Assistant Teaching Professor of Psychology
Penn State University
- Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
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- open until filled
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- Penn State Behrend
The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College is seeking applications for a one-year, full-time, non-tenure track, Lecturer (MA) or Assistant Teaching Professor (PhD) position in Psychology beginning August 2019. MA or Ph.D. required. Ability to teach introductory psychology, personality psychology, psychology and technology, abnormal psychology, and other 200 level courses is required. Experience in college teaching is preferred. Penn State Behrend is a four-year undergraduate and graduate college of The Pennsylvania State University with 4,500 students and 34 baccalaureate majors in four schools: Business, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Science. The college prides itself on the balance it achieves between teaching and research, on close student/faculty interaction, on its use of the open lab concept, and on its beautiful, wooded hilltop campus. The School of Humanities & Social Sciences has about 80 full-time faculty members, offers ten Bachelor's degrees (Arts Administration; Communication; Creative Writing; Digital Media, Arts, and Technology; Elementary and Early Childhood Education; English; General Arts and Sciences; History; Political Science; and Psychology) and one Master's degree (Applied Clinical Psychology.) The school is also home to the languages and the arts. Technology and inter-library loan resources are excellent; internal funds are available for scholarly activity. The psychology program has shared laboratory space. Other resources include an on-campus child care center, and affiliation with an applied research and outreach center, the Susan Hirt Hagen Center for Community Outreach, Research, and Evaluation. Erie, Pennsylvania, a metropolitan area of 280,000 residents, is a major service, tourism, medical, and industrial center on Lake Erie's Presque Isle Bay and is located two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The region offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, as well as modest living costs and affordable housing. There are five colleges in the Erie area. Required application materials include a cover letter summarizing experience and teaching philosophy; a curriculum vitae; and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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