Assistant Professor of Psychology
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Penn State Scranton invites applications for a faculty position Assistant Professor of Psychology, Tenure-Track, 36 weeks, beginning August 2021 or as negotiated.
Responsibilities: Positions will be at the Assistant or Associate level. Successful candidate will teach each semester of lower- and upper-level undergraduate courses in support of the campus's psychology baccalaureate degree programs using traditional, hybrid, and online delivery modes. Teaching assignments may require day, evening or Saturday classes as needed. Publish in refereed journals and present at the appropriate professional conferences. 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. Specialization is open but attention will be given to candidates with Cognitive Psychology or Neuropsychology experience. ABDs completing their doctorate by Summer 2021 will be considered.
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 Scranton is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 1,000 students. The campus offers 13 baccalaureate degrees and 4 associate degrees as well as the coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors. Students and faculty at Penn State Scranton have 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 which provides students with individualized attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Steeped in tradition and enriched through advancement, Penn State Scranton provides an excellent education in an active-learning environment where a variety of engaged scholarship opportunities are available. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting where they have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members.
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Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Durell Johnson, Chief Academic Officer, Penn State Scranton. E-mail: email@example.com. Telephone: 570-963-2510.
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.
Closing Date: Application review begins December 14, 2020 and continues until a suitable candidate is found. Apply at hr.psu.edu/careers. Please note applications submitted via email cannot be accepted.
Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/Penn-State-Scranton/Assistant-Professor-of-Psychology_REQ_0000008314-1
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