Vacancy: Tenure-Track Assistant Profesor, California State University

Vacancy: Tenure-Track Assistant Profesor, California State University

California State University, Sacramento invites applications for a tenure track position in Child Development at the Assistant Professor rank beginning Autumn 2018. Required qualifications include an earned PhD/EdD in Child/Human Development, Applied Developmental Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Developmental Science, Education, and Psychology, or an equivalent programme.

ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, all degree requirements must be completed by August 2018. Candidates must also specialise in qualitative research methods and have a strong background in developmental theory as demonstrated in their teaching, research, or professional experience. Preference will be shown for candidates who have demonstrated experience and effectiveness in college level, undergraduate, and/or graduate level teaching.

We also prefer candidates with a clearly defined interdisciplinary programme of qualitative research and publication focusing on children, adolescents, and/or young adults, or demonstrated potential for establishing such a record. We prefer candidates with experience in educational settings and/or curriculum development.

Additional preferred qualifications include leadership potential, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with children, students, families, and communities representing diverse populations from diverse backgrounds.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Child/Human Development, specifically courses grounded in qualitative enquiry and related to the candidate’s areas of interest; maintaining a rigorous programme of qualitative research; supervising and sponsoring student scholarship; assisting with advising and curriculum development/assessment; working collegially with other faculty; and contributing to service in the programme, college, university, and profession.

Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience. Submit

  • a cover letter describing interest and qualifications for this position;
  • a current curriculum vitae with the names and contact information of three references who can speak to the candidates’ professional qualifications at the last page;
  • a statement of teaching philosophy (including evidence of effectiveness and experiences serving diverse student populations);
  • a statement of research interests;
  • a writing sample (e.g., a recent publication);
  • unofficial transcripts of all graduate-level work (official copies required if offered the position).

Screening of applications to begin on 20 November 2017. Position is open until filled.

California State University, Sacramento is an employer with a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. Find more details about the job posting here.

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