Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences - University of San Diego in San Diego California

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University of San Diego

San Diego, California 92110

United States


Detailed Job Description

Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences, University of San Diego

The Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of San Diego seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in the area of Biopsychology (Biological Psychology or Physiological Psychology). The department offers an undergraduate major and minor in Psychology and an interdisciplinary major in Behavioral Neuroscience. The successful applicant will be expected to teach upper-division courses including Biopsychology, an advanced research methods lab, and specialty courses in his/her area of expertise, and lower division courses such as Introductory Psychology, Research Methods, or Statistics. The typical teaching load is 3 courses per semester.

The department values a demonstrated commitment to both teaching and research, with a particular interest in applicants whose biopsychology research program utilizes rodent models and involves undergraduate students. The departmental expectation is that the bulk of the research program would primarily be conducted on the USD campus, but the department also encourages collaboration with other laboratories. Candidates with experience working with and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds are especially welcome to apply. All candidates should have completed a Ph.D. in Psychology by June 2015.

The University of San Diego is a liberal arts Catholic institution whose mission strongly supports academic excellence, diversity, community and compassionate service. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment and to principles that promote inclusive practices. Candidates must submit a vita and statements on teaching and research in a single file, along with three letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations, and a representative sample of reprints. All materials should be in PDF and submitted to the University recruitment website at .  Look for job IRC14167.  Letters of recommendation, and any questions about the position, can be submitted to Dr. Veronica Galvan, Search Committee Chair, by e-mail ( or mail to , Department of Psychological Sciences, University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego CA  92110. Materials must be received by September 15th, 2014.


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  • Psychological Sciences
  • San Diego
  • Assistant Professor
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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