Tiffin University

Forensic Psychology Professor


Tiffin University is pleased to announce an opening at its Tiffin Campus for a full-time faculty position in the Forensic Psychology Program.  The Forensic Psychology Program focuses on the relationship between psychology and the criminal justice system with the goal of developing student knowledge in the treatment of offenders, victimology, crisis intervention  psychopathology, criminal investigation and research methods.  



The position consists of a four course/three prep teaching load each semester, university committee work, academic advising, academic research, and contributions to the profession; however, the emphasis is strongly placed on effective teaching.  The successful candidate will teach seated and online undergraduate and graduate courses in criminal justice, forensic psychology, psychology, and sociology within Tiffin University's School of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences'  The successful candidate may be required to supervise masters theses.



  • Plan course instruction
  • Follow outcome assessment guidelines for the program
  • Design, administer, and grade course discussions, assignments, essays, and exams to assess achievement of course objectives as identified by the syllabus
  • Plan effectively for classes and student success
  • Actively engage with students in the learning process
  • Work with the Deans/Program Chairs to ensure instructional and program quality
  • Contribute to program development through collaborative participation in curriculum design and review, promotion of collaborative partnerships and engaging with faculty, adjuncts, and/or students in joint projects
  • Responsible for ensuring that assigned tasks are completed in compliance with various institutional and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain a professional and collegial attitude at all times towards co-workers, internal and external customers, representing Tiffin University, its programs, policies and procedures in a positive and professional manner.
  • Maintain effective working relationships to ensure institution-wide teamwork.
  • Attend provided/necessary trainings and other meetings to support effectiveness within the position as required.
  • Consistently demonstrate high standards of integrity by supporting Tiffin University mission, vision and values and adhering to institutional policies.
  • Maintain high regard for student privacy in accordance with the FERPA privacy policies and procedures.





Doctoral degree in forensic psychology, psychology, or a closely related discipline.  Candidates in final stages of the dissertation process can apply.


Previous professional experience in the field is desired.

Evidence of effective teaching experience is preferred.


Some Saturday teaching is required for graduate courses.

An established research agenda in forensic psychology is desired


Ability to sit and/or stand periodically for long periods.




Tiffin University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Tiffin University offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.




Qualified applicants should forward a cover letter, resume along with references via email to [email protected]


We are strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. These values are central to our values. Candidates who have worked with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and who can contribute to our mission of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences and interests. 


NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY: Tiffin University is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for employees, applicant for employment, students or applicant for admission, access to educational opportunities on the basis of race, religion, personal appearance, color, sex, pregnancy, political affiliation, social-economic class, place of business, residence, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran or military status (including special disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or recently separated veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any resolution process on campus or within the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other human rights agencies. All complaints of sexual harassment/misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, bullying, cyber-bullying, stalking, or discrimination should be reported to Dr. Perry-Fantini, Vice Provost Equity, Access, & Opportunity/Title IX Coordinator, [email protected] or 419-448-3504 or visit: http://www.tiffin.edu/institutionaldiversity