County College of Morris invites applicants for two positions. An Assistant Professor in Psychology and an Assistant Professor in Psychology with an emphasis in Education. The Teacher Education Program, housed in the Psychology and Education Department within the School of Liberal Arts, offers multiple degrees and certificates and prepares students for various careers and education pathways. The Psychology and Education Department promotes an appreciation for diversity, child development, and innovative practices. We are committed to substantially increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups as we strive to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution that we can, and especially encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
The successful candidate will:
• Teach various child development, psychology, and education courses with the pre-approved course objectives across modalities, including face-to-face, online and hybrid courses.
• Utilizes active learning and student success strategies in the classroom to support student progress towards completion of certificates and AA, AS & AAS degrees.
• Understand and appropriately utilize all instructional technology as available in classrooms.
• Cooperate with department chairperson/program coordinator, department members, and the appropriate administrators in developing curricula, preparing and updating course syllabi, course outlines, selection of textbooks, and assessment activities.
• Consider the general and unique needs of all students, and when necessary, seeks additional help from and refers students to other college support services.
• Work closely with counselors and administrators to build dual credit enrollment.
Moreover, the ability to teach college courses at a rigorous level with the skills to adapt to the needs of high school students earning college credit will be highly valued.
· Demonstrates a commitment to inclusion, equity, and diversity.
· Teaching experience or demonstrated capacity to teach college courses with documentation of a commitment to teaching. Valid licenses/certificates in a teaching area/discipline are essential.
· Background and expertise in at least two of the following areas: early childhood or elementary education, school or educational psychology, curriculum and instruction, school social work, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
· Experience in online course development and online teaching is preferred.
A Master’s Degree in Psychology required. Ph.D. or Ed. D degree preferred and K-12 teacher certification preferred.
The County College of Morris is known for its outstanding faculty and staff, the superior quality of its programs and services, and the success of its students. CCM enrolls more than 8,000 students in over 70 degree and certificate programs each year, and boasts one of the highest graduation rates in New Jersey. Our graduates transfer to top colleges and universities in New Jersey and the nation.
The County College of Morris is located in Randolph New Jersey in the suburban northwest of the state. Strategically situated just 40 miles west of New York City on the I-80 corridor and 39 miles east of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, this very special location offers easy access to the cultural center of NYC and also to outdoor recreational opportunities. From Morris County New Jersey it is a short drive to Philadelphia and just a few hours to Boston or Washington, D.C.