Tenure Track Positions – Department of Psychology, San Diego State University

Tenure Track Positions – Department of Psychology, San Diego State University

Tenure Track Positions – Department of Psychology, San Diego State University

The Department of Psychology at San Diego State University invites applications for three tenure-track positions. For all positions, candidates must hold a PhD in a domain of Psychology or allied discipline. Candidates should have a strong record of research productivity and demonstrated potential for extramural funding and teaching effectiveness. They would be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, mentor undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students, and engage in department, college, and university-level service activities. The Psychology Department has an APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology offered jointly with the Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, and its faculty are affiliated with a range of doctoral programs throughout the university including programs in Public Health, Language and Communicative Disorders, and Computational Sciences, as well as the Biomedical Informatics Research Center. The Psychology Department also has an MA program with research areas that include behavioral and cognitive neuroscience, developmental psychology, learning and cognition, physical and/or mental health research, and social/personality psychology; an MS program in applied psychology with emphases in industrial/organizational and program evaluation; and a large and diverse population of undergraduate majors. Additional information about SDSU and the Psychology Department can be found at http://www.sdsu.edu/ and http://www.psychology.sdsu.edu.

We invite applications for three tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor rank. (See unique urls below for complete advertisements.)

Human Neurogenetics: We seek an individual who studies the links between genes, brain, and behavior, with focus on brain-based disorders. Candidates may hold a PhD in a discipline other than Psychology if appropriate for the position (e.g., Behavioral Genetics). Applicants combining genetic and neuroscience techniques (such as imaging genetics) are encouraged. The position is offered in the context of a newly approved Area of Excellence in Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience at San Diego State University.  Apply at http://apply.interfolio.com/25905.

Prevention-to-Intervention Health Science: This position will complement existing departmental strengths in translational health science. We seek an individual with an established translational research program focused on prevention and/or evidence-based treatment of major chronic conditions such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, rheumatic diseases, or other aspects of physical health. Preference will be given to candidates with an interest in developing and implementing research in diverse populations.  Apply at http://apply.interfolio.com/25904.

Culture and Diversity (Open Area): This position focuses upon issues related to culture, diversity, disparities, or discrimination. The position is open to all sub-disciplines of psychology, including behavioral and cognitive neuroscience, clinical, developmental, industrial-organizational, learning and cognition, program evaluation, and social/personality. Apply at http://apply.interfolio.com/25902.

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups. The College of Sciences is host to a large number of federally-funded minority training programs (described at http://www.sci.sdsu.edu/casa/).

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, research statement, teaching statement (including evidence of teaching effectiveness), a current curriculum vitae, up to 3 representative reprints, and 3 letters of reference. Please specify the position (Human Neurogenetics; Prevention to Intervention Health Science; Culture and Diversity) in your letter of interest. Review of applications will begin immediately and the final deadline for receipt of applications is November 30, 2014.