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Assistant Professor in Applied Psychology



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 Applied Psychology.  Candidates’ areas of content specialization may come from a number of sub-disciplines within Psychology.  Preferences for an applied area of research including but not limited to community, counseling/clinical, developmental, health, political, social, or sports psychology; and ability to develop community partnerships with a focus on underrepresented populations.  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 will teach and advise at both undergraduate and graduate levels; supervise graduate student thesis projects; 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. Applicants in final stages of their dissertations will be considered provided all degree requirements are met no later than January 15, 2015.

Review of applicants will begin January 15, 2014. To ensure consideration, applicants must send an electronic submission of the following materials to (referencing “Applied Psychology Application”) by January 15, 2014:  letter of application; curriculum vita; graduate transcripts (unofficial copies accepted until interview); names, email addresses and phone numbers of at least three recent professional references; statement of teaching interests; evidence of teaching experience (e.g., syllabi, course evaluations); statement of research interests; and evidence of research experience (e.g., reprints, grant applications).  Three letters of recommendation should be mailed separately to Chair of Applied 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. Criminal background check may be required.

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