SL290160-Summer 2024-PSYC*1110 (ECS Online Program) Introduction to Psychology

Sessional Lecturer Work Assignment
Sessional Lecturer, Unit 2
Academic Unit: 
Guelph Humber Programs
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Summer 2024
Number of Available Work Assignment(s) / Sections: 
2
Level of Work Assignment(s): 
1
Right of First Refusal (RoFR)
A Sessional Lecturer holds a RoFR (i.e., for a particular course) if they have successfully taught the course in the past six (6) semesters. A SL who holds a RoFR to this course is required to exercise their right by way of the online hiring system. Also see: What is Right of First Refusal (RoFR)?
A Sessional Lecturer Currently Holds a Right of First Refusal for this Course: 
Yes
Number of Assignments that Carry the Right of First Refusal: 
2
Course Details
Course Number: 
PSYC*1110 (ECS Online Program)
Course Name: 
Introduction to Psychology
Course Format: 
DE
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
This course will introduce students to psychological theory, research, and methods. It will broadly cover major areas of interest in Psychology including research methods, biological psychology, behavioural psychology, cognitive psychology, emotion, human development, learning, memory, motivation, sensation and perception, social psychology, psychological disorders, and psychological treatments. - To view course outlines from previous offerings of this course (if available), please visit: https://www.guelphhumber.ca/academic-services/course-outlines - IMPORTANT NOTE: The University of Guelph has vaccination and masking policies that may be altered with limited notice depending on COVID-19 circumstances and advice from government, public health authorities, and prevailing science. Currently, the vaccination and masking policy is paused but may resume with little advance notice to address the health risks. Should this occur, vaccinations will be required. You can choose to submit proof of vaccination before your start date (https://uoguel.ph/vaccination-status). The U of G’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy can be found here (https://www.uoguelph.ca/hr/staff-faculty-hr-policies-support-staff/713-covid-19-vaccination-policy). More COVID-related information can be found here, https://www.uoguelph.ca/covid19/covid-info-for-faculty-and-staff. Everyone is encouraged to continue to complete the self-screening in the Humber College’s Guardian App before coming to the University of Guelph-Humber (Humber College campus) each time. More information on coming to campus at the University of Guelph-Humber’s can be found at: https://www.guelphhumber.ca/coming-to-campus.
Projected Class Enrolment: 
50/section
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Orientation-Training
Office Hours
Preparation
Student Consultation
Lecturing
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Other Duties (specified below)
Other Duties Described: 
Online instruction. Instructor may be required to participate in course website training.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications
Degree: 
Other
Doctoral degree in progress in Psychology
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Other
Successful teaching in the field of Psychology at college or university level
Required competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
Proficiency in research or practice in at least one of the areas within the course content: Behavioural, Biological, Cognitive, Consciousness, Developmental, Emotion, Learning, Memory, Mental Health (Clinical / Psychotherapy), Motivation, Perception, Personality, Social Psychology, Thinking; Evidence of successful teaching in an online course.
Preferred Qualifications
Degree: 
Other
Doctoral degree in Psychology
Research Experience: 
Quality and or Recent Research activity in areas relevant to the course demonstrating knowledge of current developments in course content.
Specific Preferred competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
Candidates should provide in their application evidence of prior teaching experience and teaching success/excellence related to course content, which may include a dossier, teaching philosophy, examples of teaching innovations, course developments, evaluations of previously taught courses (e.g., peer evaluations and/or student feedback), reference letters, and any other relevant information they wish to have evaluated by the selection committee (some documents on file in the department or program, such as UofGH Student Feedback Questionnaires of courses taught on UofG contracts, may also be used).
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Section S1DE1 & S1DE2: This is a distance education course offering. As such, significant online monitoring, supervision and feedback related to student learning activities is required.
Period of the Work Agreement (Start Date and End Date): 
May 2, 2024 to July 5, 2024
Wages (per semester, per full-load): 
minimum $7,758.48 (effective 2022/23)
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Posting Email Contact: 
ghadmin@guelphhumber.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
ghadmin@guelphhumber.ca Please apply through the online application process only: http://www.uoguelph.ca/sessional_ta/ NOTE: Applications via e-mail will not be accepted. If you have technical issues with the online application, please contact Computing and Communications Services (CCS) at University of Guelph: Email: 58888help@uoguelph.ca , Phone: 519-824-4120 ext. 58888

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