Faculty in Leadership and Org. Psych. (F581)

California, Azusa, USA
Jul 10, 2017
Azusa Pacific
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering over 80 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report's Best Colleges for seven years running.

Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Leadership and Organizational Psychology

Position Tracking Number: F581

School/College: School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences

Department: Leadership and Organizational Psychology

Location: Azusa Campus


Work Matters. People Matter. Seeking a hard-working, educated, collaborative, innovative, and passionate individual to join the faculty team at Azusa Pacific University in the department of Leadership and Organizational Psychology.

The Department seeks to graduate scholar-practitioners equipped with a Christian worldview and prepared to be difference makers who support change, motivation, morale, and more in the workplace.

Do you enjoy engaging adult students in learning? Are you committed to building your own scholarship portfolio? Do you have applied experience to share? If you're interested in contributing to a healthy, thriving, and innovative community, read on…

Additional information and responsibilities:

  • 12-month, full-time faculty position (Assistant or Associate level)
  • Preparation of syllabi and teaching of curriculum according to the goals and objectives of the department
  • Student advising and office hours in relation to the course load carried, and as assigned in the faculty teaching assignment
  • Participation in faculty meetings and departmental activities as identified by the department chair or program director, and as assigned
  • Determination of student mastery of material and assign final course grades from evaluation of homework projects, research papers, and other assignments and activities related to course material
  • Assisting students with publication opportunities, as well as guiding and supporting thesis project


  • Courses are taught in both weekend sessions (two or three weekends per 8-week term) and/or weekly sessions (one night per week, per 8-week term)
  • Some courses are taught through a Blended Learning model. The ability to create and facilitate engaging interactive classroom learning is required
  • Knowledge of online teaching is a plus

Level: Assistant or Associate Professor


  • Ph.D., ABD (or equivalent degree) in Organizational Psychology or related area from an accredited institution


  • Teaching at the college or university level in a student centered environment is required
  • Preferred experience includes applied work in the field (i.e., experience in organizational consulting, program assessment, organizational development, or related field)
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional and scholarly activity
  • Demonstrated collegial teamwork, including a desire to collaborate with colleagues and contribute to the Department of Leadership and Organizational Psychology
  • Competence in working with students of diverse backgrounds
  • A demonstrated, vibrant Christian faith compatible with the mission of Azusa Pacific University

Workload: 12-month, full-time faculty position

Mental Demands:

  • Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects of work/life
  • Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information
  • Self-starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form

Hire Date: Open until filled.

Additional Information:

Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.

Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Azusa Pacific University conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Application Procedure:

To apply, visit http://www.apu.edu/cp/employment/. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

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