Grace College Behavioral Science Department is seeking applications for the full-time position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology/Behavioral Science. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate psychology courses, including both residential and online courses; advising; professional development; scholarly activity; and both college and community service.
Grace College is a Christ-centered Liberal Arts College informed by pietist and evangelical traditions. Located in the resort community of Winona Lake, near Warsaw, Indiana (36 miles west of Ft. Wayne), Grace College offers 52 academic majors (38 minors). Central to the mission is developing character, sharpening competence, and preparing for service. Our goal in Christian living and teaching is to make Christ preeminent in all things. The programs of the college, as well as its community lifestyle commitment, are designed to encourage serious academic inquiry, a biblical worldview, spiritual understanding, and social conscience, all in the context of God's grace.
The Behavioral Science Department is housed within the School of Behavioral Sciences in the college, which includes both undergraduate and graduate programs. The department seeks a faculty member who holds views comparable to those of the institution, which include the institution's doctrinal commitments, called the Covenant of Faith. It also seeks a faculty member whose experience and scholarship will complement the contributions of the department’s existing faculty.
Courses Most Likely to be Taught: Research Methods in Social Science, Life Span Development, Introduction to Psychology, Motivation & Emotion, History of Psychology
Qualifications: This position offers a challenging opportunity to a faculty member with teaching and professional experience in the area of psychology and/or counseling. The successful candidate will have a minimum of:
An earned doctoral degree in psychology/counseling or related field is preferred.
Professional memberships, certification, and/or licensure pertinent to the profession.
A minimum of three years of professional experience.
Evidence of scholarly interests and potential or strong clinical history working with children and adolescents.
Two years of successful teaching experience in higher education preferred.
Online course development and teaching experience preferred.
A commitment to the integration of a biblical foundation while teaching criminal justice principles.
Strong interpersonal skills that engage students in educational, personal, and spiritual growth.