Aug 15, 2018

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track Psychology

  • Saint Mary's College Of California
  • Moraga
Full time Personality Research Methods Statistics

Job Description

Saint Mary's College invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Psychology, beginning Fall 2019. Faculty contractual responsibilities allow a teaching load of six (6) courses in the academic year, inclusive of one (1) course during January.
Saint Mary’s College of California is a private, Catholic, comprehensive and co-educational university that engages students in rigorous critical thinking, promotes social justice, and educates for human fulfillment consistent with its liberal arts, Catholic and Lasallian traditions. The De la Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff who value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring Saint Mary’s heritage to life. Located on a stunning 420-acre campus in the Moraga Hills outside of San Francisco, Saint Mary’s is known for its rigorous liberal arts education and its high-quality graduate programs, including business, education and leadership. Saint Mary's has a diverse student body of approximately 4,000 students, and the College’s practices and policies reflect a commitment to inclusive excellence and a community in which all are valued, respected, and
The responsibilities for this position will include teaching sections of our two-semester integrated Research Methods /Statistical Analysis sequence, Advanced Statistics, and Personality Psychology. The ideal candidate should be prepared to teach other courses as well, potentially including Culture, Race, & Ethnicity in Psychology, Psychopathology, and Introductory Psychology. It is anticipated the person in this position will at some point have the opportunity to teach in the College's signature Collegiate Seminar and Jan Term programs.

Other duties include: Maintaining a vibrant research program into which SMC student research can be integrated. Participation in departmental and college activities including committee work and curriculum is expected. The candidate should have a strong commitment to academic advising and mentoring to a diverse student population. The ideal candidate will be expected to contribute to the Mission of the College, which is informed, animated and expressed through its Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions.

Ph.D in Psychology is required. Candidates should have a record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, with preference given to those candidates who have successfully taught the courses listed above. Particular consideration will be given to candidates with demonstrated commitment and success working in diverse, multicultural communities, in higher education settings.
Candidates should be committed to a liberal arts education, and are expected to participate in departmental and college service activities; ability to engage in scholarship/research involving active participation by undergraduates. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to research and professional activity. Candidates should have appreciation of and deep respect for the learning/teaching environment and for the students, staff, and faculty who comprise it and the willingness to become a stakeholder in the Lasallian commitment to that
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Please note this position closes October 15, 2018 EST


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