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Assistant Professor, Psychology

Broward College
Margate, FL
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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Job Profile Summary

Broward College invites applicants for a full-time tenure track teaching position in Psychology.

Broward College is committed to fostering a learning-centered community that celebrates a diversity of experiences and fosters inclusion by empowering and engaging students, faculty, and staff.

The ideal candidate will share Broward College's commitment to educating its population of approximately 51,000 students, and meeting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of all our student population and the surrounding community. Currently, 37% of Broward College's students identify as Latino/Latina, 30% as Black/African American, 16% as White, 4% as Asian-American, and 7% as multiracial.


Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to teaching, student consultation, course preparation, review of course outlines, grade processing within deadlines, preparation of course syllabi, committee participation (e.g., College-wide Standing or Ad-Hoc committees and discipline area committees), and attending college-wide and discipline area faculty meetings. The faculty member will also participate in curriculum development, the review and assessment of student learning outcomes, campus governance, faculty organizations, and departmental program review.

The successful candidate will employ teaching methods to accommodate various levels of academic preparation and have a willingness to examine and adapt one's instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support students from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences reflective of Broward College's student population. This will include incorporating appropriate and engaging technology across different modalities of instruction to facilitate student learning.

Responsibilities include providing prompt and supportive feedback to students, participating in service to the college and its community, and engaging in continued professional development, such as attending educational and disciplinary conferences, are all integral components of faculty duties and responsibilities. Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the diverse needs of different learners across programs. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about responsive pedagogical techniques and effective practices for engaging students from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences within a collegiate level psychology learning environment.

Candidates should demonstrate (1) a mastery of their specific discipline; (2) a deep commitment to the college mission of fostering student success, academic achievement, and persistence; (3) technological competence; (4) the ability to use skills and strategies that engage students in ways that facilitate learning and prepare students for productive lives; and (5) success in teaching students from varying backgrounds reflective of Broward College's diverse student population.

Application Package:

1. Cover Letter - Letter of formal application that addresses how experience and education qualifies the candidate to perform the assigned responsibilities

2. Resume - Detailed curriculum vitae of all educational and professional experience, which includes a list of courses taught

3. Transcript - Unofficial conferred transcript that includes degree received and conferral date. International transcripts must include a foreign transcript evaluation. For a list of approved credential evaluation services visit: (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process; official transcripts will be required prior to hire.)

4. A statement of teaching philosophy

5. Evidence of teaching effectiveness, which may include:

* Course evaluations
* Sample course syllabi
* Evidence of recent experience working with diverse students

If a candidate does not have any teaching experience, an overview of professional work experience as it relates to the essential functions of this position will also be accepted. As part of the application package, candidates should also indicate their strengths and experiences with innovative and inclusive pedagogies. Please read more about "Your Broward College Story Starts Here" at

6. A list of three current professional references with name, relationship to candidate, address, email address, and telephone number

This position is a yearly two-semester (163-day) contract.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience:

* A Master's Degree in Psychology or a graduate degree and 18 graduate credit hours in Psychology. PhD preferred.
* A high level of digital literacy and a commitment to teaching.
* Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.


Respect for Others

Demonstrates respect for team members and constituents by valuing their contributions toward the goals of the work unit and the College. Maintains professionalism and contributes to a cohesive work environment


Cooperates and collaborates with individuals & groups that supports the mission and values of the College. Works effectively with all individuals and contributes to a positive environment by working with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff and external constituents. Contributes to an inclusive, respectful, and empowering working environment that welcomes varying perspectives

Flexibility & Adaptability

Adapts approaches as situations in the work environment changes. Supports change based on the environmental needs, emerging technologies, and system upgrades

Technical Expertise

Effectively applies concepts, theories, methods, tools, techniques, and expertise in area of discipline (i.e. HR, Finance, Student Affairs, etc.)

Continuous Improvement & Learning

Actively develops one's own skills and explores opportunities for personal learning and continuous development within the job's functionality and in support of the goals and mission of department, division and the College

Job Title

Assistant Professor, Psychology

Position Number


Job Status

Full time Regular


North Academics History/Behavioral/Political Science


North Campus

Pay Grade

Faculty - Full Time


$47,000 - $50,384 Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Work Shift

First Shift

Work Schedule


Hours Per Week


Posting End Date

Open Until Filled


To be considered for this position, a completed online employment application form along with resume, cover letter, unofficial conferred transcript, and teaching portfolio are required.

Designated Essential Personnel


FLSA Status


Position Classification


Special Instructions to Applicant:

For positions requiring a degree, the official transcripts are required upon hire. An unofficial copy of the degree/transcript is acceptable during the application process and must be attached to the online application. If unable to attach the documentation, please email document to or fax to 954-201-7612, stating clearly the position name(s) and position number(s) the transcript is to be attached to.

Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside of the United States require a equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the application deadline. All required documentation must be received on or before the job posting end date.

Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the "Resume/CV/Transcript/License/Certification" section of the application

Please refer to link with the instructions on how to submit an application with multiple documents.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the required background screening process.

Broward College uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 Form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

Diversity and Inclusion are a priority at Broward College

Broward College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from eligible veterans and spouses of veterans, underrepresented groups, including minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other legally protected classification.

For inquiries regarding Title IX and the college's non-discrimination policies, contact the Vice President for Talent and Culture at 954-201-7449, Broward College, 6400 NW 6th Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.

Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation with the application process, please contact the Talent and Culture Department at


The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted of describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related education/experience beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Broward College reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

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