California State University San Marcos expects to hire a tenure-track assistant professor for Fall 2018 in the field of Social Psychology. We are looking for a social psychologist who specializes in prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination or on the effects of ethnic identity and acculturation/multiculturalism on behavior.
Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in social psychology or a related field prior to date of appointment. Only candidates with active research programs that can involve students will be considered. Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence at the university level (e.g., student evaluations/summaries, peer observation summaries), and must be able to supervise Master’s theses.
Desired/preferred qualifications: Evidence of research productivity, an interest in supervising Master’s theses, and experience working with students from diverse backgrounds. 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 social psychology, including social research methods and the psychology of prejudice; 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.
Applications must include:
Cover letter that addresses the above minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
Reprints/preprints of up to three representative publications
One-page statement addressing intercultural experience and commitment to diversity and equity in teaching, research and/or service
Statement of teaching philosophy
Statement of research interest
Arrange to have sent, three (3) current letters of recommendation
A review of applications will commence on October 1, 2017. However, the position will remain open until filled.
The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. A background check (including the criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability and veteran status.
California State University San Marcos combines the ambiance of a mid-sized, personal, modern campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Since its founding in 1989, the campus has distinguished itself. Students benefit from the latest facilities and equipment, a superb faculty that enjoys teaching, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a successful lif...e in and out of the workplace. A recent survey reported that our annual spending in the region was $161 million, generating a total impact of $307 million on the regional economy. Eighty-five percent of CSUSM's alumni stay in the region. CSU San Marcos is located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos. It is 15 miles east of the ocean; just 30 miles north of downtown San Diego.