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Assistant Professor of UG Psychology (2 positions)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Position is pending budgetary approval. Review of applicants for this position will begin October 15, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. To apply, please visit (link here). Applications should include a cover letter of interest describing your teaching philosophy and research experience, curriculum vita, representative publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including several recent course evaluations and course syllabi if available), and letters from three professional references.

Job Vacancy

Position Information

Functional Title Assistant Professor of UG Psychology (2 positions)

Position Details

Job Description Summary

The University of La Verne’s Psychology Department invites applications for two full-time, ten-month, tenure track positions to begin teaching with the 2018-2019 academic year. Positions are as core faculty members in the undergraduate psychology program.

The University of La Verne is a comprehensive private university founded in 1891 and located in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains about 35 miles east of Los Angeles. The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.

The Psychology Department, offering bachelors, MFT, and Psy.D. degrees, is committed to teaching and scholarly excellence, values a multicultural psychology perspective, fosters a collegial learning community for students and faculty, and actively strives to incorporate cultural diversity and multiculturalism into its mission.

Specific Duties

Applicants with the following specialties are encouraged to apply: cognitive, developmental, evaluation/measurement, experimental, forensic, health, learning/behavior, physiological/neuro, quantitative, or social/personality.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications for these positions include a doctoral degree in psychology.

For both positions, there is an expectation of quality teaching and scholarship in a comprehensive liberal arts university with a commitment to multiculturalism and a very diverse student body.

Members from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications
Benefits Summary

Salary will be commensurate with experience and internal departmental equity. Benefits of employment include a comprehensive health and wellness plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse, and dependent children, and a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a complete background investigation.

Location La Verne Central Campus

Posting Details

Posting Number 20160116FA
Special Instructions to Applicants

Position is pending budgetary approval.

Review of applicants for this position will begin October 15, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. To apply, please visit (link here). Applications should include a cover letter of interest describing your teaching philosophy and research experience, curriculum vita, representative publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including several recent course evaluations and course syllabi if available), and letters from three professional references.

Open Date 07/18/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdjobs.com
    • Referred by University of La Verne Employee
    • University of La Verne Website
    • ScholarlyHires.com
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter with Teaching Philosophy
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Agenda
  4. List of 3-5 Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Graduate School Transcripts
  5. Course Syllabi
  6. Teaching Evaluations
  7. Transcripts
  8. Student Evaluations
  9. Samples of Published Research
  10. Peer-reviewed publication