Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Division 2 of the American Psychological Association

Assistant Professor of Clinical or Counseling Psychology

  • 03 Jan 2018 3:41 PM
    Message # 5658242

    Penn State York invites applications for a faculty position, Assistant Professor in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, (Tenure-Track, 36 weeks) to begin August 2018, or as negotiated. Responsibilities: Responsibilities will include teaching three undergraduate courses (9 credits) each semester in a new Psychology B.A. and B.S. program, using traditional, hybrid, and online delivery methods. Teaching assignments will include courses in clinical/counseling psychology as well as other support courses within the major such as research methods. Ability to teach core courses in the biological bases of behavior (perception, neuro/biological psychology, evolutionary psychology) is preferred, as is the ability to teach psychological statistics. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Publishing in refereed journals and 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: Ph.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology by time of appointment and demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and research. Evidence of potential in research and publication is expected. 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. 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 1100 students; about 25% are adult learners. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as ten 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. For more information about the campus, visit Inquires about the position should be addressed to Dr. Robert Farrell, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State York. E-mail: Telephone: (717) 771-4051. 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 January 22, 2018 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

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