Assistant Professor of Psychology

Employer
Pennsylvania State University
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Nov 13, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Penn State Mont Alto invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, Assistant Professor of Psychology or a rank commensurate with qualifications (tenure track, 36 weeks), to begin August 2021 (or as negotiated).

Responsibilities: Teaching each semester in a new Psychology B.A. and B.S. program, using traditional, hybrid, and online delivery methods. Teaching assignments will include courses in introductory psychology, upper-level psychology appropriate to the candidate's expertise, and other supporting courses within the major. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as well as in-person and remote modalities as needed. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. Publish in refereed journals. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Psychology or a closely related field by time of appointment and demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and research. ABD will be considered if significant evidence of completion by August 2021 can be provided. Candidates with experience in industrial/organizational, sports, health, community, clinical or counseling are welcome to apply. Prior college-level and/or online teaching experience is a plus. Evidence of potential in research and publication is and a commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.

Campus Information: Penn State University is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions.

Penn State Mont Alto is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 1000 students; about 25% are adult learners. The campus is located in south central Pennsylvania in a rural setting adjacent to the Michaux State Forest. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as nine baccalaureate degrees and seven associate degrees.

Students and faculty at Penn State Mont Alto have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting and have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members.

For more information about the campus, visit https://montalto.psu.edu/

Inquires about the position should be addressed to Dr. Michael A. Doncheski, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Mont Alto. E-mail: mad10@psu.edu. Telephone: (717) 749-6051.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references. Apply at hr.psu.edu/careers

Closing Date: Application review begins December 1, 2020 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.


Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/Penn-State-Mont-Alto/Assistant-Professor-of-Psychology_REQ_0000008310-1

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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