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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology

William Penn University (Iowa) announces a full-time, nine-month position in Psychology commencing August, 2021.  A Ph.D. in Psychology or related discipline is preferred, though MA/MS shall be considered. Previous teaching experience focused on student learning is highly desirable. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

We welcome applications from candidates who are passionate about student learning and diversity in its many forms, who are creative, energetic, and inspiring professors, advisors, and colleagues. We want you to be intellectually curious, collaborative, technologically savvy, and involved in campus life. As a Penn Professor, you will collaborate with colleagues in other disciplines as well as with local human services agencies/organizations. Must be willing to become a master of student advising / mentoring, and welcoming prospective students to the program.  A commitment to our University mission and to continual improvement intellectually and pedagogically also are important to us.

Courses include Introduction to Psychology, Lifespan Psychology, Introduction to Counseling, Theories and Systems of Counseling, Human Services in Contemporary America, and Crisis Intervention.  Twelve hours per semester.  Additional teaching during the summer is possible.

William Penn University is a liberal arts institution located in Oskaloosa, Iowa, and affiliated with the Society of Friends. The university was founded by Quaker pioneers in 1873 to provide a quality education to all interested men and women regardless of race, creed, or socioeconomic status. We are still devoted to this ideal. The university is rooted in its Quaker heritage but welcomes faculty, staff, and students of all faiths.

Send letter of application emphasizing teaching experience and research interests, a statement of teaching / student learning philosophy, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Christy Boston, Executive Assistant to the Dean, William Penn University, 201 Trueblood Avenue, Oskaloosa, IA 52577 (bostonc@wmpenn.edu). Electronic submissions are encouraged. William Penn University is an Equal Opportunity Employer; qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

William Penn University is an equal opportunity provider and employer.