Assistant Professor Position, Department of Psychology, Misericordia University

  • 20 Sep 2018 12:17 PM
    Message # 6682368

    The Department of Psychology at Misericordia University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position for appointment in Fall 2019.  A Ph.D. or Psy.D. is required.  Specializations of interest include Experimental Psychology, Adult Development, Rehabilitation Psychology, and Community Psychology.  Applicants should be prepared to teach introductory psychology and research methods, as well as specialty courses in their research areas.  Successful candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching at the college/university level and are expected to establish and maintain a research program that leads to peer-reviewed publications and actively involves undergraduate students.  In addition to teaching a 4:4 load, responsibilities include academic advising and participation in departmental and university service.  Applicants must be able to offer courses in the Core Curriculum as well as upper-level courses in the candidate’s field of study where one is expected to prepare and deliver lectures; evaluate and grade students’ classwork and assignments; and initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions. 

    Misericordia is committed to student, faculty, and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus.  Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.

    Misericordia University, founded in 1924 by the Sisters of Mercy, is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately two hours from New York City and Philadelphia.  The University's approach of combining a quality liberal arts education with professional preparation and service to others has resulted in its wide regional acclaim. 

    Review of credentials will begin October 15 and continue until the position is filled.  For confidential consideration, applicants should submit a letter of application (including why you are specifically interested in this position), a statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement that details plans for undergraduate involvement, curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and teaching evaluations online at under Faculty Opportunities or by mail at Misericordia University, Attn: Human Resources, 301 Lake St. Dallas, PA 18612.

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