Psychology - Assistant Professor Tenure-Track California State University, San Bernardino
Overview The Department of Psychology at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in clinical/counseling, cognitive, developmental, health/addiction, industrial-organizational, or social psychology. The successful candidate will be part of the first cohort of tenure-track faculty hired for the Palm Desert branch campus of CSUSB. The position begins in September, 2019.
CSUSB is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east from Los Angeles. The University operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. The Palm Desert Campus offers bachelor's and master's degrees, a doctorate in educational leadership, and teacher credentials and certificates. With more than 1,400 students, it is the Coachella Valley's four-year public university and plays a vital role in educating and training the region's growing population. The newly hired faculty member would be one of the first tenure-track faculty members hired for the Palm Desert Campus and would belong to a well-established and highly regarded psychology department at CSUSB with 37 full-time faculty and over 20 adjunct faculty.
CSUSB is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive academic community and building a culturally diverse faculty. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population are strongly encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups. Typical Activities We seek candidates with proven teaching ability who could offer a general set of undergraduate courses in psychology such as Introductory Psychology, Psychological Statistics, Research Methods, Learning and Motivation, History and Systems, Cognitive Psychology, and Biological Psychology, along with courses within the area of their Ph.D. Candidates must exhibit research potential as evidenced by engaging in publishable research in their area of expertise, and possess the capability to attract and mentor students in their research area. Potential for securing external funding is also a consideration. Minimum Qualifications A Ph.D. in an area of psychology is expected at the time of appointment. Qualified candidates will have the ability to teach students of diverse cultural backgrounds. Supplemental Information Please submit a vita and a letter of application that includes a statement on teaching philosophy, as well as your research accomplishments and goals. Also required is a Diversity Statement detailing how your teaching and/or service and/or scholarship would support the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in your academic field (maximum 1000 words). Also submit the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of your referees. Please provide copies of all graduate degree transcripts. These can be unofficial, but official copies will be required prior to appointment. Have three letters of recommendation sent on your behalf to Dr. Robert Ricco at firstname.lastname@example.org. Formal review of applications will begin April 21, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Information regarding CSUSB's Department of Psychology can be found at: http:/ / psychology.csusb.edu/. Inquiries regarding this position may be sent to Dr. Ricco. If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/csusb/jobs/2414668. Salary is commensurate with experience.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096 - Revised July 21, 2017)
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html.
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.