Assistant Professor of Psychology (Professional Faculty) (F689)

Job description

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 Professor of Psychology (Professional Faculty)

Position Tracking Number: F689

School/College: School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences

Department: Psychology

Location: Azusa, Murrieta, High Desert, San Diego Regional Centers

Description: Full-time 11-month faculty position in psychology. The Department of psychology seeks a full-time faculty person. All applicants must hold an M.S. or Ph.D. from an accredited university. Area of specialization is open but organizational or community psychology preferred. Candidates would be primarily responsible for assisting in program development and community partnership development, student mentoring and advisement, teaching a range of core psychology courses and courses in their specialty, and maintaining active involvement in professional/scholarship activities.

Specialization: Open with preference for organizational psychology and community psychology.


  • Program development and administration, community partnership development, mentoring, professional/scholarship engagement, university community service and teaching.
  • May be needed to work at alternative Regional Campuses or Sites.

Level: Assistant Professor

Qualifications: All applicants must hold an M.A., M.S., or Ph.D. from an accredited University. Clinical applicants must hold a degree from APA-accredited program, have completed an APA-accredited internship, and hold a California psychology license or be license-eligible.

Experience: Excellence in university teaching, a strong Christian commitment, experience in service to a university, evidence of scholarly research and publications in the field of psychology are expected.

Workload: Full-time, Professional Faculty, 11-month position.

Hire Date: Open until filled

Mental Demands:

  • Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects.
  • Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
  • Ability to collaborate with other faculty and staff and maintain collegial relations.
  • Self starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.

Additional Information:

Candidates must align with Azusa Pacific University's Christian identity. Faculty members are expected to sign a Statement of Faith (available at, to adhere to the policies outlined in the Faculty Handbook, and to integrate the Christian faith in teaching and scholarship.

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 Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.




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Job No: F689
Posted: 2/1/2018
Application Due: 4/2/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable