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Psychology / Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Institution: Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
Location: Mansfield, Pennsylvania
Faculty-Liberal Arts-Psychology
Posted: January 20, 2013
Type: Fulltime
Application Due: February 15, 2013
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Position No: F06-TT-2013 Category: Faculty Title: Psychology / Tenure Track Assistant Professor (F06-TT-2013) Location: Faculty Responsibilities: 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. Qualifications: 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 ( 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. Essential Functions: 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. Salary: 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: Application Procedure: Submit via electronic application ( a letter of interest that addresses how your qualifications/skills meet the department’s needs as detailed by the position description; a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests; summary of evaluations in classroom teaching; examples of scholarship; curriculum vita; copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; three letters of reference; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. Consideration of complete applications will begin on February 15, 2013. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Setting: Located in the beautiful mountains of rural, north central Pennsylvania, Mansfield University is a regional state university in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, currently enrolling over 3,400 students, with more than 400 graduate (mostly part-time) students. Founded in 1857 as a state normal school, Mansfield University is proud of its long tradition of preparing excellent teachers in art, elementary, music, secondary, and special education. The university is located within Tioga County which is noted for its quality of life and numerous recreational opportunities. It is home to five state and federal parks, seven lakes, the Pine Creek Rail Trail, and the 50-mile long gorge of the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon. The university is an hour south of the Finger Lakes Wine Region of upstate New York. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a diverse working and learning environment and welcome applications from all qualified applicants. AA/EOE

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