Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences
The faculty of the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences at California State University Dominguez Hills invites applications from individuals for the position of tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Psychology.
Faculty members teach four classes or their equivalent, each semester; maintain an active research program; advise students; and serve on departmental and university committees. Additionally, the candidate should expect to create courses in her or his specialty area.
Department of Psychology
The College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences is one of the five main instructional units of the university. The Psychology Department, an academic unit within the College, offers its students the option to pursue a wide variety of areas in the study of human and animal behavior while simultaneously providing a solid grounding in the research and scientific aspects of our field. For students with a general interest in psychology, many of our courses are useful in understanding oneself and relating to others more effectively. At the undergraduate level, the Department of Psychology provides opportunity for the study of three different aspects of the field. For students interested in the research and scientific aspects, courses on the application of the scientific method to the study of human and animal behavior are offered. For those with applied interests, courses relating to counseling, clinical psychology, health psychology and behavioral medicine, gerontology, industrial and organizational psychology, computers, and service in community agencies are offered. For students with a general interest in psychology, many courses provide knowledge that is useful in understanding one's self and in understanding and relating to others more effectively.
Ph.D. in Psychology. Applicants who are “ABD” will be considered, however, the doctoral degree must be completed prior to employment.
Preferred: Demonstrated research experience and an interest in working in a culturally diverse environment. The idea’ candidate’s area of specialization is Neuroscience, defined to include Cognitive, Affective and/or Behavioral Neuroscience, or Neuropsychology. Applicants with interests in basic and/or applied research are welcome. The candidate should be prepared to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses. The candidate must have the ability to teach a subset of these courses: Upper-Division Research Laboratory in Biopsychology, Upper Division Electives, Senior Seminar, and graduate courses in the Psychology of Aging, Career Development in Clinical and Counseling Psychology, and Developmental Psychology. Additionally, the candidate should expect to create courses in her or his specialty area.
CSU Dominguez Hills was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise the California State University system. CSU Dominguez Hills is a comprehensive public university located in the South Bay region of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. With approximately 300 full-time faculty members, the University serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of approximately 15,000 students in an urban setting.
How to apply
While the position will remain open until filled, review of applications, consisting of a current CV, cover letter, a statement on teaching, a statement on research, sample publications (if available), and teaching evaluations (if available), will begin November 16th, 2015.
Applications should be submitted by November 16th, 2015 online as a single document at the following link: http://www.csudh.edu/employment/
Additionally, three letters of recommendation should be sent from referees via email to ude.hdusc|rolyatot#ude.hdusc|rolyatot or via U.S. Mail to:
Psychology Search Committee (Neuroscience)
Department of Psychology
California State University, Dominguez Hills
1000 East Victoria Street
Carson, CA 90747
Only completed applications (i.e., consisting of the documents listed above, including all letters of recommendation) will be considered. It is anticipated that interviews will be conducted in late November and early December of 2015. Questions may be emailed to Dr. Tara Victor at ude.hdusc|rotcivt#ude.hdusc|rotcivt .
Conditions of Employment
Candidates must pass a Live Scan (fingerprinting) background check as a requirement of employment.
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ until 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, Dominguez Hills, is an equal opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. The University actively encourages applications of all qualified individuals.
Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the CSU Dominguez Hills Human Resources Office (310) 243-3771 or the office of Faculty Affairs at (310) 243-3766.
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Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.