Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Saint Francis (Fort Wayne, IN)

  • 13 Dec 2019 4:51 PM
    Message # 8268982


    Job Description

    POSITION TITLE: Assistant Professor of Psychology

    POSITION STATUS: FT (9-month), tenure-track                                          

    JOB SUMMARY: With consultation of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Department Chairperson and/or the Dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences (SOLAS), an Assistant Professor of Psychology is responsible for various tasks:

    • Providing instruction at the undergraduate and graduate level
      • This includes developing syllabi prior to the beginning of the semester, teaching classes, and consistently assessing students’ understanding of content and skill mastery
    • Carrying an advising load, as assigned by the department chairperson
    • Maintaining at least 8 office hours per week, and post these at the beginning of each semester
    • Following the Boyer Model for scholarship
    • Serving the University in various capacities (e.g., committees)
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Department Chairperson or Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Adhere to all university academic and employment policies identified in the Employee and Faculty handbooks and academic catalogs

    USF WAY:

    University of Saint Francis (USF) employees demonstrate a commitment to the University’s mission and support of its Catholic and Franciscan traditions. Employees provide the intellect, empathy and ability to serve our students and community. The USF Way of serving is a source of pride for many employees. To provide a consistently high level of quality experience across our university, we provide the following service expectations for all employees. These standards have been tailored by position and responsibilities, and are incorporated into performance evaluations.

    Standard #1: Provide opportunities for conversations, prayer and reflection.

    Standard #2: Utilize best practices in communication and service.

    • a)         Apply care to your words and deeds to ensure respect for others.
    • b)         Commit to follow through without exception and with quality.
    • c)          Offer additional assistance after serving as in, “How else may I assist you?”
    • d)         Respond promptly, whether in person, via phone, or email.

    Standard #3: Recognize and celebrate milestones and achievements.

    Standard #4: Use resources wisely and support green initiatives.



    • Doctoral degree in School Psychology with licensure preferred
    • Doctoral degree (e.g., PhD or PsyD) in related areas of Psychology considered


    • Experience working as a faculty member in higher education preferred
    • Experience working as a school psychologist preferred

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Demonstrates an understanding of educational theory, instructional methods, evaluation techniques, and use of technology typically utilized in higher education in a classroom setting
    • Demonstrates analytical and organizational skills necessary to plan, implement, and evaluate educational activities to assure compliance with established teaching goals and objectives
    • Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written, necessary to interact effectively with all university constituents
    • Works with a broad group of interests from the various stakeholders
    • Conducts and/or participates in research with colleagues, students, and/or community stakeholders

    Licenses or certifications

    • School Psychology licensure preferred
    • Licensed Psychologist with HSPP in Indiana preferred

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