Psychology Adjunct Faculty

Job Description:

The Department of Psychology at Russell Sage College is seeking adjunct faculty interested in teaching undergraduate courses in statistics, research methods or the psychology of learning.


Minimum adjunct faculty qualifications include:

  • Master’s (or higher degree) in a related field
  • College-level instructional experience

Submit CV via email to:

Dr. Donald Graves

Undergraduate Program Director

Psychology Department

Russell Sage College

 About us:

The Russell Sage College Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology includes core coursework focused on basic principles and opportunities to explore the breadth of the field, or hone in on a specific area of interest, via elective classes, internships and research. Our department is made up of faculty from a wide range of backgrounds including cognitive, social, clinical, developmental, community and bio psychology.

Adjunct Instructor of 2D Art + Extended Media – Russell Sage College, Albany NY

The Department of Visual & Performing Arts ( at Russell Sage College ( seeks applications for teaching positions in the Art + Extended Media program ( at the rank of Adjunct Instructor. Ideal candidates will have college-level teaching experience with interest and ability to teach drawing, 2D design, color theory, photography, and/or digital media.

Required: MFA degree in studio art, interdisciplinary art, painting, photography, printmaking, or related field. Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary art practices. College-level teaching experience. A substantial record of professional activity is also highly desirable.

Application Instructions:
To be considered for an Adjunct Instructor position, please submit* the following materials:
1) CV/résumé with three professional references (name, title, phone number, email address)
2) 10 examples of professional work (multi-page PDF or website)
3) 10 examples of student work (multi-page PDF or website)

*Submit application materials via email to:
Prof. Sean Hovendick
Chair, Dept of Visual & Performing Arts
School of Arts & Sciences
Russell Sage College
[email protected]
(Subject: AEM Adjunct Application)

About us

Russell Sage College is a dynamic, comprehensive college of approximately 2,600 students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum and progressive academic programs, Russell Sage College serves traditional students and working professionals who pursue bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees on campuses in Troy and Albany, NY. 

Accredited since 1978 by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), Russell Sage College offers numerous creative degrees in visual and performing arts including Art + Extended Media (BFA), Interior + Spatial Design (BFA), Graphic + Media Design (BFA), Creative Arts in Therapy (BS), Musical Theatre (BS), and Theatre (BA).

Nursing Adjunct Faculty

Job Description:

The Department of Nursing at Russell Sage College is seeking highly-motivated adjunct faculty who are interested in teaching undergraduate or graduate theory in class, hybrid or online courses; onsite campus clinical and simulation labs; and clinical rotations in a variety of acute and community health settings, and/or conducting site visits for Nurse Practitioner (NP) 


Minimum adjunct faculty qualifications include:

  • Master’s (or higher degree) in Nursing;
  • Current clinical expertise relevant to the course content or specific lab or clinical rotation;
  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in New York State.

If a candidate is applying to teach in the graduate NP Program and/or conducting clinical site visits for NP students, current national NP certification is required. Preference will be given to candidates who also have prior theory or clinical teaching experience and familiarity with Moodle (or a similar learning platform). 

Additional Information:

Russell Sage College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Russell Sage College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

Russell Sage College embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential components of a rich intellectual and cultural environment in which all members are given the opportunity to reach their full potential as active participants in our local and global society. Russell Sage College is committed to developing policies and programs to create a campus that supports an optimal learning and working environment for all students, alumnae/i, faculty, administrators, and staff. Please take a look at more information about the diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives at Russell Sage College.

  • Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis to fill needs each semester