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Open Rank - Teaching Professor (Child/Clinical Psychology) - Penn State University

  • 14 May 2023 8:14 AM
    Message # 13201273

    The Department of Psychology at Penn State is looking for full-time teaching faculty (non-tenure track) to start this fall. We have an amazing department, with almost 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!


    The Department of Psychology at the Pennsylvania State University ( invites applications for a Teaching Faculty of Psychology position (non-tenure-track faculty appointment) to begin August 2023. This position will be filled at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor, Associate Teaching Professor, or Teaching Professor. 

    Preference will be given to candidates able to teach courses in child/clinical psychology, in addition to core courses such as introductory psychology, research methods and statistics. Candidates should be available for both online and in-person classroom teaching assignments. These are full-time positions with a teaching load of three courses per semester during the academic year. 

    Previous teaching experience and a Ph.D. in Psychology or related field are preferred; at least ABD status is required at time of appointment. A background in Child/Clinical Psychology is critical. Rank to be determined based on qualifications. 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. 

    Penn State offers competitive benefits to full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, and retirement plans, in addition to 75% tuition discounts (including for a spouse and dependent children up to the age of 26) and paid holidays. Please visit for more detailed information. 

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit an application online at Penn State‚Äôs Job Posting Board and include the following as attachments: CV, letter of application including concise statements of any teaching experience and interests, and the names and contact information for at least three references. 

    This is a term appointment with an excellent possibility of renewal. Length of term is determined by rank and qualifications. The College of the Liberal Arts is committed to offering professional growth and promotional opportunities for non-tenure-line faculty appointments. Information on faculty ranks and progression can be found at

    Questions may be addressed to Josh Wede, Associate Head, at

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