Cleveland State University-Assistant Professor of Psychology

Cleveland State University-Assistant Professor of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Cleveland State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position from individuals who specialize in any area of clinical psychology, cognitive neuroscience, health psychology, or sensation/perception. The appointment will begin on August 22, 2016. This is a full-time tenure track position.

The department’s goal is to appoint the applicant with one of these specializations who will best contribute to one or more of the department’s programs. These include an undergraduate program; master’s programs with concentrations in clinical psychology, experimental research, industrial-organizational psychology, and diversity management; a Psychology Specialist program in school psychology; and a doctoral program in Adult Development and Aging (in collaboration with the University of Akron). (For information about the department, see http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/dept/psychology/index.html). In addition, the University, College of Sciences and Health Professions, and Psychology Department seek to attract a diverse and culturally sensitive faculty of the highest caliber. Women are especially encouraged to apply. The primary responsibilities of the appointee will be to conduct a research program that includes mentoring undergraduate and graduate students and advising theses; to teach undergraduate and graduate courses; and to engage in department, college, and/or university service. Minimum Qualification: Completion of all requirements for a doctoral degree in psychology or closely related field by July 1, 2016. Preferred Qualifications: A record of scholarship in clinical psychology, cognitive neuroscience, health psychology, or sensation/perception, commensurate with experience; potential for securing external funding for research, or record of securing external funding commensurate with experience; teaching interests in area of specialization; potential for, or record of, successful teaching; and the ability to contribute through teaching, research, and/or service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community.

Application Requirements: Applications will be accepted exclusively online at http://hrjobs.csuohio.edu/postings/3150. To apply, please upload word or pdf files that include (1) a letter describing how you satisfy the preferred qualifications; (2) your curriculum vitae; (3) as many as three representative (p) reprints (if available); and (4) evidence of teaching success (if available). In your letter, you should describe your research interests and plans, including any current external funding and plans for seeking external funding for your research; your teaching interests and experience; and how you might contribute through teaching, research, and/or service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community. As part of the online application process, you will be asked to provide the names and contact information (including an email address) for three references, each of whom will be asked to upload a letter on your behalf using a link that will be emailed to him or her. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2015. Inquiries may be sent to [email protected]. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Hiring is contingent on maintaining existing levels of funding from the state of Ohio. Any offer of employment is contingent on the University’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check. It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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