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 Assistant Professor of Social Psycholgy
Institution/Organization: Penn State York
Job Location: Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Job Type: Tenure-Track
Contact Person: Mark A. Casteel
Date Posted: February 6th, 2020
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Campus/Location: Penn State York
Campus City: York, Pennsylvania
Date Announced: 02/06/2020
Date Closing: Open until filled
Job Number: 93423
Classification: Exempt
Work Unit: Penn State York
Department: Social Sciences & Education

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Penn State York invites applications for a faculty position, Assistant Professor in Social Psychology, (Tenure-Track, 36 weeks) to begin August 2020, or as negotiated. Responsibilities will include teaching three undergraduate courses each semester using traditional, hybrid and/or online delivery methods. The ideal candidate will be able to teach introductory and advanced social psychology courses. Additional consideration will be given to candidates willing to teach Industrial/Organizational or Health Psychology. For interested candidates, the potential to teach core psychology courses (introductory psychology, research methods, senior seminar) is also available. Teaching assignments may require teaching day and/or evening 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. Ph.D. in 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.

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 twenty Penn State campuses statewide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 900 students; about 25% are adult learners. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors are offered, as well as twelve baccalaureate degrees and five associate degrees. Penn State York is in south-central Pennsylvania, approximately two hours from Washington, DC or Philadelphia. The campus rests on 51 acres, overlooking the historic city of York. Students and faculty at Penn State York have all 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; as such, our students 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 many opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members. For more information about the campus, visit:

Inquiries 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 and curriculum vitae; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references. Application review begins immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. To apply please visit:

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

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