Adjunct Faculty - Ayurvedic Psychology


  • Salary Range: Approx. $1040 per credit
  • Department: School of Graduate Studies
  • Closing Date: Open until filled


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NUNM’s School of Graduate Studies is seeking an adjunct academic faculty member to teach the Introduction to Ayurvedic Anatomy course. Adjunct faculty members perform instructional duties and responsibilities in accordance with the philosophy, mission, policies, and procedures of the College and appropriate to the individual assignment. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of teacher, mentor and facilitator of learning.

Program: Master of Science in Ayurveda

Course Name:  Ayurvedic Psychology
Term: Spring 2018
Course Credits: 2 credits


This course is an overview of the Ayurvedic perspective of the mind, its formation, properties and functions. It includes Ayurvedic psychological assessments based on the selected study of Tridosha and a brief information of selected treatment modalities of Ayurvedic psychotherapy. The course provides comprehensive study of skills required for the Ayurvedic practitioner for assessment of the root cause of psychological disorders. Students learn skills such as interviewing and systematic, sequential, logical questioning. Finally, students study the gross and subtle effect of the role of ‘mind’ in disease formation and recovery.

Prerequisites: GSAR 605, 606, 608

Applicants must have education, experience, skill and knowledge in the area they will be teaching. Master’s degree required, doctoral degree preferred.