Assistant Professor of Psychology
- Wilkes University
- Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
- Competitive with benefits
- Posted Date
- Mar 2, 2023
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
- Employment Level
- Tenured/Tenured Track
- Employment Type
- Full Time
Wilkes University invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Psychology to begin August 2023. We seek a candidate whose area of expertise will add to the existing strengths of our faculty. Preference will be given to individuals with a focus in the areas of clinical/counseling psychology, I/O, cultural psychology, human factors, or sports psychology. The successful candidate will be expected to teach an array of undergraduate classes that will include courses in their specialty area, as well as other courses needed by the department, such as Research Methods, Senior Capstone, and Introductory Psychology. The typical teaching load is 21 credits over two semesters (4-3 load).
Excellence in teaching is of paramount importance. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching and provide evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly productivity. Candidates will also be expected to develop an active research program involving undergraduate students, advise undergraduate students, and perform university and professional service. Preference will be given to candidates who embrace the University's culture of developing mentoring relationships. A Ph.D. in psychology at the time of appointment is required. ABD's will be considered if degree completion will occur by August 2023. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Psychology is one of the largest majors at Wilkes University, and we have a very active Psychology Club and chapter of Psi Chi. We highly value undergraduate student-faculty research, and faculty regularly present with undergraduate student co-authors at regional and national conferences.
Wilkes University is an independent, comprehensive university dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and selected professional programs. The University has approximately 2,000 students at the undergraduate level and over 1,500 full time equivalent students at the graduate and first professional levels.
Its institutional focus is on developing strong mentoring relationships with each of its students and contributing vitally to economic development of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The University is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a revitalized city that is located on the lovely Susquehanna River and is within two and one-half hours driving distance of New York City and Philadelphia.
To apply, visit https://wilkesuniversitycareers.applicantpro.com/jobs/. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of course evaluations (if available), graduate transcripts, and research statement. Please also include a statement that covers the following three elements: teaching interests, teaching philosophy, and diversity. Additionally, please arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly from each author to: Ms. Andrea Rizzo (email@example.com), Administrative Assistant for the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences. To receive full consideration, applications must be submitted by March 15, 2023, however, applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds. Wilkes University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.
Wilkes University is an independent, comprehensive university dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and selected professional programs. The University has approximately 2,200 students at the undergraduate level and over 1,200 full time equivalent students at the graduate and first professional levels.
Institutional focus is on developing strong mentoring relationships with each student and contributing vitally to economic development in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The University is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a revitalized city that is located on the lovely Susquehanna River and is within two and one-half hours driving distance of New York City and Philadelphia.
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