Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Key Competencies * Independence * Achievement/Effort * Dependability * Persistence * Initiative * Integrity * Analytical Thinking * Attention to Detail * Leadership * Self Control

Representative Tasks * Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions. * Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as abnormal psychology, cognitive processes, and work motivation. * Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.


Educational Services,

Job Family Education, Training, and Library

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