Adjunct Faculty, Psychology

Updated: 5 days ago
Location: Louisville, KENTUCKY
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: Open Until Filled

About Bellarmine University:

Bellarmine University is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic higher education tradition and a bold vision for the future. Bellarmine has undergraduate and graduate enrollment of nearly 3,500 students and continues to add new academic programs while maintaining small class sizes and personal attention to students. Bellarmine is listed in The Princeton Review's Best 385 Colleges, is one of the top 20 Southern regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's 2019 college rankings and is a top university in Forbes' list of America's best colleges. In a survey by The Princeton Review, students praised Bellarmine as a place that is "welcoming to every single person and makes an effort to include everyone." Bellarmine students, faculty and staff engage in more than 25,000 cumulative hours of service each year, in Louisville and around the nation and world. Beginning in Fall 2020, Bellarmine's 22 athletic teams will compete in NCAA Division I, through an invitation from the ASUN Conference.

Bellarmine is located on a scenic 145-acre campus in the Highlands neighborhood and 46+ acres off-campus in Louisville, KY, which Forbes recently recognized as a "Top 15 City" for affordable living and National Geographic calls one of the "Best Small Cities in the U.S." Louisville is within a day's drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population.

Bellarmine is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply.

Bellarmine is committed to core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Bellarmine will demonstrate a fully realized and lived commitment to equity and inclusion, empowering all members of its increasingly diverse community and supporting them to achieve their full potential.

Job Description:

The Department of Psychology at Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY is seeking a part-time instructor to teach Introductory Psychology in the Fall semester (8/15/2021 - 12/23/2021).  This course is being offered in person and on campus. Preferred applicants will have teaching experience in psychology. In addition to the course, the instructor is expected to be available to students as needed, including at least one office hour held weekly on campus.  

At Bellarmine, Introductory Psychology is a survey of psychology including the history and methods of psychological science, learning and motivation, cognition and memory, biological bases of behavior, sensation and perception, personality and social psychology, psychological disorders and their treatment. The course emphasizes the relation between life experiences and the scientific findings that explain those experiences. 

There are different sections of Introductory Psychology available.  The dates and times are below.  In your letter of interest please indicate which sections you are available to teach.  If you are interested in teaching multiple sections, please include this in your letter.  

Tuesdays and Thursday from 12:15 - 1:30

Tuesdays and Thursday from 1:40 - 2:55


A Master's degree or Doctorate in Psychology is required and must be awarded by August, 2021. 

Additional Information:

Bellarmine University is committed to core values of diversity, equity and inclusion and embraces diversity in our workforce among members of faculty, staff and administration. We remain committed to affirmative actions, policies, procedures and attitudes necessary to continue to build and retain a diverse and equitable workforce. We will demonstrate a fully realized and lived commitment to equity and inclusion, empowering all members of our increasingly diverse community and supporting them to achieve their full potential. As part of Bellarmine's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, we will seek to ensure that all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, job assignment, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, promotion, layoff and termination processes remain free of discrimination based upon race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Application Instructions:

To apply for the position, candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references. The letter of interest should include elements of your teaching philosophy as well as any teaching experience. 


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