California State University, Long Beach, Psychology/Academic Affairs

Position ID:AssoProfClinicalPSY-PSY-SOCIALPSY [#11725, 2509]
Position Title: Social Psy Asst Prof
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychology / Social Psychology
Starting Date:2019/08/19
Appl Deadline:2018/10/12 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2018/08/23, finished 2019/02/25, listed until 2018/10/16)
Position Description:    

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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH College of Liberal Arts Department of Psychology Tenure-Track Position Opening


POSITION: Assistant Professor of Social Psychology

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 19th, 2019 (Fall Semester)

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Social Psychology or closely related field. Degree at time of application or official notification of degree completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2019. Ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses related to Social Psychology. Evidence of effective teaching at the college level. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain an active program of research in the area of Social Psychology. Research, scholarly, and creative activities as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications and professional presentations. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

DESIRED/PREFERRED Excellence in teaching, mentoring, student-centered research, and QUALIFICATIONS: ability to work with diverse populations. Ability to involve undergraduate and graduate students in faculty-directed research and/or mentor undergraduate and graduate students in independent research. Strong record of peer-reviewed publications. Ability to conduct basic and applied social-psychological research with implications for real world issues. Preference will be given to candidates whose research is in the area of intergroup relations, such as intergroup contact, intergroup conflict, stereotyping and prejudice, prejudice reduction, social identity, and social power. Potential for or experience in generating external grant funding. Research expertise utilizing advanced statistical and/or mixed methods to address basic questions in social/personality research and willingness to collaborate with students and faculty on these methods. Demonstrated service to department, institution, and community and good citizenship within these organizations.

DUTIES: Teach undergraduate and master’s level graduate courses in Social Psychology and Personality Psychology. May teach and develop other courses within the candidate’s area of specialization. Maintain an active research lab and engage in research, scholarly and creative activities leading to publication. Supervise undergraduate and graduate student research activities including Master’s theses. Participate in significant service contributions to the department, college, university, and community.

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.


• A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced) • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications • CV (including current email address) • Three current signed letters of recommendation • Two additional separate statements addressing: 1) Teaching philosophy and skills, including teaching portfolio (e.g., sample syllabi and teaching evaluation summaries); 2) Research interests and skills and a statement of current and future research plans. • A maximum of three reprints and/or preprints of published manuscripts with a detailed description of personal contributions to each publication. • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation, and an official transcript

All required documentation shall be submitted electronically through:

Upon request, finalists will be required to submit original, official documents, as noted in the required documentation section. Requests for information should be addressed to:

Social Psychology Search Committee California State University, Long Beach Department of Psychology 1250 Bellflower Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90840-0901

Please address all other inquiries to: Sheri Hale, (562) 985-5003 or

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin October 1, 2018. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) 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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

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 identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
(562) 985-5003
1250 Bellflower Blvd; PSY 100
Long Beach, CA 90840

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