The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP), Rutgers University invites applications for Part-Time Lecturer (PTL) to teach Cognitive and Affective Psychology course (18:820:505) to be taught in Summer, 2022. The aims of the course are to help students develop familiarity with major historical theories and current research in cognitive and affective psychology, including, cognition, social cognition, decision-making, executive function, and memory; also, cognitive and emotional flexibility, emotional intelligence and regulation. Instructors with training and expertise in cognitive psychology, cognitive neuropsychology, and emotions sciences or are strongly encouraged to apply. A prepared syllabus is available for review. Candidates will assume primary responsibility for developing or refining the course syllabus, presenting high quality lectures, running class discussions and other teaching activities, and evaluating students based on course expectations and program-wide competencies. PTL's are expected to adhere to high quality instructional practices that integrate multiple modalities and approaches, such as whole class lecture, small group activities, videos, role playing etc. Hybrid formats using a combination of online and in-person platforms may be applied with the appropriate plan.
The course would be taught in Summer Session 1, 2022 (May-June) with the possibility of recurring appointments. The position would be housed in the Department of Clinical Psychology.
Minimum Education and Experience:
A doctorate in psychology or related field relevant to course content area;
Strong communication and organizational skills
Demonstrated knowledge or expertise in the specific course content
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated knowledge or expertise in cognitive psychology and/or emotions sciences. Prior teaching at college level and/or related experiences
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