Title Assistant Professor of Community Psychology
Location California State University, Sacramento, Department of Psychology
Description The Psychology Department at Sacramento State is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor position in Community Psychology. Preferences include community psychology research interests; ability to develop community partnerships with campus communities as well as local communities, voluntary/nonprofit organizations, and/or entrepreneurs working to address issues of sustainability (e.g., community development and capacity, health equity); ability to work with marginalized and underrepresented populations; ability to develop community psychology coursework that focuses on high-impact educational practices (e.g., Participatory Action Research, Prevention and Intervention Science, Community Program Evaluation, Community & Organizational Careers Skill Building, Social Network Analysis); ability to teach undergraduate and/or graduate research methods and statistics courses, core courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, and capstone courses; and interest and ability in using a wide variety of teaching techniques and information technology in the teaching and learning process. Teaching will include undergraduate and/or graduate research methods and statistics courses, core courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, and capstone courses. The successful candidate should have the ability to advise both undergraduate and graduate levels; maintain an active research program involving students; develop community partnerships and supervise undergraduate fieldwork; and provide service to the department, college, university, community and profession. College-level teaching and research experience is highly desired. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctoral degree by January 2018.
Review of application materials will begin November 1, 2016. To ensure full consideration, applicants must submit all required materials. Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://www.csus.edu/about/employment. Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link. External applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link. Required application materials are: letter of application; curriculum vita; unofficial transcripts of all college work (official transcripts required if invited for an interview); names, email addresses and phone numbers of at least three recent professional references; statement of teaching interests; and statement of research interests. All listed materials should be combined into ONE pdf file IN THE ORDER LISTED and submitted with the application. Evidence of teaching experience (e.g., syllabi, exams, course evaluations) and evidence of research experience (e.g., reprints, preprints, grant applications) should be emailed to the Community Psychology Screening Committee at CommunityPsycSearch@csus.edu. In addition, applicants should request three confidential letters of recommendation to be mailed separately to Chair of Community Psychology Search Committee, Department of Psychology, California State University, Sacramento, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6007. Position will remain open until filled. AA/EEO Employer. Clery Act statistics available. Mandated reporter requirements. Background check, including criminal, required.