Faculty - M.A. Organizational Psychology - Adler University in Vancouver British Columbia

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Adler University

Vancouver, British Columbia


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Detailed Job Description

School and Program Information: Founded in 1952, Adler University, with campuses in Chicago and Vancouver, is a leading academic institution advancing socially responsible practice, healthy communities, and a more just society. In keeping with its mission, the Vancouver Campus launched an M.A. in Organizational Psychology (MAOP) program in 2009.  The program focuses on building student competencies to effectively work in a variety of areas related to organizational development and leadership for business, industry and the public sector.  The MAOP program is one of five graduate programs on the Vancouver Campus, including master’s degrees in counselling psychology and a Psy.D. degree.  The Vancouver Campus and its programs operate under the consent of the BC Ministry of Advanced Education.

We are seeking an exceptional scientist-practitioner whose research and teaching contribute to our MAOP program. The MAOP program is unique in its focus on training students in competencies related to effective organizational consulting practice (e.g., facilitation, training, counselling, conflict resolution) in combination with education in organizational theory and practice, psychological theory as well as research. Specific MAOP Program Information can be found at: http://www.adler.edu/page/programs/vancouver/ma-in-organizational-psychology/overview

Position Summary:  This full-time core faculty position involves providing instruction for courses in the Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology (MAOP) program, supporting student learning and outcome measurements, supervising student thesis research, engaging in committee work, providing supervision to students on practicum, participating in program development, and student academic advising. Candidates should also possess a strong background in research methods and psychometrics.

Work schedule: This position will involve either a four-day or five-day per week appointment. The position is available September, 2015.

• A doctoral degree in an academic discipline related to organizational psychology, organizational development or human resource practice from an accredited institution.
• A passion for teaching and strong record of teaching and thesis supervision experience at the graduate level.
• A strong record of scholarship related to organizational psychology.
• A record of professional experience in organizational/HR practice.
• Experience in teaching/education at the graduate level
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to collaborate effectively with students, faculty, and professional staff.
• Strong skills in networking, creating and maintaining relationships, problem solving, and diplomacy.
• Demonstrated experience in applied research related to organizational psychology, organizational development, human resources or corporate social responsibility.
• Experience in program development and community liaising are an asset. In addition, a particular commitment of the School, rooted in Adler's emphasis on social interest, is training professionals to work towards socially responsible practice and who are committed to social justice. Candidates with particular interest in this mission and with demonstrated experience in these areas are preferred.

Application Deadline: April 15th, 2015

Anticipated Start Date: Flexible after August 1st, 2015

The Adler School is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from people of Aboriginal ancestry, women, visible minorities and people with disabilities. Applications will be kept in strict confidence.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Adler University that all persons are entitled to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) protection. Adler University does not discriminate against any individual for employment because of age, religion, race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status (including unfavorable discharge from the military), or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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  • organizational psychology
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Writing Samples
Best if Apply By 4/15/2015