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Course Instructor: PD200 OC1 Police Psychology

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Author pmnationtalk
Date February 7, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Online Learning
Category Miscellaneous
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8686
Position Title : Course Instructor: PD200 OC1 Police Psychology
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
Department : Policing
Term : Spring (May 7 – July 31, 2018)
Days/Times : Virtual
Campus : Online Learning
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3/36
Anticipated Class Size : 125
Additional Course Requirements : None
Position Summary : This course will introduce students to the techniques used to measure and assess police personnel, and deepen their understanding of the on-the-job experiences that can affect the mental health of police personnel. Students will learn about intelligence and personality testing, the effects of experiencing trauma and compassion fatigue, the importance of stress management, self-care and fit-for-duty assessments.
Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : Psychology, Public Safety
Qualifications – Other : Doctorate preferred. Significant work experience in a field related to course content, specifically with experience in policing and/or psychology of public safety. Success in teaching online courses.
Salary : Online Stipend $4,957.00
Submit with Application : Required for All Applicants

  • CV (required)
  • Cover letter (required only for external applicants; optional for internal applicants)
Required for External Applicants
  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching
  • Cover letter
  • Teaching Dossier
  • Sample Course Outline (2-pages maximum)

Applicants must submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree with application. Applications not containing verification of highest degree, unless already on file with the university, will not be considered

To Apply :
Address Applications to:
Dr. Scott Blandford
c/o Elyse Kirby
*Please indicate in the subject line the Course Number and Posting ID number.
Questions can be directed to Elyse by e-mail to
ALL applicants shall apply electronically.

This appointment is in accordance with the Part-time Contract Academic Staff Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.
Posted on : 1/29/2018
Posting Ends : 2/13/2018
Please Note : For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section courses, see Article 28.3

Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Part-time Contract Academic Staff (CAS) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23:59 local time of the date on the posting.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Members of the designated groups must self-identify to the appropriate Dean(s) to be considered for employment equity.

In accordance with the requirements of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicants will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

To obtain a copy of this job posting in accessible format, please contact

If you are an external applicant and wish to view the hiring assessment criteria, please contact Elyse Kirby (

All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

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