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Tenure Track Faculty - ABA Psychology

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

A list of required documents needed to apply to this posting can be found at the bottom of the posting under "Documents Needed to Apply". In Portfolio, include names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three recent professional references. In addition to the required documents, evidence of teaching and research experience should be emailed to the Behavior Analysis Screening Committee at psycabasearch@csus.edu. In addition, applicant should request three letters of recommendation to be emailed to psycabasearch@csus.edu or mailed to Chair of Behavior Analysis Psychology Screening Committee, Department of Psychology, California State University, Sacramento, 6000 J Street, MS 6007, Sacramento, CA 95819. A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Tenure Track Faculty - ABA Psychology
Job Code 2360-Tenure Track faculty
Full/Part Time Full Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Rank Assistant Professor
Salary Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience
Department Psychology
Hiring Department Summary

The Psychology Department at Sacramento State has 21 full-time faculty as well as part-time faculty members who serve more than 1,000 undergraduate majors and more than 50 graduate students. The Psychology Department features individual faculty research space, a psychological/behavioral services clinic, computer labs, technical/instructional support, and a small animal vivarium. The psychology department has a strong and ongoing relationship with the university’s Community Engagement Center, Center for Teaching and Learning, as well as multiple local schools and community partners. Our undergraduate program is designed to give all students a well-rounded education in the areas of psychology, as well as to provide a strong preparation for those who seek advanced study in psychology. Students who successfully complete our program receive a Bachelor of Arts degree. In addition to the undergraduate major, the Psychology Department offers an undergraduate certificate in behavior analysis and a master’s program with specializations in behavior analysis, general psychology, and industrial-organizational psychology.
The Psychology Department is housed in the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies, consisting of 11 academic departments, three independent and interdisciplinary academic programs, and several centers and institutes. The College is a congenial and cohesive unit both academically and administratively.

Essential Duties

- Teach undergraduate and graduate psychology courses.
- Develop a focused and productive program of Behavior Analysis research that involves undergraduate and graduate students.
- Provide advising to Psychology majors.
- Supervise Master’s level theses students.
- Provide service to the department, college, University, and community.
- Work as a cooperative member in the function of the department, including curriculum development, assessment, accreditation and program review.
- Work with diverse populations of students, faculty and staff.

Required Qualifications

- Ph.D. from an accredited university with a specialty in Applied Behavior Analysis or the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. ABD candidates will be considered for appointment with the requirement that the degree must be completed by January 2019.
- The faculty member is expected to have a strong background in one or more areas within the field.
- Candidates with a background in clinical areas should either be eligible for or have obtained BCBA certification. Candidates who are eligible to sit for the BCBA exam, are expected to obtain their certification on or before January 15th, 2019.
- Demonstrated ability or potential to teach undergraduate- and graduate-level courses.
- Potential or proven track record as a researcher.

Preferred Qualifications

- Teaching and research experience in the field of behavior analysis at the college level.
- Ability and desire to teach introductory psychology, research methods, and other undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.
- Interest and ability in using a wide variety of teaching methodologies.
- Applied experience in the field of Behavior Analysis (if applicable).

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F0017P
Anticipated Start Date Fall 2018
Initial Application Review 11/01/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

A list of required documents needed to apply to this posting can be found at the bottom of the posting under “Documents Needed to Apply”. In Portfolio, include names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three recent professional references.

In addition to the required documents, evidence of teaching and research experience should be emailed to the Behavior Analysis Screening Committee at psycabasearch@csus.edu.

In addition, applicant should request three letters of recommendation to be emailed to psycabasearch@csus.edu or mailed to Chair of Behavior Analysis Psychology Screening Committee, Department of Psychology, California State University, Sacramento, 6000 J Street, MS 6007, Sacramento, CA 95819.

A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Campus Diversity Statement

Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country, and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region’s students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html.

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html.

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Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSU Careers Website
    • CalJobs Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Current eReferral
    • Website
    • HERC Website
    • Newspaper ad
  3. * Are you currently a LECTURER at this or any other California State University?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Statement of Scholarly Interests
  6. Portfolio
Optional Documents