Western Psychological Association

Faculty Position in Positive Organizational Psychology, Claremont Graduate University

We are seeking an exceptional scholar whose research and teaching contribute to our Positive Organizational Psychology concentration. The Division of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences (DBOS) at Claremont Graduate University has graduate programs in Positive Developmental and Organizational Psychology, Social Psychology, and Cognitive Psychology, as well as in Organizational Behavior, Health Behavior, Human Resource Design, and Evaluation and Applied Research Methods. The candidate’s research and teaching should contribute to positive organizational psychology, and ideally relate to one or more of the other graduate programs as well.

This is a tenure-track graduate faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates should have completed the Ph.D., demonstrate a strong record of or potential for research publications, have a history of or potential for extramural funding, and possess outstanding teaching and mentoring skills. Candidates also should possess a strong background in quantitative and/or qualitative research methods. The successful candidate will be expected to supervise graduate student research and to teach courses in our M.A. and Ph.D. programs. The successful candidate also will demonstrate experience and/or capacity for advising a diverse student body.

CGU is an independent institution devoted entirely to graduate study. The city of Claremont is a charming small town located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles and less than 50 miles from Southern California beaches. CGU is also a member of The Claremont Colleges, a highly regarded cluster of seven independent colleges that is nationally and internationally renowned for academic excellence.

Claremont Graduate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, place of national origin, age, gender, sex, sexual orientation, physical handicap or mental disability in its employment practice and in admission of students to educational programs and activities in accordance with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and other applicable laws. Claremont Graduate University supports affirmative action in employment practices regarding ethnic minorities, the physically handicapped, veterans, women, and those with mental disabilities. In addition to meeting its obligations under federal and state law, Claremont Graduate University is dedicated to increasing faculty diversity.

CGU is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility, and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to economic status, ethnic background, political views, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Further information on DBOS and CGU can be found at http://www.cgu.edu. Evaluation of candidates will begin April 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. This position is subject to the approval by the Board of Trustees.

Submit a vita, personal statement, preprints/reprints, and 3 letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Michelle Bligh
Chair, Positive Organizational Psychology Search Committee
Division of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences
Claremont Graduate University
123 E. Eighth Street
Claremont, California, 91711


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