Sep 05, 2023

Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Psychology

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  • York, PA, USA
Full time Development Family Studies

Job Description

Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Psychology


Penn State York invites applications for a teaching-line faculty position in Psychology, Clinical or Counseling Psychology multi-year non-tenure line appointment, 36 weeks to begin August 2024, or as negotiated.


Responsibilities: Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate courses each semester to support the psychology (PSYCH) and human development and family studies (HDFS) programs using traditional, hybrid, and online delivery methods. Teaching assignments will include courses in clinical/counseling psychology as well as other supporting courses within the two majors such as research methods, introductory statistics for psychology majors, and/or coordinating internships. Ability to teach courses in the biological bases of behavior core (perception, neuro/biological psychology, evolutionary psychology) is preferred. Teaching assignments may require teaching day and evening classes as needed. Professional development, participating in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development is expected. Other responsibilities include advising students, providing career guidance, and participating in campus, university, and community service activities.


Qualifications: Master's degree or higher in clinical or counseling psychology by time of appointment is required and demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching. 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. Prior college-level and online teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.


Inquires about the position should be addressed to Dr. Robert Farrell, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State York. E-mail: Telephone: (717) 771-4051.


How to Apply: Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy; 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 on September 5, 2023, and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.


Campus Information: Penn State 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 York is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 750 students; about 15% are adult learners. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as twelve baccalaureate degrees and five associate degrees. Students and faculty at Penn State York 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.


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The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.


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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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