Lehigh University, Psychology

Position ID:Lehigh-Psychology-TAP [#26213]
Position Title: Non-Tenure-Track Teaching Assistant Professor-Psychology
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Counseling Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Appl Deadline:2024/01/08 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/10/13, listed until 2024/04/13)
Position Description:    

Non-Tenure-Track Teaching Assistant Professor - Psychology

LEHIGH UNIVERSITY. The Department of Psychology invites applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor position specializing in Clinical, Clinical-Community, or Counseling Psychology. The position is full time, renewable, non-tenure track and will begin in Fall 2024. Candidates must have earned their Ph.D. in Clinical, Clinical-Community, or Counseling Psychology or directly related fields by the date of employment.

Teaching-track ranks at Lehigh University are Assistant, Associate, and Full Teaching Professor. For this appointment, the initial three-year appointment will be at the Assistant Teaching Professor rank, and the position is eligible for reappointment and promotion through the ranks.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the teaching of large introductory courses (Psychopathology, 100-150 students) in addition to smaller upper-level seminars (16-20 students) in the candidate’s field of expertise. Further, with support from Department faculty, the candidate will be responsible for planning, implementing, and managing a program that provides undergraduate psychology students opportunities for internships with community partners. If desired, the candidate will have opportunities to mentor undergraduate students in independent research projects.

We seek candidates with:

       an interest in establishing a long-term teaching career in the Department,

       evidence of excellence in teaching the science of psychology,

       a commitment to evidence-based practices that promote learning, 

       a commitment to promoting the success of students from groups that have been traditionally underrepresented or marginalized in academia,

       the administrative, organizational, and mentoring skills required to coordinate an internship program, and

       the ability to establish and maintain partnerships with community partners who can provide internship opportunities.

To apply, applicants should submit a (1) cover letter addressing fit with all components of advertised position, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching experience, philosophy, and practices, (4) statement of contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in academic and clinical settings, as well how the candidate envisions contributing to Lehigh’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity, and (5) at least three letters of recommendation. Applicants should submit their materials here: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/26213.

Review of applications will begin on January 8, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries about the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Lucy Napper (Lucy.Napper@lehigh.edu)

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,200 students. Lehigh University has some 5,400 undergraduates, 1,800 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia.

Lehigh University has a strong faculty commitment to excellence in teaching, and robust support for pedagogical innovation, including the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available here. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found here. Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty.

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17 Memorial Drive East
Bethlehem, PA 18015