Assistant Teaching Professor (full-time, non tenure-track), Penn State University

  • 16 Feb 2022 9:30 AM
    Message # 12604428

    We’re hiring! The Department of Psychology at Penn State (main campus) is looking for full-time teaching faculty (non-tenure track, but a pathway that parallels tenure track) to start this fall. We have an amazing department, with over 30 full-time teaching faculty (and outstanding tenure-line faculty as well!). Teaching load is 3 courses per semester. And State College, PA is a wonderful place to live! Come join our team!

    Review of applicants begins March 1st. 

    To apply (and see the full ad), click here. 

    Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Psychology, College of the Liberal Arts


    The Department of Psychology at Penn State ( invites applications for a position as Assistant Teaching Professor, a non-tenure track faculty appointment to begin August 22, 2022. Candidates with a background in developmental, child clinical/psychopathology, and forensic psychology are encouraged to apply. In addition, the successful Candidate would also be able to teach undergraduate research methods courses and possibly also introductory statistics. Candidates should be available for both on-line and classroom teaching assignments. 

    Previous teaching experience and fit to the department’s teaching needs will be a focus of our review. These are full-time positions with a teaching load of three courses per semester during the academic year; summer teaching is negotiable. Ph.D. preferred and at least ABD status required at time of appointment. In addition, successful candidates must either have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community, or describe one or more ways they would envision doing so, given the opportunity. 

    The following clearances must be successfully completed for this position:  

    - Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check  

    - Pennsylvania Child Abuse History  

    - Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Background Check  

    Penn State (, the College of Liberal Arts (, and the Department of Psychology ( all maintain broad initiatives focused on enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education, as well as to improve our understanding of the antecedents, the correlates, and the consequences associated with diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates are both welcomed and encouraged to discuss if/how their research, teaching, and/or service may contribute to these initiatives at the University, College, or Departmental levels. 

    Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Candidates should submit a letter of application, including concise statements of teaching experience and interests, a CV, and the names and contact information for at least three references electronically. Questions may be addressed to Frank Hillary, Associate Head, at


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    Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 


    Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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