Adjunct Position in Psychology

The American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) invites applications for an open-rank adjunct position in Psychology in the Department of Philosophy and Psychology. The position is for Spring 2023 with the possibility of renewal for more semesters.

The successful candidate is expected to have teaching experience in Psychology and be able to teach the courses PSY101 Introduction to Psychology and PSY102 Introduction to Social Psychology. Here are the additional details of this position: Areas of specialization: open.

Required qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Psychology is strongly preferred, although advanced ABDs will also be considered;
  • Ability to teach PSY101 Introduction to Psychology and PSY102 Introduction to Social Psychology;
  • Previous experience with, or willingness to learn how to use, the Canvas learning platform and Zoom video conferencing;
  • A strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching at a liberal arts institution.

The successful candidate shall teach two sections – namely, one section of PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology and one section of PSY 102 Introduction to Social Psychology – per semester, on ground on the AUBG campus, which is located in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. The successful candidate shall be provided with office space and shall have office hours on ground and/or online every week during the semester.

A semester at AUBG typically consists of 14 weeks, besides the final exams week. Two class sessions per course are held every week. Each class session consists of 75-80 minutes. Students’ performance is assessed based on several assignments (e.g., in-class exams, quizzes, projects, presentations, etc.) given during the semester. The current faculty members in the discipline are willing to provide the successful candidate with assistance concerning course materials. Online teaching is possible for successful candidates based outside of Bulgaria.

AUBG is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts university located in Blagoevgrad. The student body is international, with students coming from over 40 countries, mainly from Southeastern Europe, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia. All instruction is in English.

AUBG is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will be closed when the position is filled.

Candidates must submit an application form (available here), an application letter explaining how they meet the requirements for the position, and a complete CV, including a list of courses, taught previously and a list of publications, to [email protected].

The information you have provided will be used to process your application for employment. It will not be passed to third parties or used for other purposes. If you are successful, we will keep your application details. If you are not the chosen candidate, we will destroy your data within 6 months after this vacancy closes. Security procedures are in place for protecting your data in accordance with the principles of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Your details may be stored electronically in a password-protected system and/or as paper copies in secure storage.