The Educational Psychology program at Penn State is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a fixed-term program faculty member. The new faculty member will teach resident instruction undergraduate courses in the areas of development, individual differences, and introductory statistics. Applicants should have university teaching experience.

This is a fixed-term, 36-week appointment starting with the possibility of supplementary summer appointments in teaching. Salary is competitive and full University benefits apply. The major responsibilities will be to serve as the instructor of record in assigned courses. The new faculty member will also have opportunities to contribute more broadly to the Educational Psychology program’s teaching, research, and service mission.

Required qualifications: Applicants should have an earned doctorate in Educational Psychology or a closely related field and a teaching background commensurate with experience.

Desired qualifications: A record of scholarly activities leading to recommendation for Graduate Faculty Status; evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching including use of current technology, commensurate with experience; and evidence of a commitment to working collegially and with individuals from diverse backgrounds, commensurate with experience.

Applicants must submit (1) cover letter documenting qualifications and ability to meet the responsibilities of the position, (2) current curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three academic references. If you have questions relevant to the position’s responsibilities, contact Dr. Peggy Van Meter at 814-863-2004 or Interested persons must submit materials electronically to this link: