Adjunct Faculty – Forensic Psychology

The Washington Center is seeking an Adjunct Faculty member to teach Forensic Psychology beginning Summer 2020. 

Course Description: Forensic Psychology is the study of psychology in the context of the criminal justice system. In particular, this course focuses on fundamental topics in forensic psychology, including investigative psychology, police psychology, psychology and the courts, as well as abnormal and criminal psychology. This course examines the relationship between expert forensic psychological investigation and criminal proceedings, as well as issues in family violence and terrorism. This course assumes no prior knowledge of forensic psychology and no extensive knowledge of general principles in psychology.

All courses at TWC meet in person, one evening a week (Monday through Thursday), beginning at 6:30 p.m. and ending at 9:30 p.m. Summer term lasts 9 weeks. The Fall and Spring semesters last 14 weeks, and the Classes generally have 16-18 students and consist of mostly junior and senior level college students, both domestic and international.

Adjunct Faculty appointments are on a semester-by-semester basis and usually for one section per semester, contingent upon enrollment.

Earned doctorate or appropriate terminal degree is preferred. Appropriate Master’s degree with relevant professional experience will also be considered. Teaching experience at the college level also preferred. Applications are considered on a rolling basis depending on need.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV or resume, sample syllabi, and course evaluations (if available) via our online application form.  

The Washington Center is the largest, full-time independent internship program in the nation’s capital.  With over 1,600 student participants each year, The Washington Center has over 60,000 alumni from over 1,000 colleges and universities from the U.S. and abroad. 

Please note that we participate in E-Verify and upon hire, will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.