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Thank you for your interest in working at Widener University. Please note that although Widener University entered into a hiring freeze in March 2020, the below positions are currently available and accepting applications.

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Adjunct, Psychology

Apply now Job no: 492581
Work type: Adjunct
Location: Chester
Categories: Faculty (Adjunct)

Widener University’s College of Arts & Sciences is currently seeking highly qualified adjunct faculty to teach Psychology courses. Our immediate needs are for Introductory Psychology, however there may be opportunity to teach other courses as well. Part-time adjunct faculty may instruct 1 to 3 courses each semester on an “as needed” basis. Courses available for adjunct staffing are offered during the day. Adjunct faculty are expected to teach a specified course(s); prepare course materials, be available to meet with students outside of regularly scheduled class time, and provide support and guidance to students.

For further information about the Department of Psychology, please visit our website at

Required qualifications include a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Psychology. Preference will be given to candidates who have an ABD or PhD in Psychology, previous teaching experience, and willingness to be flexible in class scheduling. Complete applications are to include a cover letter, CV and contact information for three professional references. This is a pooled position from which adjunct(s) will be hired. As openings occur, applicants will be hired from this pool.


Widener has a strategic commitment to building an inclusive university community whose diversity enriches the lives of all members and where our students are prepared for living in a pluralistic and ever-changing world. As a leading metropolitan university, Widener strives to embody the values that are inherent in our mission: civic engagement, access, inclusion, academic excellence, innovation, and leadership.

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan university, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener's main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with Law Schools located in both Harrisburg, PA and Wilmington, DE. For more information about the University, please visit our website at


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