Assistant Professor of Psychology. Clinical/counseling or related area preferred. Other areas considered, related to our five concentration areas within the major: General, Counseling, Mind/Body Health, Life Span Development, and Human Resource Management. We are a student-centered academic department that prepares undergraduate students for entry-level applied positions and advanced study in psychology and related disciplines. Teach foundational and advanced courses which may include but not be limited to introductory psychology, counseling theories and skills, as well as courses in area of specialty. The successful applicant is expected to effectively teach four courses (usually three preparations) each semester; advise a diverse student population; undertake a regular program of discipline-related scholarly activity involving students; and make departmental, university and community service contributions. Strong evidence of excellent teaching as well as continuing scholarly growth and service are required for tenure and promotion.
Minimum requirements: Ph.D. or equivalent in psychology from a regionally accredited (or foreign equivalent) university, clinical/counseling preferred, other areas considered (degree must be completed before commencing employment); evidence of recent effective college-level teaching experience; and completion of a successful campus interview (which includes a demonstration of teaching skills). Additional qualifications: Ability to adapt to changing technologies that support teaching and learning; demonstration of excellent communication skills (verbal and written); demonstration of ability to develop a strong program of scholarly activity; ability to work collaboratively with others; and demonstration, through past accomplishments and behaviors, of the ability to support Mansfield University’s principles and values of Character, Scholarship, Culture, Service (http://www1.mansfield.edu/mansfield-creed) and the University’s strong student-centered vision and mission. The quality of applicants’ graduate program preparation and performance will be considered. Other conditions of employment include verification of all earned degrees through the receipt of original transcripts and an acceptable background check report.
Teaching and advising, continued scholarly growth, and service to the department, university, and community. Effective communication skills and use of electronic teaching technology. Interpersonal relationship skills. Ability to use software application programs such as word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail and effective use of phone, keyboard and other office equipment. May be required to lift, stand, walk, reach with arms, etc.
Full-time, tenure track, position with an anticipated start date of August 2013. Assistant Professor rank based on qualifications. Salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience. Excellent faculty benefits: http://hr.mansfield.edu/benefits.htm.
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania - 18 months ago