College of Liberal Arts, California State University, Long Beach

Position ID:CSULB-LiberalArts-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#2061, 1063]
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map]
Subject Area: Developmental Psychology
Appl Deadline:2013/03/01 finished (posted 2012/10/01, finished 2013/09/08, listed until 2013/03/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH College of Liberal Arts Department of Psychology Tenure-track Position Opening RECRUITMENT NUMBER: 1063 POSITION: Assistant Professor of Psychology (Developmental Psychologist) EFFECTIVE DATE: August 19, 2013 (Fall Semester) SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology or closely related disciplines by time of appointment. Demonstrated ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses related to child, adolescent, adult/aging, or more specialized areas of developmental psychology. Experience with and evidence of effective teaching of college level courses. Experience with and evidence of scholarly research and publication and the ability to develop and maintain an active program of research in the area of Developmental Psychology. Commitment to and/or experience in educating a diverse student population. DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated expertise in social development, social-cognitive development, or developmental psychopathology preferred. Focus on middle childhood or adolescence; other developmental stages considered. Commitment to excellence in teaching, general education, student-centered research, and respect for diversity. Interest in involving undergraduates in faculty-directed research and/or mentoring undergraduate students on independent research. Interest in and/or experience with community-based research collaborations. Demonstrated potential for generating external funding. DUTIES: Teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in Developmental Psychology. Develop new courses in specialty area. Engage in scholarly activity in the area of Developmental Psychology leading to publication. Supervise students in research activities including undergraduate projects and masters’ theses. Be an integral part of the Master of Arts in Psychological Research program through chairing master’s thesis projects, involving graduate students in faculty-directed research, and offering regular graduate level courses related to developmental psychology. Provide significant service contributions to the department, college, university, and community. The Department of Psychology at California State University, Long Beach is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body as it responds to the changing population and educational needs of California and the nation. We seek applicants and nominations from those who have experience teaching, mentoring, and developing research in ways that effectively address individuals from historically underrepresented backgrounds. California State University, Long Beach is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Letter of application responsive to the minimum and desired qualifications; curriculum vita including current email address; three recent letters of reference; a copy of the transcript from institution awarding the Ph.D. (finalists will be required to submit an official transcript and signed SC-1 form); and three separate statements addressing: a) teaching philosophy and skills, including a teaching portfolio (e.g., sample syllabi and teaching evaluation summaries); b) research interests and skills, including all reprints or preprints of published manuscripts; and c) training, experience, and success in working effectively with ethnically and culturally diverse communities. All required documentation must be submitted electronically to: with the exception of official transcripts, SC-I form and letters of recommendation, which must be addressed to: Sheri Hale, Office Manager Department of Psychology, PSY-100 California State University, Long Beach 1250 Bellflower Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90840-0901 562-985-5003 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin November 7, 2012 Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled) CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran’s status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Psychology
1250 Bellflower Boulevard, PSY 100
Long Beach, CA 90840

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