Position Summary: 

The Psychology program within the department of Social Sciences is looking for qualified candidates who can serve as adjunct instructors to teach courses on-campus and/or online. D’Youville houses both a traditional on-campus B.A. in psychology curricula as well as a fully online B.A. in psychology curricula. Courses or topic areas potentially in need of staffing include general, developmental, physiological, behavioral/clinical, cognitive, experimental, forensic/legal, social/personality, and industrial/organizational psychology. The department is accepting applications for positions to be filled as needed.


  • Masters degree or higher in psychology or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Previous experience with teaching in higher education is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to utilize various software programs including the institution’s Learning Management System (Canvas) related to the delivery of online course content


  • Teach assigned course in accordance with its established learning outcomes.
  • Develop and implement course assignments and deliver learning activities that permit measurement of course student learning outcomes.
  • Foster an inclusive and collaborative course environment
  • Report progress updates and final grades for students.
  • Provide access to and timely response to students via in-person (e.g., office hours), videoconference, or telephone.
  • Uphold the mission and vision of D’Youville.


About the Institution:

D’Youville is a small private university located on the beautiful banks of Lake Erie in Buffalo, NY. Nestled near the base of the Peace Bridge (that connects New York to Canada), D’Youville has been educating the leaders of tomorrow since 1908. D’Youville is deeply committed to the idea of diversity as a relational variable (how one may be different from another), and all who work at D’Youville are committed to creating an inclusive, student-centered learning community where difference is recognized in all its forms. To this end, women, racial and ethnic minorities, divergent thinkers, and other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.


D’Youville is known for its strong academic programs, its rich campus life, and its commitment to student engagement and success. Residing in a vibrant urban environment, it offers more than 40 programs (undergraduate, graduate, doctoral studies, advanced certificates) and provides traditional day course offerings as well as accelerated night, weekend, off-campus, and online programs.


Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States to be considered. As implied above, D’Youville is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to fostering a diverse community based on the fundamental tenants of inclusion and equity. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, age, creed, national original, religion, familial status, military status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, or sexual orientation.

About D'Youville College



About D’Youville College

Founded in 1908, D’Youville College is an MSCHE-accredited, independent Catholic college located in the city of Buffalo, New York. D’Youville offers its 3,000 students preeminent education in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs in allied health professions, education, business, and liberal arts.

D’Youville’s success is built on the commitment that our students learn how to think critically, work with others, be leaders, and communicate effectively – all skills employers look for in the people they hire. D’Youville is an exceptionally collegial and exciting place to work and learn. Its motivating plan for the future and expanded outreach to the region, state, nation and global community provide wonderful opportunities.

D’Youville is situated in the Prospect Park/Lower West Side neighborhood, one of Buffalo’s most diverse and historic neighborhoods with fine examples of residential architecture from the last hundred years. The city is in the midst of a remarkable transformation, including a redeveloped waterfront and revitalized neighborhoods. Buffalo is home to several Frank Lloyd Wright buildings, Frederick Law Olmstead parks, and of course, the chicken wing!

Join us, and be a part of Buffalo’s renaissance.

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