Search Status: Application material received by November 17, 2023, will receive primary consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.
Saint Francis University, a Division I athletics institution, offering a mixture of liberal arts and pre-professional bachelor’s and master’s degrees, invites applications for a nontenure track assistant professor position in the Psychology and Social Work Department beginning Fall 2024. This position is open to applicants who specialize in one of the following areas: Developmental, Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Personality, and/or Social Psychology. Successful applicants will be open to teaching mainly in-person; web-enhanced and online teaching opportunities using Canvas are also supported by our Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Primary teaching responsibilities include a combination of some of the following undergraduate courses: Developmental Psychology, Personality, Psychopathology, and Introductory Psychology. Other possible courses could include Women and Gender, Clinical & Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology, Sport Psychology, Health & Exercise Psychology, Applied Topics in Psychology, and other seminar-style courses for the core curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 12 credits per semester (fall and spring), with the exact courses determined based on expertise.
Applicants should have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, use of active pedagogies, multicultural education, and departmental/university service. Interest in involving undergraduate psychology majors in internship supervision and research is preferred, in the process of mentoring students for entry into either graduate programs or for immediate post-baccalaureate employment. Other opportunities exist to engage in curricular and co-curricular initiatives, including community-engaged pedagogy, a new Animal-Assisted Health and Education minor, SimLab experiences in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness, and/or interdisciplinary collaboration with social work, health sciences, biology, and more.
Qualifications include a Ph.D./Psy.D. in Psychology or a Ph.D./DSW in Social Work (qualified ABD’s will be considered). Other qualified candidates will be considered, such as an MSW, a Master’s in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, a Master’s in Marriage and Family, etc., with intention to enroll in/complete a doctoral program in area of expertise.
To apply, fill out an online application at http://www.francis.edu/employment and for full consideration please submit a (i) letter of application identifying teaching and research interests, (ii) C.V. with three professional references listed, (iii) a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and (iv) all transcripts to email@example.com .
Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE.