Assistant Professor (Cognitive Psychology and Multicultural/Cultural Psychology)

California State University, Northridge in California

Deadline October 15, 2014
Date Posted August 19, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary 62,000-65,000
Employment Type Full-time

Two faculty position openings: 

           FACULTY POSITION OPENINGS

    

    CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE

Northridge, California 91330

 

 

Department:    Psychology

Effective Date of Appointment: August 19, 2015

(Subject to Budgetary Approval)    

Rank:    Assistant Professor

Salary: $62,000 - $65,000

 

Cultural or Multicultural Psychology


Qualifications:  

The Department of Psychology atCaliforniaStateUniversity, Northridge invites applications for a position of Assistant Professor in Cultural or Multicultural Psychology beginning August 19, 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology at the time of appointment. All areas of psychology will be considered; however, the successful candidate for this position must show potential in developing and implementing curricula that address cultural or multicultural issues in psychology. Additionally, she/he will have a research program examining the interplay between culture and human behavior. Applicants must provide evidence of outstanding commitment to university teaching in an environment serving a diverse student population.

 

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses that address cultural or multicultural issues in psychology and core courses in the major. Additional duties include developing a research program and participating in university service, as well as supervising, mentoring, and assisting students in the General Experimental or Clinical Psychology masters program.  Normal teaching load is 12 units per semester, although a reduced teaching load is usually available during the first two years of appointment.

 

Cognitive Psychology


Qualifications:  

The Department of Psychology at California State University Northridge invites applications for a position of Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology beginning August 19, 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology at the time of appointment.  The successful candidate for this position will be a skilled and enthusiastic teacher and will develop a research program in his/her areas of interest.  All areas of cognitive psychology will be considered.  Applicants with teaching strength in statistics or research methods are preferred.  Applicants must provide evidence of outstanding commitment to university teaching in an environment serving a diverse student population.

 

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in cognition and perception, research methods or statistics, and his/her specialty areas.  Additional duties include developing a research program and participating in university service, as well as supervising, mentoring, and assisting students in the General Experimental psychology masters program.  Normal teaching load is 12 units per semester, although a reduced teaching load is usually available during the first two years of appointment.

 

Application Deadline for both positions:

Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2014.  Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline. However, these positions will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, teaching statement and evaluations, research statement and samples of scholarship, and a statement of philosophy regarding working with students from diverse backgrounds. Submission of materials for the cultural or multicultural psychology position via e-mail to cultural2014@csun.edu or for the cognitive position via email to cognitive2014@csun.edu  is preferred but regular mail submissions will also be accepted.  In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.

 

Inquiries and applications should be addressed to:

 

Cultural/Multicultural Recruitment Committee                                            Cognitive Recruitment Committee

Department of Psychology                                                                                                Department of Psychology

CaliforniaStateUniversity, Northridge                                                          CaliforniaStateUniversity, Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street                                                                                       18111 Nordhoff Street

Northridge,CA91330-8255                                                                             Northridge,CA91330-8255

 

The University:

Serving more than 38,000 students each year, CSUN is one of the largest universities in theUnited States. CSUN ranks 10th in the country in awarding bachelors degrees to underrepresented minority students, fifth nationally in awarding masters degrees to Hispanic students and enrolls the largest number of deaf and hard-of-hearing students of anyU.S.state university. CSUNs 171 academic programs and engaged centers enjoy international recognition for excellence. CSUN currently partners with more than 100 institutions of higher education in 22 countries around the globe and attracts the largest international student population of anyU.S.masters level institution. Situated on a 356-acre park-like setting in the heart ofLos AngelesSan Fernando Valley, the campus features modern educational buildings and world-class LEED Gold-certified performing arts and recreational facilities recognized as among the best in the country. CSUN is a welcoming university that champions accessibility, academic excellence and student success.

 

CSUN is strongly committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, active learning and diversity. Our values include a respect for all people, building alliances with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American, Native American, Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and we value the diversity of all of our students and the campus community. CSUN actively encourages qualified candidates to apply who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented students.

 

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, CSUN strives to create a community in which a diverse population can work, teach and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights of each individual. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, medical information, marital status, or veteran status. For more information about the University, check our website: http://www.csun.edu/.

 

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not aU.S.citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in theUnited States.

 

General Information:

In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, CaliforniaStateUniversity, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line at http://www-admn.csun.edu/police/clery-report.pdf. Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the Office of Faculty Affairs.

 

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.

 

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077.