The Position: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Initial Review Date: 4/5/21; complete applications received after that date may be considered.
How to Apply: Applicants must provide:
-current cover letter (including how you have addressed, or plan to address teaching to diverse student groups)
-contact information of three professional references
*As an alternative to an integrated cover letter, you may provide a cover letter plus separate teaching philosophy and research statements, addressing working with diverse student groups in one or both statements.
All applicants must apply online at: https://jobs.csuchico.edu/postings/6343
Applications submitted via email or in-person to the department will not be considered.
Minimum Qualifications: The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a Ph.D. in Psychology with a demonstrated focus in Learning and Behavior (e.g., classical/operant conditioning, behavior analysis). Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate may be considered; however, the doctorate must be complete by August 17, 2021. Requirements include: the ability and interest in teaching a learning course in which students examine principles of learning, environmental determinants of behavior, and various applications of behavioral principles; the ability and willingness to supervise undergraduate and graduate student research projects; accomplishments in research and scholarly activities; and a record of or potential for grant development. The successful candidate should provide evidence of their commitment to or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred qualifications include demonstration of the potential for excellence in instruction at the university level; experience teaching psychology of learning; ability and interest in teaching a required undergraduate course in writing and careers in psychology; evidence of a student-centered approach to instruction; experience working with diverse student groups; interest in research in applied settings; and the ability and willingness to collaborate with other faculty and students on research projects.
Responsibilities: This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching undergraduate courses, scholarship (developing a successful research program; seeking external funding), and service. Teaching assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the department.
The Department: The Psychology Department is a collegial group of 21 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, 21 lecturers, and three office staff members. The department supports collaboration among faculty in the department and across campus. There are approximately 1100 majors, 150 minors, and 100 graduate students. The department offers a BA in Psychology and MA and MS degree programs for preparing students for MFT licensure, school psychology, doctoral study and other professions. The Psychology Department is a part of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences. We are committed to building a diverse faculty and are interested in candidates that promote inclusion and diversity in higher education via their teaching, research, and service. CSU, Chico is committed to recruiting, developing and retaining the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled