DateMonday, October 1, 2018

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace

For disability-related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353

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Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

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