Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology--Tenure Track

Penn State University

Penn State Abington
Campus City:
Abington, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State Abington
Division of Social Sciences


The Pennsylvania State University – Abington College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology within the multidisciplinary Psychological and Social Sciences (PSS) degree program. Applicants must have earned a doctorate in Clinical Psychology; applicants who are ABD but will complete their degree by Fall 2019 will be considered. Candidates should have evidence of a strong record of research and a willingness to apply for extramural funding. The area of research specialization is open though applicants should consider how they may complement the existing faculty in the program. A commitment to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching and mentoring is essential. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate interest in facilitating student/faculty research and mentoring. The course load is 3-3, and candidates will be expected to teach lower and upper division courses in their area of expertise. Ideal candidates should have the ability to teach courses in statistics or research methods. The administration is committed to the development of faculty scholarship and works to limit the number of course preps each year. The college has an established undergraduate research participant pool as well as several shared lab spaces. Internal funding is available for research purposes as well as travel. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to helping all students succeed through engagement in and out of the classroom. Review of applications will begin on October 15th, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit a cover letter, a research statement, a teaching statement, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. Application material must be submitted on-line through Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. If you have questions, contact Dr. Michael J. Bernstein, Program chair of Psychological and Social Sciences ( The Abington College is a four-year college of The Pennsylvania State University and is conveniently located near Philadelphia. For more information about the college, visit our website at:

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088