Assistant Professor, Psychology (Undergraduate)

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University of La Verne

Assistant Professor, Psychology (Undergraduate)

Job Description Summary:
The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning and Community and Civic Engagement.

If you're passionate about these values, join us at the University of La Verne!
The University of La Verne invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in psychology to begin in fall 2020.

Specific Duties:

The position will require teaching a full course load (3 courses each semester) in the undergraduate psychology program, scholarship in the applicant’s respective field, and service to the department, college, and university.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications for the undergraduate position includes a doctoral degree in psychology. Applicants with the following specialties are encouraged to apply: child, cognitive, developmental, evaluation/measurement, experimental, forensic, health, learning/behavior, personality, quantitative, or social. We particularly welcome candidates who have an interest in teaching undergraduate courses in Statistics, Research Methods, and Experimental Psychology.

Preferred Qualifications:
There is an expectation of quality teaching and scholarship in a comprehensive liberal arts university with a commitment to multiculturalism and a very diverse student body. Members from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Location: La Verne Central Campus

Special Instructions: Review of applicants for this position will begin October 14, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should include a cover letter of interest describing their teaching philosophy and research experience, curriculum vita, a diversity statement, representative publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a list of 3-5 professional references. The diversity statement should include your interpretation of diversity, inclusivity, and equity along with examples of how your educational, professional and background/philosophy affirm the core values of diversity and inclusivity.
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Institutional Profile
Located in Southern California, the University of La Verne offers a distinctive and relevant educational experience to a diverse population of students, preparing them for successful careers and a commitment to lifelong learning across the liberal arts and professional programs. The academic units of the not-for-profit university include the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Public Management, the LaFetra College of Education, and the College of Law. The university offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including degree programs tailored for working adults. The university's central campus is located 30 miles east of Los Angeles in the historic Old Town section of La Verne, a city with a population of approximately 35,000 at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The university also has eight regional campuses throughout California and the College of Law campus in Ontario, California. The university is classified as a Carnegie Doctoral Institution with moderate research activity. Core values are reflected throughout all curricular and co-curricular programs, its emphasis on close professor-student interaction, personal support of its students, and its diversity.

The University of La Verne prides itself in being reflective of the diversity of Southern California. Approximately 80 percent of its nearly 8,500 students come from diverse backgrounds and the U.S. Department of Education has designated the university as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). With 80,000 alumni, the university fulfills a critical community function in educating students from underserved populations, many of whom are the first generation in their family to attend college.

The University of La Verne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employment or employees on any basis prohibited by state and federal law. University of La Verne hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications and is consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, medical condition a or sexual orientation

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Posted: 8/15/2019
Application Due: 9/16/2019
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