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Department Psychology

California State University-Northridge

Northridge, CA
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Northridge, California 91330

Effective Date of Appointment: August 2013
(Subject to Budgetary Approval)
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: $56,000 - $62,000

Qualifications: The Department of Psychology at California State University Northridge invites applications for a position of Assistant Professor in Quantitative and/or Qualitative Psychology beginning Fall 2013. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology at the time of appointment. All content areas of psychology will be considered. Applicants must have a strong educational and research background in either advanced quantitative (e.g., multivariate statistics, latent variable and multi-level models) and/or qualitative (e.g., grounded theory, discourse analysis, daily diary analyses) techniques. Applicants are expected to have teaching strengths in undergraduate- and graduate-level statistics and/or research methods (quantitative and/or qualitative). Applicants must provide evidence of outstanding commitment to university teaching in a multicultural environment serving a diverse student population.

CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that enable students to graduate.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

Evidence of degree(s) required at time of hire.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in research methods or statistics, and in his/her specialty area(s). Additional duties include developing a research program and participating in university service, as well as supervising, mentoring, and assisting students in the graduate Clinical and General Experimental Psychology master’s programs. The successful candidate for this position will be an experienced and enthusiastic teacher and will develop a research program in his/her areas of interest. Normal teaching load is 12 units per semester, although a reduced teaching load is usually available during the first two years of appointment.

Application Deadline: Screening will begin January 15, 2013 and priority will be given to applications received by that date. However, the position will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, vitae, three letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations, samples of scholarship, and a statement of philosophy regarding working with students from diverse backgrounds. Submission of materials via e-mail to quant-qual@csun.edu is preferred but regular mail submissions will also be accepted.

Inquiries and nominations should be addressed to:
Quantitative Recruitment Committee
Department of Psychology
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330-8255

General Information:
California State University, Northridge, one of the largest of the 23 campuses of The California State University system, is located twenty-five miles northwest of central Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley, a suburb with a multi-cultural population of over one million people. The University enrolls approximately 36,911 students (29,670 FTEs) from diverse backgrounds, served by 4,000 faculty. Nine Colleges offer baccalaureate degrees in 69 degree programs, master’s degrees in 58 graduate degree programs, 2 doctorate graduate program and 55 teaching credentials in the field of education, and various opportunities in extended learning and other special programs. For more information about the University, check our website: http://www.csun.edu/.

In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line at http://www-admn.csun.edu/police/clery-report.pdf. Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the Office of Faculty Affairs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077.

The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

Revised 07/12

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