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PSYC 3611 - Social Psychology I Open Learning Faculty Member (Print) - OL Arts
Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning (TRU-OL) has a vacancy for 1 temporary Open Learning Faculty Member(s) (Print) @ 50% TAP (Teaching Allocation Percentage) for PSYC 3611, Social Psychology I, effective November 16, 2012 to April 17, 2014.
This course introduces the field of social psychology, focusing on how we think about and interact with others. Topics covered are how we perceive ourselves and others. Students also learn about the science of social psychology and how theory and empirical research alike can be applied to a wide range of practical problems.
Open Learning Faculty Members are teaching staff in the Open Learning division of TRU, and the role of the Open Learning Faculty Member is to actively encourage, support and guide students toward success in their academic studies. Open Learning Faculty Members must be skilled in teaching, fully knowledgeable of the subject matter, and demonstrate a positive, open and caring attitude in all interaction with students.
Responsibilities of the Open Learning Faculty Member (Print) include but are not limited to:
- Administrative set up and record keeping
- Initiating and maintaining regular contact with the student as specified in the collective agreement
- Responding to all student queries by phone, e-mail or other method as appropriate within the time frame outlined in the collective agreement
- Marking all assignments, posting results and providing prompt feedback
- Marking exams and posting results
- Maintaining weekly office hours for synchronous communication
We anticipate 50-60 students per year in this course. These numbers are only estimates and actual numbers for the course may be greater or less than the estimated numbers.
We are looking for candidates with a PhD in Academic Psychology who can engage with students. The candidate will be able to provide documented evidence of current and ongoing engagement in Social Psychology through research and/or the scholarship of teaching, including the dissemination of outcomes in appropriate academic venues. Experience working with current educational technologies, tools and Learning Management Systems would be an asset.
Qualified internal TRUOLFA applicants will be given first consideration in filling this position.
Remuneration will be as per the TRUOLFA Collective Agreement.
This position is open to qualifiedapplicants residing in British Columbia.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. As part of its commitment to Employment Equity, TRU encourages applications from qualified members of the four designated groups: women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities. Applicants are invited to identify themselves if they belong to any of the four designated groups.
Please forward current curriculum vitae via e-mail to email@example.com, quoting the Competition # 12-9B8 in the subject line, with names, addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) referees and/or references, along with a copy of graduate transcripts. Incomplete applications may not be considered.
- Please submit a separate application for each competition.
- Only attachments in the following formats will be accepted: Word (.doc, .docx), PDF, Text (.txt), Excel (.xls, .xlsx). Paper and/or faxed applications will no longer be considered.
- We wish to thank all applicants, however; only those under consideration will be contacted.
This posting is in effect from October 31 to November 16, 2012 closing at 4:30 pm.
To view all current TRU postings, please visit our website at www.tru.ca/careers
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