Prospective School of Humanities & Social Sciences Faculty & Staff

Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology

The Psychology program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is seeking a full-time, tenure track, educational psychologist with appointment at the assistant professor level beginning fall 2015. Expertise in PreK to 4th grade required. Applicants with an interest in developmental psychology are especially encouraged to apply. Courses to be taught include infant and lifespan development, learning and instruction, and educational statistics, as well as courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Participation in scholarly activity involving undergraduate student assistance is expected. Laboratory space is available, and technology and library resources are excellent. Other resources include an on-campus child-care center, affiliation with the Susan Hirt Hagen CORE, and the Prevention of Aggression Resource Center. Funds are available for faculty professional development. A PhD is preferred; ABD candidates will be considered. Applicants must upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and graduate transcripts to the Penn State University jobs website (https://psu.jobs/).

Lecturer in Experimental and Human Factors Psychology

The Psychology program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is seeking a full-time, non-tenure track lecturer (3-year, renewable, 48-week position) beginning with fall 2015. The position will require teaching, research, and service. The successful candidate will serve as Coordinator of the Psychology Laboratories. Courses will include introductory psychology, applied experimental, and courses in the candidate’s area of interest. Applicants with interest in teaching cognition, human factors, human computer interaction, psychology of gaming, and/or research methods are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate should have experience in coordinating a research lab, running a subject pool, and working with technology and research equipment. Laboratory space is available, and technology and library resources are excellent. A Master’s degree is required and a PhD is preferred. Applicants must upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and graduate transcripts to the Penn State University jobs website (https://psu.jobs/).

Part-Time Lecturer in Special Education

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College invites applications for two part-time instructors in Special Education. We anticipate a need for a part-time instructor for the fall semester (starting August, 2015) and the spring semester (starting January, 2016). The positions are dependent on class enrollments; low enrollments may necessitate cancelling the class and position. Salary is competitive. Responsibilities include using a syllabus and supplementing course materials provided by the Penn State College of Education to teach courses. Required qualifications for both positions include evidence of an earned Master`s degree or Ph.D. in Special Education. Pre-K through fourth grade teaching experience is required for one position. Secondary teaching experience (7-12) is required for one position. Applicants should possess a commitment to excellence in teaching, including use of current technology; evidence of a commitment to working collegially and with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Applicants must upload a letter of application documenting qualifications; current curriculum vitae or résumé; and the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of two references who can speak to the applicant’s teaching abilities to the Penn State University jobs website (https://psu.jobs/).

 

Staff Positions

None available at this time.


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