Assistant Professor of Psychology, Tenure Track - Saint Mary's College-California in Moraga California

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Saint Mary's College-California

Moraga, California 94575

United States

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Assistant Professor of Psychology, Tenure Track
Saint Mary's College of California

Closing Date/Time: Thu. 11/01/12 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job Type: Faculty
Location: Main Campus, 1928 Saint Mary's Road, Moraga, CA 94556, California

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and liberal arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and liberal arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

Saint Mary's College invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Psychology, beginning Fall 2013. Faculty contractual responsibilities allow a teaching load of six (6) courses in the academic year, inclusive of one (1) course during January.

The responsibilities for this position will include teaching sections of our two-semester integrated Research Methods / Statistical Analysis sequence and Personality Psychology. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach other courses as well, potentially including Introductory Psychology and Abnormal Psychology. It is anticipated the person in this position will at some point have the opportunity to teach in the College's signature Collegiate Seminar and Jan Term programs.

Other duties include: Maintaining a vibrant research program into which SMC student research can be integrated. Participation in departmental and college activities including committee work and curriculum is expected. The candidate should have a strong commitment to academic advising and mentoring to a diverse student population.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the mission of the College, which is informed, animated and expressed through its Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions.

Experience and Qualifications:
Ph.D in Psychology is required. Candidates should have a record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, with preference given to those candidates who have successfully taught the courses listed above.

Supplemental Information:
Application Instructions: Please apply on-line at
Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College.

A complete application includes:
• A letter of interest and how you are prepared to support the Mission of the College
• Please submit a curriculum vitae (CV), a summary of teaching philosophy, a summary of current research plans, graduate transcripts, three letters of reference* and official documentation of the latest year (or preferably two) of teaching evaluations. Note: All documents except letters of reference should be uploaded as pdf or MS Word files.
• Please arrange to have the three letters of reference sent to Jose Feito, Psychology Search Committee, Saint Mary’s College of California, P.O.Box 3011, Moraga, 94575, or

Candidates who submit names of references should expect that references will be contacted, in confidence, by the College and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire.

Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry.

Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act

Notification with regard to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act.

As provided by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, Saint Mary’s College of California through its Department of Public Safety, annually provides notice and makes available copies of the Annual Security Report, to the campus community, prospective students, employees and the public. Each Security Report includes statistics for the past three years concerning crimes and incidents (whether they occurred on campus, in off-campus building and property owned or controlled by the College, or on public property adjacent to campus) reported to campus security authorities. Each Security Report also provides campus policies and practices concerning security – how to report sexual assaults and other crimes, crime prevention efforts, policies/laws governing alcohol and drugs, victims’ assistance programs, student discipline, college resources, and other matters. The Security Report is publicly available electronically or hard copy in the following ways: electronically:; in person: Department of Public Safety, Administrative Office, Siena Hall: or by or by Mail or Telephone Request: Department of Public Safety, P.O. Box 3111, Moraga, CA 94575-3111 (925) 631-4052.

In addition, as provided by the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act, the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office maintains a Megan’s Law database of sex crime offenders, which information may be obtained from the Sheriff’s office located at 500 Court Street, Martinez, Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.


Keyword Phrases

  • Psychology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: At least 1 years
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Best if Apply By 11/1/2012