School of Arts & Sciences
Eligible for Benefits
Part-time, per class
Northwest Christian University is seeking to fill part-time, fixed-term positions for psychology instructors and develop a pool of adjunct applicants for potential future teaching opportunities in face-to-face and/or online courses. A Doctorate is preferred, but candidates with a Master’s degree in psychology and university teaching experience will be considered. Candidates should be able to teach face-to-face and/or online undergraduate level classes in a variety of areas such as general psychology, abnormal psychology, cognition, personality, social psychology, learning, or forensic psychology. Candidates must have a vibrant and maturing Christian faith. Application materials must include a personal statement that addresses how a maturing Christian faith finds expression in the candidate’s personal life, family life, community life, local church membership, and academic discipline (both inside and outside the classroom).
Working Conditions/Special Requirements
- NCU employees must have a maturing Christian Faith and live in compliance with the duties and expectations as detailed in the Employee Handbook
- The position requires a strong commitment to multiculturalism and diversity
- The position requires working in a non-smoking, drug free environment
- The employee must adhere to FERPA guidelines and student confidentiality at all times
- All employees of NCU are “mandatory reporters” under Oregon law. See http://www.oregon.gov/dhs/abuse/pages/mandatory_report.aspx for specific information
- The position requires a strong ability to communicate effectively and succinctly, both verbally and in writing, utilizing tact, patience and courtesy
- Listening skills and the ability to speak and write clearly are essential to this position. Must possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
- The employee must have high personal motivation, with great attention to detail and accuracy
- This person must project a positive, vibrant and professional attitude in assisting people
- This person must have high ethics of honesty and confidentiality, with a genuine and gracious presence pertaining to the students, faculty, staff and business of the department and the University
- The position may require lifting up to 25 lbs, as well as bending, stooping, kneeling
- This position description is subject to change at any time
NCU employees are expected to abide by the Theological Context for NCU Community Life. Please read this document before continuing.
To be considered for this position, please submit the following materials:
- NCU Employment Application
- Cover letter addressing skills, experience, and knowledge
- Personal “Statement of Faith” that addresses how a maturing Christian faith finds expression in the candidate’s personal life, family life, community life, and current church membership. The faith statement should also address how the candidate integrates faith into his/her academic discipline, both inside and outside the classroom.
- Official graduate/terminal degree transcripts
- Contact Information for three references to include the applicant’s pastor or another appropriate church leader who is able to address the applicant’s faith background.
Or mail application materials to:
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Northwest Christian University
828 E. 11th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97401
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