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Asst Professor - Educator

University of Cincinnati
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Education, Educational Administration & Leadership
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.

Job OverviewThe Department of Psychology at the University of Cincinnati (UC) seeks to hire an Assistant Professor-Educator who will contribute to our undergraduate teaching mission.

This position is a non-tenure eligible Assistant Professor - Educator position with a start date of August 15, 2024. The initial term is 3 years and is renewable upon satisfactory performance. The expected teaching load is seven units per academic year. The retention and promotion criteria for Educator faculty emphasize teaching excellence, leadership in instructional innovation, and service. Research productivity is not expected or evaluated but is permitted.

Our department highly values the ability to teach in a diverse university community while helping students with diverse backgrounds and identities succeed. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups, including individuals of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans. The University is especially interested in contributing to a more diverse STEM workforce through the teaching and service of its faculty. UC and the Department of Psychology are responsive to candidates' work-life concerns and are committed to building a multicultural workforce. UC has a dual-career hiring program in place; more information is available at

Essential FunctionsThe successful candidate will be expected to:

• Teach a variety of psychology courses at the undergraduate level. These include Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods and Statistics, Social Psychology, as well as other courses related to the candidate’s area of expertise.

• Supervise undergraduate student teaching assistants enrolled in teaching practica.

• Engage in regular departmental service activities, such as but not limited to serving on committees dedicated to curriculum development, travel reimbursement, or administrative review.

Minimum RequirementsPrior to the effective date of appointment, candidates must have all of the following:

• a PhD in Psychology or related field

• at least 1 academic term of experience teaching psychology-related courses at the college level

Application ProcessInterested and qualified applicants must apply online at In addition to completing the online application, applicants must include the following (these items can be uploaded using the Additional Documents feature in the online application):

• Cover letter: a cover letter describing your qualifications that includes a description of your teaching philosophy and relevant teaching experiences along with a list of the names, titles, and contact information for at least three but no more than five professional references

• Transcripts

• Current vitae

• Diversity statement: a one-page statement describing your ability to contribute to our department’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Review of applications will begin on March 8, 2024. We will begin reviewing applications immediately thereafter and continue to accept and review applications until the position has been filled.

Please address any questions related to this search to Julie Weast-Knapp at

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

To learn more about why UC is a great place to work, please visit our careers page at

For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at

The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

REQ: 94923


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