ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION AVAILABILITY
Subject to Budgetary Approval
Department of Psychology
Biological Psychologist/Neuroscientist/Behavioral Medicine
Job Opening ID (JOID): 22940
Rank: Assistant Professor (tenure track)
- A Ph.D. in Psychology or related field from an accredited university by August 2015.
- Awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience are required.
- Commitment to and demonstrated potential for teaching excellence.
- Commitment to involve and mentor students in systematic investigation and research.
- Demonstrated potential in research through peer-reviewed publications and presentations
- A human research program requiring minimal research space or one that is supported through established partnerships with external research facilities.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to work in a collegial atmosphere of shared governance.
San Jose State University is a teaching institution that values mentored research. Teaching responsibilities for this position include undergraduate and graduate courses in biological psychology, neuroscience, psychopharmacology, writing, research methods, and introductory psychology as needed by the department. The successful applicant should be prepared to take an active role in the Department’s Masters of Arts in Research and Experimental Psychology program as an advisor serving on thesis committees. The candidate will participate in service through membership on department, college, and university committees, and through academic advising of students. The candidate must maintain a productive research program, which may consist of collaborative research across the University or with external medical or research facilities. The successful candidate must be prepared to address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 18, 2015
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
For full consideration send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy and research plans, available evidence of teaching effectiveness or evaluations, and at least three signed, original letters of reference with contact information by Friday, October 10, 2014 to*:
Dr. Ron Rogers
Department of Psychology
San José State University
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0120
*Please included the Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence
About the Department:
The Department of Psychology at San José State serves over 1200 majors with a dedicated full- and part-time faculty from all areas of psychology. The Department maintains a variety of facilities and support staff to enhance instruction and human research.
San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and Security Report is available. You may request a copy of San José State University’s annual safety report by contacting the University Police Department at (408) 924-2222 or by visiting the University Police Department website at (http://www.sjsu.edu/police.)