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Psychology Faculty

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Faculty


  • Main Campus

Franklin University, located in Columbus, Ohio, is seeking a full-time faculty member in the College of Arts and Sciences at its Urbana campus located in Urbana, Ohio. Primary responsibilities will include teaching and oversight of courses in Psychology at the Urbana campus. Other responsibilities include mentoring of adjunct faculty teaching at Urbana, coordinating field experiences for students, oversight of student-run organizations, and university service/committee work.

The position requires that the applicants have a Master's Degree in Psychology or a directly related field. Doctorate and/or licensure as a Psychologist, Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage & Family Therapist, or the ability to become licensed, in the state of Ohio preferred. 

Applicants are expected to have a record of successful teaching from two-year and/or four-year institutions, as well as evidence of student engagement (clubs, research groups, etc.). Successful candidates will be passionate about engaging students to become advocates for community mental health. This faculty role includes ongoing updates to courses and shaping a curriculum that is relevant in the field and rewarding for students.

Responsibilities Include:
• Coordinate and instruct face-to-face and online courses in psychology and related disciplines.
• Participate in course, program, and curriculum review and development;
• Hire, mentor, and assess adjunct teaching faculty;
• Serve on university and college committees;
• Keep informed of discipline specific content and new approaches to instruction through research and professional development activities;
• Assist in recruitment and retention of students;
• Attend all university, college, and department faculty meetings;
• Other duties as assigned by the Chair of the Department or Dean of the College.
• Developing professional relationships with local community mental health partners.
• Coordinating field experiences for students. 

This is a 12-month appointment with earned vacation time (or planned leave/breaks).

About Urbana University

Founded in 1850, Urbana University serves more than 1800 students from around the world from its 128 acre campus nestled in the historic city of Urbana, Ohio. Known for innovative academic programs that feature personal attention from faculty, the University offers more than 30 undergraduate programs and several graduate degrees, delivering course work in class, online, or a combination of both. Blue Knights athletics includes 15 NCAA Division II sports along with intercollegiate bowling, cheerleading, and shooting sports.

Urbana University is committed to providing a safe workplace and learning environment for all employees, students, and visitors, as well as committed to protecting University property and operations. It is the intent of the University to ensure a safe and secure environment by conducting criminal background checks on all individuals who have received an offer of employment with the University, and to comply with all relevant state, federal and local laws governing employment and background screening in its administration of this policy. To view our pre-employment policy, please click here.

Urbana University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment.  Urbana does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.