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Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Psychology

Employer
Pennsylvania State University
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 26, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Psychology

The Psychology program at Penn State Behrend, is seeking a full-time, non-tenure, track lecturer or assistant teaching professor (1-year position, potentially renewable) beginning August 2022. We are seeking a colleague who values both teaching and research. The successful candidate will:

  • Teach graduate clinical courses, such as psychotherapy, psychopathology, and interviewing and counseling and undergraduate courses like abnormal psychology, gender psychology, introductory psychology, psychology of learning, research methods, and statistics.
  • Develop his or her own line of research that involves undergraduate students and graduate students in the research process.
  • Advise students and provide service to the school, college, and University.


An earned master's degree in clinical psychology, or a closely related field, that is completed by the start date, is required, as is clinical licensure or license eligibility in Pennsylvania. A doctorate is preferred.

The application must include
  • A cover letter expressing interest in the position
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial graduate transcript
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Names and contact information for three references

All documents must be uploaded at the same time the application is completed.

The Psychology program offers both a BA and a BS in psychology and an MA in Applied Clinical Psychology. It has laboratory space, including a sound attenuating chamber, individual testing rooms, small group rooms, and observation rooms. Other resources include an on-campus childcare center and affiliation with the Susan Hirt Hagen Center for Community Outreach, Research, and Evaluation. Technology and inter-library loan resources are excellent; internal funds are available for scholarly activity.

Penn State Behrend, is an undergraduate and graduate college of The Pennsylvania State University. Situated on a beautiful, wooded 854-acre hillside campus recognized as a U.S. arboretum, we have four academic schools (Business; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; and Science); student residential living; a range of research programs and outreach centers; and a highly successful business and technology park. With 5,000 students in resident instruction and online in college programs offered through Penn State World Campus, we uniquely blend the atmosphere and focus on teaching of a small college with access to the academic, research, and professional development resources of a Big 10, R1 University. Our college is an open laboratory of learning and discovery where students gain real-life experience engaging with business, industry, and community partners. We seek faculty members who share our commitment to both teaching and scholarship, to the holistic development of students, and to principles of respect, diversity, and inclusiveness.

Workforce diversity, cultural inclusiveness, and employment equity are deeply rooted in Penn State's historic mission. Just as we are committed to being a diverse educational environment, we are also committed to being a diverse working community. As a community, we endeavor to be a mixture of cultural backgrounds, life experiences, individual perspectives, and numerous other characteristics that add variety and vitality to the workplace.

Erie, Pennsylvania is a metropolitan area of more than a quarter million people located on the southern shores of Lake Erie, two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The area's economy reflects a mix of educational, medical, industrial, tourism, and service activity; the region is home to five colleges and universities in the region, including Penn State Behrend. Northwestern Pennsylvania offers abundant cultural, sports, and recreational opportunities with four seasons of adventure. Summers feature miles of beaches, a range of lake sports, and festivals every weekend, and the winters are made for skiing, skating, and more. It's easy to get around, housing is affordable, and the cost of living is modest. Erie offers relaxed, comfortable living.


Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/Penn-State-Erie-The-Behrend-College/Lecturer-or-Assistant-Teaching-Professor-of-Psychology_REQ_0000030672-1

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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. jeid-286bebea85f81747ad381c3bd326987f
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