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Positive Psychology Faculty Position
School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences

Claremont Graduate University

Claremont, CA
Positive Psychology Faculty Position

We are seeking an exceptional scholar whose research and teaching contributes to Positive Psychology. The School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences (SBOS) at Claremont Graduate University has graduate programs in Positive Developmental, Social, Positive Organizational, and Cognitive Psychology, as well as in Organizational Behavior, Health Behavior, Human Resource Design, and Evaluation and Applied Research Methods. The candidates’ research and teaching should contribute to positive developmental psychology, and ideally relate to one or more of the other graduate programs as well. This position is subject to the approval by the Board of Trustees.

This is an open-rank tenure-track graduate faculty position. The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate students in our M.A. and Ph.D. programs, and supervise graduate student research. Candidates should have completed the Ph.D., demonstrate a strong record of research publications, have a history or potential for extramural funding, and possess outstanding teaching and mentoring skills.

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, or physical handicap 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 is committed to affirmative action in employment practices regarding ethnic minorities, the physically handicapped, military veterans, and women. In addition to meeting its obligations under federal and state law, Claremont Graduate University is committed to increasing faculty diversity.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, 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, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Further information on SBOS and CGU can be found at http://www.cgu.edu. Evaluation of candidates will begin March 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Submit a vita, personal statement, preprints/reprints, and 3 letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Chair, Positive Psychology Faculty Search Committee
School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences
Claremont Graduate University
123 E. Eighth Street
Claremont, California, 91711

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