The Psychology program at Hiram College invites applications for
a full-time (9-month) Tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty
position beginning in the 2022-2023 academic year. We are committed
to recruiting and retaining a workforce that values the JEDI
principles of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Founded in 1850, Hiram College provides students of all
backgrounds an attainable private education that teaches the
21st-century skills needed to thrive professionally and personally
in the face of inevitable and constant change. Built on a community
that fosters student-faculty collaboration, the College equips all
students with the tools necessary to embrace active learning in the
classroom, in Ohio, and beyond through technology, internship,
study away, research, and other experiential opportunities for
growth and development. Recognized by Colleges of Distinction, The
Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, and as a top
baccalaureate college by Washington Monthly, Hiram enrolls over
1,000 undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs on
its Northeast Ohio campus and through Online@Hiram.
Hiram College is committed to building an inclusive, equitable,
and vibrant educational environment. Our student population is
diverse in many ways, including economic background, ethnic
heritage, and academic interests. We value experiential,
interdisciplinary, and project-based learning that focuses on the
enduring questions we have faced and the urgent challenges of our
The Psychology program is situated in the School of Health and
Medical Humanities, along with the Biomedical Humanities,
Integrative Exercise Science, Nursing, and Public Health programs.
We seek candidates who will complement our school’s strengths and
who are eager to explore possibilities for collaboration across
schools and programs. We strongly encourage applications from
members of all underrepresented groups in higher education.
The area of specialization for this faculty line is open, but
preference will be given to candidates with expertise in the areas
of brain and behavior, community, consumer, cross-cultural,
counseling, developmental, ecological/ human-factors,
environmental, forensic, political, or organizational psychology.
Our majors currently take courses from two concentrations: Applied
Health and Disability Studies and Applied Social and Behavioral
Studies, which are supplemented by a variety of electives that
intersect the social sciences.
The teaching load is 22-24 credit hours per year spread across
our Fall and Spring semesters, each made up of a 12-week term
followed by a 3-week term. Faculty typically teach two courses
during each 12-week and one course in each intensive 3-week (which
lends itself well to project-based learning). In addition to
discipline-specific courses, teaching responsibilities for this
faculty line may include general psychology, research design and
analysis, careers in psychology, senior capstone, first-year
writing program, and/or upper-level urgent challenge team-taught
courses. Other responsibilities include academic advising,
facilitating experiential learning (independent research,
internships), maintaining an active scholarly agenda and service to
• Doctorate/terminal degree in Psychology (ABD considered)
• Experience in culturally competent teaching
• Commitment to ongoing development as a teacher-scholar
• Demonstrated passion for teaching, interdisciplinary
collaboration, engaging diverse undergraduate students in learning,
and mentoring them in research.
• Experience teaching undergraduate-level courses of 10-30
• Demonstrated expertise with project- or problem-based teaching
• Interest in team-teaching
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply at https://www.hiram.edu/careers-at-hiram/
Please apply below and submit the following as a single PDF file
1. Cover Letter.
2. Current CV with three references who can speak to your
culturally competent teaching skills.
3. A research and teaching statement which includes a discussion of
the role justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion play in an
academic environment (4-page limit).
4. In the above documents, please embed your own demonstrated
experience with diversity, inclusion, and equity, including your
ability to meet the educational and access needs of diverse
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled. Questions may be directed to the co-chairs
of the search committee, Dr. Michelle Nario-Redmond
(email@example.com) and Dr. Andrew White (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
committed to Excellence through Diversity.
- Remote interview process
- Personal protective equipment required
- Social distancing guidelines in place
- Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place