Penn State Harrisburg, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Psychology to begin August 2016. A PhD in clinical psychology and licensure or license eligibility as a psychologist are expected. An active program of research with potential for external funding is required. Preference will be given to candidates with clinical developmental subspecialties or related areas. The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses, maintain an active research agenda, guide student research, and provide service. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in research methods, developmental psychology, and other clinical courses related to one’s area of specialization. Applicants must have excellence in research and teaching, along with a commitment to integrity, diversity, collaboration, and professional service.
The psychology program offers a BS in psychology and two graduate degrees leading to the MA, Applied Psychological Research and Applied Clinical Psychology, which may result in licensure as a Master’s-level therapist.
Penn State Harrisburg, with an enrollment of approximately 4,500 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 http://harrisburg.psu.edu orhttp://harrisburg.psu.edu/
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, statement of teaching and research interests, and samples of recently published work to http://psu.jobs, job number 59965. Additionally, three confidential written letters of reference should be sent directly to ATTN: Assistant Professor of Psychology Search Committee, Penn State Harrisburg, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, W319 Olmsted, Middletown, PA 17057. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.