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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology

Department: Social & Behavioral Sciences Division

Position Requirements and Preferences:

Ph.D. required. Teaching experience desired. Must possess competence and desire to teach a wide range of courses, such as Introduction to Psychology, Personality, Learning, Experimental Psychology, Life Course Psychology, and Health Psychology. Teaching load of 12 semester hours per semester with optional summer school for additional remuneration. Must be willing to become highly effective with student advising and be a welcoming, inspiring presence to current and prospective students.


William Penn University is a Quaker heritage university with a 140-year history of inclusion and diversity. We seek candidates who are energized and passionate about student learning, and who work collaboratively to enhance the intellectual and cultural life of our university. We seek professors who inspire students, who recognize and develop student potential, and who will work to extend the reach and reputation of our university. We invite you to apply if you are committed to 21st century learning, assessment of student learning, and your own continued development as a Penn Professor. Penn faculty work cooperatively with each other and with administration to ensure that programs are vibrant, relevant, and successful, and that students gain employment.

You should be forward-thinking, enjoy teaching with technology, possess a pleasant personality, and work collaboratively and respectfully. You must be student-centered and incorporate 21st century learning theories and approaches, always with the goal of evidencing student learning.

Reports to: Division Chair of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Start Date: August 2021

Replacement or New Position: New

Full-Time/Part-time/Temp: Full-Time

Closing Date of Posting: Until Filled

Application Sent to:

Send application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of graduate transcript(s), and names and addresses/e-mail of three references to the Psychology Search Committee, c/o Dr. Noel C. Stahle; VPAA; William Penn University; 201 Trueblood Avenue; Oskaloosa, IA 52577. Material may be sent by e-mail to:

Terms of Employment: At will employee

William Penn University is an equal opportunity provider and employer.