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Adjunct Opportunities

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.

Minimum qualifications

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.

Preferred qualifications

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.

Compensation

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

High-enrollment bonus

  • 70 students or more +$50/credit
  • 100 students or more +$100/credit
  • 130 students or more +$150/credit

Adjunct Professor Application

Please complete the fields below and upload supporting documents to be considered for an adjunct professor position in The Department of Psychological Science.
  • Teaching Interests * Required
    Refer to our undergraduate course catalog for details regarding specific courses: https://www.boisestate.edu/registrar-catalog/course-catalog/psyc/
  • Please provide a summary of your qualifications and explain why you believe that you will be a good fit for this position.
  • Please upload a current Curriculum Vitae or resume.
  • Please provide names and contact information for three professional references.