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UC San Bernardino - Tenure-track Asst./Assoc. Biopsychology

News Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 13:15

Department of Psychology, Assistant or Associate Professor in Biological Psychology

California State University, San Bernardino

San Bernardino, CA

Work type: Instructional Faculty Tenured/Tenure-Track

JOB SUMMARY

The Department of Psychology at California State University, San Bernardino invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level in biological psychology. The successful candidate will have the expertise to teach courses in various areas of biopsychology as well as animal learning. Examples of such courses include behavioral neuroscience, brain and behavior, neuropsychiatric disorders, and advanced seminar in biological psychology. Individuals with research interests in neuroendocrinology, drug addiction, the neurobiology of learning and memory, or psychopharmacology are especially encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in behavioral neuroscience, experimental psychology, or a related area is required at the time of appointment. The start date for the position is August 15, 2022.

TYPICAL ACTIVITIES

The candidate will have opportunities to teach from a wide selection of our current departmental course offerings, both core and elective courses. Examples of possible courses for this position include biological psychology, brain and behavior, behavioral neuroscience, learning and motivation, drugs and behavior, developmental psychobiology, and neuropsychiatric disorders. Applicants must exhibit a strong ability to publish peer-reviewed research in their area of expertise, and express the capability to mentor students in their area. Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students across a wide range of disciplines. Ideally, the candidate's research agenda would have the potential for future extramural funding.

Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff and students across a wide range of disciplines.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in hand by time of appointment. (specify degree or degrees)
  • Doctoral degree in Biological Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience, Experimental Psychology, or related area in hand by time of appointment.
  • The successful candidate will have the expertise to teach courses in various areas of biopsychology as well as animal learning and is expected to demonstrate strong abilities in research, teaching, and supervision of undergraduate and graduate theses.
  • Qualified candidates must demonstrate potential for excellence in both undergraduate and graduate teaching, exhibit research potential as evidenced by engaging in publishable research in their area of expertise, and possess the capability to attract and mentor students in their research area.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience teaching at the undergraduate level at a comprehensive university.
  • Experience advising and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds, non-traditional students, and first-generation students.
  • Potential for securing external funding is also a consideration.
  • Evidence of scholarly activity, publication, and innovation is valued. Evidence of exemplary graduate-level teaching and leadership experience at program level is preferred and should be noted in application.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Psychology is one of the largest departments at CSUSB, with 25 full-time and 22 part-time faculty, 105 graduate students, and 2100 undergraduates. The department offers one undergraduate major in Psychology with three formal concentrations - General Psychology, Biological Psychology and Industrial and Organizational Psychology. In addition, the department houses three master's programs: Clinical/Counseling Psychology, Psychological Science, and Industrial and Organizational Psychology. In its annual list of America's Best Colleges, USNEWS and World Report recognizes psychology as one of CSUSB's highly respected academic departments.

To find out more about the Department of Psychology please visit our website: https://www.csusb.edu/psychology

For more information regarding the position, please contact:

Recruitment Chair

Dionisio Amodeo

909-537-3587

Dionisio.Amodeo@csusb.edu

Department Chair

Christina Hassija

909-537-5481

chasija@csusb.edu

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter that includes a statement of your teaching philosophy and a statement of your research experience and goals.
  • If available, evidence of teaching effectiveness such as teaching portfolios, reports on teaching observations, and/or student evaluations of teaching.
  • Unofficial copies of all postsecondary degree transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment).
  • Reference List - names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) referees whom we may contact to obtain letters of recommendation.
  • Diversity Statement, which may include your interpretation of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and must include specific examples of how your background and your educational and/or professional experiences have prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 1,000 words).
  • Confidential letters of recommendation may be solicited from those listed as references on the application if the applicant is moved forward in the recruitment process. Non-confidential letters of recommendation can be uploaded by the applicant during the application process.

Formal review of applications will begin December 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply by using this CSU Recruit Hyperlink at:

https://secure.dc4.pageuppeople.com/apply/873/gateway/Default .aspx?c=apply&sJobIDs=506271&SourceTypeID=803&sLanguage=en-us&lApplicationSubSourceID=11243

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