Course Director/Adjunct Faculty of Health Services Geropsychology, Kansas City University, Kansas City, MO

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Course Director/Adjunct Faculty of Health Services Geropsychology

Kansas City Campus

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Job Description:

The Health Services Psychology Department at KCU is accepting applications for a Course Director/Adjunct Faculty of Psychology to teach Neuroscience of Older Adults. The successful candidate will teach doctoral level courses, mentor students, and serve within our PsyD program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and teach graduate level courses appropriate to expertise, training, and background. The class to be taught is Behavioral and Neuroscience of Older Adults.
  • Advising and supervising students.
  • Providing service to the department and university.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Program Director.

Supportive Functions:

  • Participate in developing department goals, objectives, and systems
  • Actively participate in team and University meetings


  • Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling(PsyD or PhD) from an APA accredited program.
  • Knowledge and expertise in Geropsychology
  • Knowledge, sensitivity, and passion for diversity, multiculturalism, social justice, and community service.
  • Demonstrated success with teaching and classroom management skills.
  • Experience mentoring students.
  • Impeccable oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to employ critical thinking and analysis to solve complex problems.
  • Ability to interact successfully with academic, clinical, business, and regulatory personnel.
  • Ability to successfully work within and support a diverse environment of students and colleagues.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member to ensure that departmental goals are met by providing support to staff, and always keeping students' and graduates' best interest as a priority.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

Equal Opportunity Employer

KCU is committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace. Equal opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information (GINA), physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, ancestry, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state or local law.

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Thank you for your interest in a career at KCU!

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Who is KCU?
Kansas City University (KCU), founded in 1916, is a fully accredited, private not-for-profit health sciences university with Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, Biosciences and a developing College of Dental Medicine. The College of Osteopathic Medicine is the sixth largest medical school in the nation, the ninth most impactful medical school in primary care for the nation, the tenth most affordable of private medical colleges, and the leading producer of physicians for the State of Missouri. The College of Osteopathic Medicine has two sites strategically located on the Universitys campuses in Kansas City and Joplin, Missouri, to address the growing needs of both urban and rural populations. The University offers multiple graduate degrees: a doctor of osteopathic medicine; a doctor of psychology in clinical psychology; a master of arts in bioethics; a master of science in the biomedical sciences; a master of business administration in partnership with Rockhurst University; a new master of public health in partnership with the University of Nebraska Medical Center; and plans to seat the first doctor of dental medicine students in 2023.

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