Job Description Summary:
The College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) and the Department of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania are seeking qualified applicants for one full-time lecturer position to begin January 1, 2017. The responsibilities of the position are divided between teaching duties (90%) and advising/administration (10%) for undergraduate programs in LPS. Teaching experience in any of the following courses is preferred: Introductory Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Animal Behavior, and Social Psychology. The administrative duties for the position include, but are not restricted to, responding to inquiries from prospective students and assisting with program-related activities. The 12-month position is eligible for reappointment for up to an additional two years, based on an annual performance review and approval of the Dean.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Psychology, commitment to undergraduate & continuing education, and previous teaching experience are required; experience and/or interest in online teaching and previous administrative experience are preferred.
Applicants should apply online at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/947. Include a cover letter that details your interests in and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, syllabi for classes taught, and contact information for three people who have agreed to provide a recommendation letter. The University will contact the referees with instructions on how to submit their letters. Questions may be addressed to: Dr. Ursula Bechert, Director of Degree Programs, University of Pennsylvania, College of Liberal and Professional Studies, firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and the process will continue until the position is filled.
The College of Liberal and Professional Studies and the Department of Psychology are committed to Penn's Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://diversity.upenn.edu/diversity_at_penn).
The University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Type: Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track
Affirmative Action Statement:
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Sansom Place East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).