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Dominguez Hills

Job ID: 3205

Natural Sciences

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Date Posted:
November 9, 2017

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Open until filled

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences

Position Announcement

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.

The primary responsibilities of faculty members are to teach; 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 six 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.

Please visit the College website http://www.csudh.edu/cnbs/ for more information.

Minimum Qualifications
• Ph.D. in Psychology. Applicants who are “ABD” will be considered, however, the doctoral degree must be completed prior to employment. The candidate must have research experience (i.e. peer reviewed publications and/or externally funded grants) and a desire to mentor graduate and undergraduate students. Interest in working in a culturally diverse environment. Experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications
• The preferred candidate’s area of specialization is applied psychology, broadly defined to include clinical/counseling psychology, health psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, and other sub-disciplines of psychology will be considered. The candidate must have the ability to teach a subset of these courses: upper-division research laboratories (advanced research and learning evolutionary, advanced research cognitive, advanced research methods in biological psychology) senior seminar and interpersonal and group dynamics. The candidate is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses.

Background Checks
• The successful candidate is required to complete a thorough background check, and the employment offer can be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying or falsified information.

How to apply
• While the position will remain open until filled, review of applications, will begin February 2nd, 2018.

Please visit California State University, Dominguez Hills employment website for full details at http://www.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities/

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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 Academic Affairs Personnel Services Office at (310) 243-3766.

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Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

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