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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Penn State University-Altoona

Altoona, PA
Assistant Professor of Psychology

The Pennsylvania State University, Altoona campus, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Psychology. The position requires an earned Ph.D. in Psychology and is a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2014. Specialization in Clinical or Counseling Psychology preferred, but other specializations with an applied psychology emphasis will be considered. Candidates should be able to teach undergraduate courses in their area of specialization and program core courses including introductory psychology and research methods. The position requires the teaching of three courses per semester, conducting research, and providing related service.

Located in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains of central Pennsylvania, Penn State Altoona is a largely residential campus of 4000 students offering twenty baccalaureate degree programs and the first two years of 180 Penn State baccalaureate degrees. Only 40 miles from the University Park campus, Penn State Altoona offers the advantages of small college teaching with the readily available resources of a major research university. Penn State Altoona offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package.

Applicants should send a letter of application establishing their qualifications; a current vita; a description of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness; a statement of research interests; transcripts (official transcripts required at the time of an interview); and names and contact information of three references. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications and accompanying materials electronically to edhdss@psu.edu in Word or PDF formats. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Non-electronic materials should be sent to:

Dr. Brad Pinter, Chair
Psychology Search
POS 40359
Penn State Altoona
3000 Ivyside Park
Altoona, PA 16601-3760

For additional information about Penn State Altoona, please visit our web page at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/

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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Ad has been online since February 19, 2014
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