Psychology Academic Job Postings

Computation / Open Area, Tenure Track (2017-2018)

Assistant Professor- Computation/Open area


The Psychology Department within the Division of Social Sciences at UC, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body. The Department invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position from candidates who take a computational approach to study any of the areas represented in the department (Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience, Developmental Psychology, and Social Psychology). Candidates must have a Ph.D. and have a record of publishable research demonstrating a computational approach to understanding behavior or links between the brain and behavior. Candidates with a track record of interdisciplinary and collaborative work and excellence in teaching will be given preference. We are especially interested in candidates who can demonstrably contribute to diversity, inclusion, and equity within an academic setting.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

To Apply:
Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, up to 4 selected reprints, names of 3 to 5 referees, and a personal statement that summarizes their past or potential contributions to diversity (see http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu for further information)
Please apply electronically via UCSD's AP On-Line RECRUIT at https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01542 Assistant Professor (JPF01542) - Computation/Open Area, Department of Psychology.

UCSD is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity (http://diversity.ucsd.edu).

 

Requirements

Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
  • Reprint/Misc (Optional)
  • Reprint/Misc (Optional)
  • Reprint/Misc (Optional)
  • Reprint/Misc (Optional)
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

References

3-5 letters of reference required

 

How to apply

  1. Create an ApplicantID
  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. Provide required reference information

Assistant Teaching Professor (2017-2018)

Assistant Teaching Professor

Academic Title: Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment

ASSISTANT TEACHING PROFESSOR SEARCH, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO. The Psychology Department (http://psy.ucsd.edu) within the Division of Social Sciences at UC, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body. The Department invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position in Psychology. This series parallels that of the research-focused series but with emphasis upon excellence in teaching and other instruction-related activities. Individuals in the position are expected to provide outstanding teaching, as well as to engage in professional activity (including research on pedagogy) and service related to the pedagogical mission of the department and university. This appointment confers membership in the Academic Senate, and, contingent upon promotion, tenure-paralleling security of employment.

Candidates will be favored who (1) have teaching expertise in any area of the psychological sciences, (2) have demonstrated superlative accomplishment in the classroom or other instructional milieu, (3) show potential or demonstrated educational leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and (4) will contribute to instruction-related activities (e.g., conducting TA training, curriculum development, creation of instructional materials including on-line instruction, employ new technologies) at the campus, statewide and national level. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or ABD in psychology, cognitive science, or a closely allied field.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin November 13, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

To Apply:Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, links to any documentation of teaching excellence (including instructional materials developed by the candidate, summaries of teaching evaluations, on-line instructional segments, reprints of scholarly articles particularly with a pedagogical focus), and a personal statement that summarizes their past or potential contributions to diversity (see http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu for further information). The candidate should also provide the names of three to five referees and request letters commenting on the candidate’s pedagogical skills, among other attributes. All materials should be submitted electronically via UCSD's AP On-Line RECRUIT at https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01553. Please apply to the following job posting: Assistant Teaching Professor – Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (JPF01553)

UCSD is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity (http://diversity.ucsd.edu).


Requirements

Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
  • Reprint / Misc (Optional)
  • Reprint / Misc (Optional)
  • Reprint / Misc (Optional)
  • Misc (Optional)

References

3-5 letters of reference required

How to apply

  • Create an ApplicantID
  • Provide required information and documents
  • Provide required reference information

To apply, please visit: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01553

Lecturer Pool (2017-2018)

The Psychology Department is committed to creating an inclusive environment, one that is supportive of all individuals, regardless of background, and to nurturing and developing that talent. We are committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and we welcome applicants whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to this commitment.

The Department of Psychology at the University of California, San Diego, is generating an applicant pool of qualified visiting instructors (“Lecturer” title series) to teach courses in the Department of Psychology, on a temporary basis should an opening arise. Applicants will be selected from this pool throughout the 2017-2018 academic year. The number of positions varies from academic term to academic term, depending on the needs of the Psychology Department. Positions typically start at the beginning of an academic quarter, and appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, performance and the Department's mandate to maintain intellectual diversity.

Appointments for fall quarter are usually reviewed as early as the preceding January and as late as September. Appointments for winter quarter are usually reviewed as early as May and June and as late as December. Appointments for spring quarter are usually reviewed as early as October and November and as late as March. 

Teaching Responsibilities

We are seeking outstanding visiting lecturers who can teach large courses (200 or more students) in the subject areas listed below:

Lower Division (freshmen and sophomores)

  • (Introduction to) Psychology
  • General Psychology: Biological Foundations
  • General Psychology: Cognitive Foundations
  • General Psychology: Behavioral Foundations
  • General Psychology: Social Foundations
  • General Psychology: Developmental Foundations
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Research Methods in Psychology

Upper Division (juniors and seniors)

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Sensory Neuroscience
  • Social Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Social Cognition
  • Gender
  • Behavior Modification
  • Social Psychology & Medicine
  • Psychological Disorders of Childhood
  • Adolescence
  • Illusions and the Brain
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Parenting
  • Criminology
  • Psychology of Emotion

We are also seeking outstanding visiting lecturers who can teach small classes (~150 students or fewer) in the subject areas listed below:

Upper Division

  • Clinical Assessment and Treatment
  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Psychology of Reading
  • Psychology of Language
  • Cognitive Development in Infancy
  • Social Psychology & Medicine
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • History of Psychology
  • Lab/Educational Research and Outreach
  • Lab/Clinical Psychology Research
  • Learning and Motivation
  • Lab/Operant Psychology
  • Logic of Perception
  • Human Behavior Laboratory
  • Evolution and Human Nature
  • Psychology of Consciousness
  • Tests and Measurement

General Duties

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include (but are not limited to) managing Teaching Assistants, holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website. Those teaching large courses are expected to work with, meet with, and mentor graduate student Teaching Assistants.

Minimum Basic Qualifications

The minimum qualifications required to be considered an applicant for the position include a PhD or equivalent in Psychology or a related field by the start date of service and relevant distinguished teaching experience to a diverse undergraduate student body.

The salary per course will be based on a minimum annual salary of $52,099 for six (6) large courses.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017; the posting will remain open for the duration of the year to accommodate upcoming course needs and new applicants.

To be considered, applicants must submit the following documents electronically via UCSD's applicant tracking system.

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness (preferably teaching evaluations)
  • Diversity of statement summarizing past or potential contributions to diversity (see further information)
  • Three references (contact information only)

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.