Western Psychological Association

Assistant Professor, Developmental Psychology, CSU San Marcos

California State University San Marcos expects to hire a tenure-track assistant professor for Fall 2015 in the field of Developmental Psychology. We are looking for a developmental psychologist who specializes in adolescent development with a focus on ethnic identity development and multiculturalism. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology or a related field prior to date of appointment and evidence of the ability to establish and maintain an active and productive research program that will involve students. Only candidates with active research programs will be considered.  Applicants must have evidence of effective teaching at the university level and interest in supervising Master’s theses.  PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Evidence of research productivity, and experience working with students from diverse backgrounds. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research and/or service. DUTIES: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate psychology courses, primarily in developmental psychology, including adolescent development and developmental research methods; will supervise Master’s theses; involve graduate and undergraduate students in an active research program; and participate in activities serving the department, college, university, and community. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research areas complement and expand upon our current tenure-track faculty offerings, as well as those whose work will take advantage of our ethnically diverse region. We welcome applicants with interests in interdisciplinary work. APPLICATION: Applicants must submit a CSUSM Faculty Application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, reprints/preprints of up to three representative publications, and arrange for three current letters of recommendation to be sent.  All materials are to be submitted via email to DEVPSYCTT@csusm.edu.

To assure full consideration, application materials must be received on or before November 1, 2014.  However, applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

The university is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit http://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities for more information.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of applicants in terms of race, sexual orientation and identity, gender, age, disability and veteran’s status.