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Adjunct Instructor - Psychology

Description of Job

Edgewood College is seeking an Adjunct Instructor to teach PSY 350: Drugs and Behavior (scheduled for M/W 8-9:50 am) and/or PSY 380: Introduction to Psychotherapies (scheduled for M/W 10-11:50) for the Fall 2022 semester.

In PSY 350, students will be introduced to the ways that substance use impacts individuals, families, and society. Students will receive an appreciation of how various perspectives (e.g., biological, psychological, environmental, cultural, etc) all interact to explain substance use and abuse. 

In PSY 380, students will be introduced to the major therapy methods. They will receive a brief examination of the nature of mental health and the corresponding theories and treatments.


  • Plan and teach courses, and facilitate student learning.
  • Revise and distribute a course syllabus in alignment with the course description, including course requirements, and grading criteria using Edgewood College’s syllabus template. 
  • Maintain and submit student attendance and grading records according to College policy.
  • Comply with college policies and guidelines.

Job Qualifications

Necessary Education or Work Experience

  • Master’s degree in Psychology/related field required; Ph.D. preferred.
  • Ideally has college-level instructional experience in these courses.
  • Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching excellence with a focus on student learning through active and applied strategies.

Other Qualifications

Edgewood College, a Catholic college sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Candidates must demonstrate multicultural competence - the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must actively support the mission of the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values - truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.

To apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and references to:

Edgewood College
Human Resources - ATPY
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711
E-mail: officeofacademicaffairs@edgewood.edu
Equal Opportunity Employer