Assistant Professor of Psychology and Criminal Justice

Date Posted: 
Jun 6, 2013
Job Category: 
Faculty
Type: 
Full Time
Status: 
Closed
Department: 
Psychology

Heidelberg University, located in Tiffin, Ohio, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Professor of Psychology and Criminal Justice to begin August 20, 2013. Heidelberg University offers a strong liberal arts curriculum and professional education programs with the mission of personal, intellectual, and professional development, leading to a life of purpose with distinction.

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Criminal Justice

The Heidelberg University Departments of Psychology and Criminal Justice seek a qualified, experienced, full-time Assistant Professor to teach equally in the Psychology and Criminal Justice departments. This position will be given a multi-year contract with possibility of conversion to a tenure track position.

Description:

This position, which will report to the Chairperson of the Department of Psychology, will be responsible for teaching a 4/4 teaching load, divided equally between the Psychology and Criminal Justice departments. The new faculty member may be asked to teach introductory courses in Psychology and Criminal Justice as well as courses consistent with interests and expertise, such as Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Research Methods, Criminology, Victimology, Juvenile Justice, and Diversity in the Justice System. The new faculty member will be expected to participate in advising through our AIM Hei program and beyond, to provide service to the University and community, to maintain an active research program, and to perform other essential duties as outlined in the faculty manual. The candidate may be asked to facilitate and advise internships for students in the Psychology and Criminal Justice departments.

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or ABD in a field of Psychology, research interests related to the study of criminal behavioral issues (e.g., juvenile delinquency, eyewitness testimony, risk and recidivism)
  • Ability to teach introductory courses in Psychology and Criminal Justice as well as courses consistent with interests and expertise, such as Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Research Methods, Criminology, Victimology, Juvenile Justice, and Diversity in the Justice System.
  • Personal attributes including the ability to model values of integrity, honesty, humility, transparency, respectfulness, diversity, caring, loyalty and accountability in all work; demonstration of mental sharpness, capability and agility; ability to gain insight from successes and mistakes; willingness to seek feedback and counsel to improve research, teaching, and service responsibilities; possession of an attitude of collaboration, collegiality, professionalism, and cooperation across the organization; performance as an effective, hard-working member of a team; demonstration of a spirit of enthusiasm and energy to the campus and town.
  • Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University is located in northwest Ohio with an enrollment of over 1400 students in undergraduate, graduate and off-campus programs. From its founding in 1850, Heidelberg University has believed in the dignity of the individual and is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. Heidelberg does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, age, political affiliation, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation or disability in the administration of its admission policies, educational policies and programs, financial aid programs, employment practices and athletic and other school-administered programs and activities.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. For consideration, complete the online application. Please include a current resume, and the names and contact information of at least 3 references.

Heidelberg University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply for all postings.