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Part time Faculty Psychology Instructor
Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland
Date Posted September 18, 2020
Faculty-Liberal Arts-Psychology
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline 12/16/2020

Montgomery College is Maryland’s premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. Montgomery College is one of Maryland’s most diverse community colleges, which includes more than 164 nations represented in our student body. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success.

Job Title

Part time Faculty Psychology Instructor



Job Description Summary

Montgomery College, Rockville, Takoma Park/Silver Spring, Germantown, campuses is currently accepting applications for possible openings as a part-time faculty member teaching instructor in Psychology. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and demonstrates the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner.

***Montgomery College accepts applications for Adjunct/Part-time Faculty on a continuous basis. Applications may be reviewed periodically based on student enrollment needs. ***
• The listing of a course in the schedule of classes as “TBA” does not constitute an assignment.
• The hiring decision for part-time faculty involves an academic judgment and shall be determined at Management’s sole discretion.
• During the academic year, part-time faculty at Montgomery College may teach no more than 11.5 ESH (equivalent semester hour) per semester and no more than 23 ESH per academic year.
• During summer, part-time faculty at Montgomery College may teach no more than 10 ESH (equivalent semester hour) for both sessions combined.



Job Description


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach assigned courses in psychology.
  • Teach a variety of psychology courses and on schedules that may include daytime, evening, weekend, and accelerated sections, on all campuses if needed.  Opportunities may exist to teach summer and winter session classes.
  • Follow guidelines from department chairs to ensure consistent content coverage and student experience across multiple sections of a course.
  • Administer, grade, and provide feedback in a timely manner to monitor student mastery and progress through a course.
  • Meet established deadlines to submit student mid-term and final course grades.
  • Conduct assigned classes in the area of employment in accordance with the catalog description, the course syllabi, and the stipulations of the College.
  • Readily accessible to students for academic consultation and advising through one-on-one or group meetings, telephone, videoconferencing, and email.
  • Participate, when possible, in departmental, unit, and campus meetings of a professional nature.
  • Hold every scheduled class, including the final examination, the full scheduled number of minutes during the scheduled time in the scheduled location.
  • Maintain standards of teaching consistent with the standards of the department and the College.
  • Seek out through professional societies, meetings, and workshops, and the current literature of the field means of improving instruction.
  • Adjust, insofar as possible, teaching methods to student needs.
  • They must also submit to the appropriate administrator or department chair, determined by the individual academic department, a copy of the syllabus, and other materials, such as reading lists or assignment sheets, and a copy of the final examination.
  • Read and respond promptly to College email and pick up mail from the assigned mailbox before each scheduled class day.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Psychology
  • Proficient with and ability to use a Learning Management System (LMS) and other web-based instructional technology to facilitate learning in a web-enhanced environment.
  • Demonstrated experience teaching using a variety of delivery methods, online resources, and technology applications across the curriculum.
  • Faculty members are expected to have access to a personal computer with virus protection that can connect to the internet outside of the work location (i.e., office, classroom, college campus). Montgomery College (MC) provides an MC email account and access to the learning platform, password-protected faculty sections of the website, college listservs, and other faculty communications tools. 
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without a sponsor.


 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. graduate degree in Psychology 
  • Experience teaching psychology courses at the college level.
  • Experience teaching using Blackboard LMS.

 Application Process:

  • Online applications must be received by December 16, 2020.
  • For consideration, you must:

    Include dates of employment in your application or  attachment.

    Submit a cover letter along with an unofficial copy of your graduate-level transcripts, including from your highest degree earned.


As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

  • Successful completion of a background check and degree verification (if applicable). Must provide proof of US degree equivalency for international degrees.


Montgomery College is a tobacco and smoke-free environment


For disability related accommodations please call 240-567-5353 or send an email to: hrstm@montgomerycollege.edu at least two weeks in advance.


Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.




Closing Date

Wednesday, December 16, 2020


Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace


For disability-related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353 or send an email to: hrstm@montgomerycollege.edu.

Two (2) weeks’ notice required to provide accommodations.


Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

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