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Adjunct Instructor for Psychology

Description of Job

The Psychology Department at Edgewood College seeks an adjunct instructor to teach PSY 101: General Psychology (scheduled for T/Th 2-3:50 pm) for the Fall 2023 semester.

In PSY 101, students receive an introduction to psychology as a science. There is an emphasis on major topics and areas of research in psychology including: biology and behavior, perception, memory, learning, human development, emotions, personality, psychological disorders, and psychotherapies.


  • 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

  • Relevant Graduate level work in Psychology/related field; Graduate degree in Psychology/related field 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 - P101
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711
E-mail: officeofacademicaffairs@edgewood.edu
Equal Opportunity Employer