Company Name:

Penn State Harrisburg


Middletown, Pennsylvania

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

April 11, 2019

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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Penn State Harrisburg, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Psychology to begin in Fall 2019. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in psychology or related field by August 2019 and strong research and teaching skills. An active program of research with potential for external funding is expected. Area of specialization is open. Applicants must have a commitment to integrity, diversity, collaboration, and professional service. Responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, maintaining an active research agenda, supervising student research and writing, advising students and offering career guidance, and providing service to the School, College, and University. Teaching load is typically 6 courses per academic year, and teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening, and/or weekend classes as needed. The Psychology Program is housed in the division of Social Sciences and Psychology in the School of Behavioral Sciences and Education. We offer a B.S. in Psychology and three graduate degrees leading to an M.A. in Applied Clinical Psychology, Community Psychology and Social Change, and Applied Behavior Analysis. The M.A. in Applied Clinical Psychology prepares students for licensure as Master's level therapists. Penn State Harrisburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourage applications from minority candidates. Penn State Harrisburg, with an enrollment of approximately 5,000 students, is located in Middletown, Pennsylvania. The College is easily accessible via interstate and rail routes from Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and New York. The College offers students the opportunity to earn baccalaureate degrees in thirty academic majors. As a graduate center, the College offers twenty-two master's degrees and three doctoral degree programs. The College is located near the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, which facilitates collaborative research opportunities. To learn more about the College and the School, visit or Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, statement of teaching and research interests, samples of recently published works, and the names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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