Highly regarded for its instructional quality, focus on engaged learning (through undergraduate research, internships, study abroad, living-learning communities and civic and community engagement), and strong commitment to diversity, Millersville University of Pennsylvania (MU) is a learner-focused institution located in historic Lancaster County, known for its excellent schools, vibrant arts community, affordability and proximity to Baltimore, Philadelphia and NYC. MU enrolls about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. We seek individuals who embrace our public mission and value exploration, professionalism, integrity, inclusion, and compassion.
The Department of Psychology is looking to hire a temporary part-time instructor to teach graduate-level courses in School Psychology, within areas such as assessment of English learners, psychological assessment, child and adolescent development and classroom discipline. In addition to teaching, there is an expectation for scholarship and service commensurate with the assignment.
Effectively teach students both in assigned courses and outside-the-classroom settings (e.g., student research, service learning, etc.), advise students, and carry out other assigned professional responsibilities in support of student learning and success. Candidates must be willing to teach day, evening and/or weekend classes and conduct classes on and off the Millersville campus through multifaceted teaching strategies for face-to-face classroom delivery and/or web-enhanced or web-based formats. Actual assignments will depend upon department needs. Faculty are expected, per the Collective Bargaining Agreement Article 4, to report any changes in class hours or classrooms assigned, notify the proper authority and make a reasonable effort to insure assignments can be covered in case of absences and notify students of any changes in class hours or classrooms assigned, keep current in psychology through scholarly activity, keep office hours and confer with and advise students and advisees, evaluate fairly and report promptly student achievement, and provide service to the University.
The Department of Psychology, in the College of Education and Human Services, is comprised of 14 full-time faculty members. All these professors hold doctoral degrees and represent the many dimensions of psychology. Faculty areas of expertise include developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, psychopathology, applied behavior analysis, social psychology, health psychology, learning and memory, neuroscience, school psychology, and statistics and research design. The Department of Psychology is housed within the Susan P. Luek Hall, serves with over 300 undergraduate and 160 graduate students, and contains a clinic which is used for research and training purposes. The department has three graduate programs including master's degrees in School Psychology, School Counseling, and Clinical Psychology. Millersville University offers a Master of Science (M.S.) in Psychology with Certification in School Psychology program approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and designed to meet the needs of full-time students in addition to those of many working professionals. The program prepares graduate students for entry-level positions as school psychologists in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who will work with students in school settings.
Applicants must complete a faculty application and submit the following:
Letter of application describing qualifications for the position.
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About Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Millersville University is a top-ranked university in the North, with more than 100programs, some of which are uniquely distinctive to the region and nation. We have a strong academic history guided by industry-leading professors. Our faculty members are recognized to be fiercely passionate about their students’ overall success. Our student body is rich in diversity and is known to be enthusiastically driven towards excellence while being socially conscious. Our beautiful 250-acre campus contains classic architecture, mixed with state-of-the-art, energy-saving structures and a historic pond with two resident swans. Access to extraordinary faculty, a historical campus setting and an extremely high job-placement rating are the reasons our alumni rate us as a smart life choice.