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Non-credit Interpersonal Neurobiology Programs (part-time faculty pool)

Requisition ID req1437
Academic Department Non-credit Interpersonal Neurobiology Program
Campus     CLIMB Center
Position Summary and Candidate Profiles

Portland Community College’s Interpersonal Neurobiology Program provides students and working professionals with career training and professional development courses focused on health and well-being. We are currently seeking part-time faculty members who have current content knowledge, who can balance academics with practical application, and are committed to equitable student success.

To be considered for a part-time faculty position, your application must demonstrate the Instructor Qualifications outlined below.

Interpersonal Neurobiology

Portland Community College’s non-credit Foundations of Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) Certificate Program provides students and working professionals career training and professional development courses in Interpersonal Neurobiology. This 7 month program is offered as a hybrid mix of online and remote instruction.

Minimum Instructor Qualifications for all IPNB Courses:

       2 years experience or study in Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB)

       2 years experience or application of IPNB concepts in the relevant course(s) for which you are applying

       Experience teaching or facilitating groups or adults.


Additional Qualifications for the Science of IPNB Course

       To teach the Science of IPNB course, applicants must have training and working knowledge of neuroscience, brain anatomy, polyvagal theory, relational neuroscience and related principles covered in the course.

       Ability to support learning for students with various educational backgrounds (some with little science knowledge to some who are trained therapists or medical doctors), thus able to address relevant high level questions, as well as help those with little science background to understand the science and integrate complex concepts.



For program or compensation questions, please contact the Coordinator:

Amy Evans -

Notes Regarding Academic Credentials

  • Official transcripts are required to be submitted within 2 weeks of offer date for degrees required in the stated Instructor Qualifications. 
  • Instructors shall have earned required academic credentials at a regionally accredited US institution or a foreign institution having the equivalent of regional accreditation. Instructors with credentials from other countries will have their transcripts evaluated by agencies that have good standing with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services to establish fulfillment of this standard. (for more information see
  • For more information on PCC's General Instructor Qualifications Policy I301 visit:

Background Check Required Yes

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility.  Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly.

For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA

Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

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Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), you may view Portland Community College’s (PCC) most recent Annual Security Report (ASR) on the Department of Public Safety website. The ASR contains current security and safety-related policy disclosure statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information and resources, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains crime statistics for Clery Act crimes which occurred on PCC properties for the last three calendar years. Paper copies of the ASR are available upon request at all Department of Public Safety offices.