The Department of Psychological Science invites interested applicants to apply for the position of Adjunct Professor beginning in Fall 2021. We are seeking dedicated teachers with a passion for engaging students to support our existing undergraduate curriculum and to broaden our cumulative fields of expertise. Adjunct faculty are non-tenure track, contract-based faculty, who have opportunities for salary enhancement through summer courses.
A master’s degree in psychology or a very closely related field (e.g. cognitive neuroscience, clinical/counseling psychology, community health, forensic psychology, etc.) AND two years of teaching experience.
A doctoral degree in psychology or a very closely related field (e.g. cognitive neuroscience, clinical/counseling psychology, community health, forensic psychology, etc.) AND two years of teaching experience.
Adjunct professors are compensated based on the number of credits taught in a given semester. Compensation is further broken down by Step 1 and Step 2 pay grade. All adjunct faculty are initially classified as Step 1 and automatically progress to Step 2 after completing their third semester of actively teaching for the department. Adjuncts who do not possess a doctoral degree are ineligible from progressing to Step 2. Each semester, the department issues Letters of Appointment (LOA) to adjunct faculty, which reflect classes/credits taught and the total amount of pay.
Pay grade by step
- Step 1 pay/credit – $1,066
- Step 2 pay/credit – $1,107
- 70 students or more +$50/credit
- 100 students or more +$100/credit
- 130 students or more +$150/credit