Assistant Professor - Tenure Track – Psychology

Oakland, Allegheny County / Pittsburgh, Allegheny County
Feb 05, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Carlow University invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the Rank of Assistant Professor in the Undergraduate Psychology Program within the Department of Psychology and Counseling. This is a Tenure Track position. The department offers a B.A. in Psychology, a M.S. degree in Professional Counseling with concentrations in Family and Children, Alcohol and Drug Counseling and School Counseling, and a Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology. Carlow prides itself on its reputation for quality teaching and supportive faculty-student relationships. Responsibilities include teaching primarily undergraduate courses, academic advising, and collaboration with faculty and students to develop/advance a scholarship agenda. Carlow's Department of Psychology and Counseling prizes excellence in teaching, but also values scholarly pursuits, including interdisciplinary collaboration. Carlow University is a comprehensive, women-centered Catholic University located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy, Carlow is situated in a culturally diverse urban setting. One of the 17 member institutions of the Conference for Mercy Higher Education, Carlow is recognized for educating traditional students and adult learners for a lifetime of ethical leadership and service. Responsibilities: 1.Teach primarily undergraduate-level courses. These courses will be in the day, online, and evening/weekend accelerated format. 2.Deliver effective academic advising for both traditional day and evening/weekend accelerated students. 3.Collaborate with faculty and students to develop/advance a scholarship agenda 4.Support and appreciate liberal arts education. 5.Serve on academic committees. 6.Develop new academic courses. 7.Engage in scholarly research. 8.Participate in service to the school, university, and community. 9.Demonstrate and reflect an understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy. The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Qualifications: 1.Earned Doctoral degree in Psychology. 2.A strong background and interest in Developmental Psychology is preferred, but backgrounds in Cognitive or Health Psychology with a developmental focus will also be considered. 3.Have the ability to work effectively with diverse groups. 4.Candidate must be available to teach traditional day, online, and evening/weekend accelerated courses. 5.Experience teaching at the college/university level. 6.Technological proficiency in a digital learning environment. 7.Excellent interpersonal skills. 8.Experience in advising/counseling or mentoring. 9.Comfort in teaching research methods and/or statistics is also desirable. Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct. They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations. Application Process All positions require the following: 1.Letter of Application including teaching philosophy; 2.Current curriculum vitae including teaching experience, research interests, publications, and national, regional and local presentations; 3.Three current letters of reference; 4.Official transcripts Send to Department of Psychology and Counseling, Carlow University, 3333 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or e-mail to Please reference job code "UPYIHE01" in your application. Only completed application packets will be advanced in consideration. Review will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. This position begins August 2014. Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer by choice. We value diversity and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups.