Update (posting here due to wiki page limit): there are now two lecturer positions, but applicants must apply separately to each
the second is a 1-year Lecturer position; area open, preference for applied/clinical w/ developmental, I/O, neuro, or learning focus; open until filled, applications reviewed as received.
Penn State Brandywine invites applications for a Psychology Lecturer to begin August 2014 for the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters. This is a one-year, fixed-term appointment.
The Lecturer position requires teaching of four courses (up to 14 credits) a semester in the baccalaureate degree program in psychology at both the lower and upper division levels using traditional, hybrid and online delivery methods.
This assignment may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Participation in campus, university, and community service activities is expected. Successful candidate will also be expected to advise students and provide career advice.
Ph.D. in Psychology or related area is required. The Psychology program has a philosophical emphasis on diversity and a critical contextual approach to understanding human behavior. 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.
The areas of specialization are open, but preference will be given to applicants with experience teaching Research Methods, including qualitative research, and introductory psychology as well as upper division coursework.
The Pennsylvania State University 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 Brandywine shares in the University's international reputation for excellence in teaching, research and service. It is a small, suburban, undergraduate campus located on 90 acres on the western side of the greater Philadelphia region, and enrolls approximately 1700 students. Penn State Brandywine offers the first two years of study for most of Penn State`s more than 160 degree programs. In addition students may enroll on campus in twelve baccalaureate degrees and three associate degrees. 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 http://brandywine.psu.edu/. For more information about Penn State University, visit: http://www.psu.edu/.
Apply to job 42991 at http://www.psu.jobs. Applicants should submit an electronic dossier (no paper submissions please) with 1) a cover letter, including areas of teaching interest; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a list of courses taught at the undergraduate level; and, 4) a statement on teaching philosophy. All of these items must be uploaded into our employment website, or the application will be incomplete. Finalists will be asked to provide a list of references.
Dr. John Tierney, Interim Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Brandywine. E-mail: ude.usp|4txj#ude.usp|4txj. Telephone: 610 892-1411.
Application review begins May 5, 2014 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.
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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.
Contact: Pennsylvania State University
Online App. Form: http://apptrkr.com/464936