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Tenure Track Faculty - Clinical 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". Required application materials are: 1) Curriculum vitae (include contact information for at least three recent professional references as the last page of your CV); 2) Cover letter; 3) Unofficial transcripts of all college work (official transcripts required if invited for an interview); 4) Teaching philosophy; 5) Statement of scholarly interests. Also, evidence of teaching experience (e.g., syllabi, exams, course evaluations) and evidence of research experience (e.g., reprints, preprints, grant applications) should be emailed to the Clinical Psychology Screening Committee at ClinicalPsycSearch@csus.edu. In addition, applicants should request three confidential letters of recommendation to be emailed or mailed separately to Chair of Clinical Psychology Screening Committee, Department of Psychology, California State University, Sacramento, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6007.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Tenure Track Faculty - Clinical 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 Bachelors 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 specialization 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 courses in clinical
psychology (e.g., Abnormal Psychology, Personality Theories, Psychological Testing), undergraduate courses in research methods and statistics, and courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.
- Advise and supervise undergraduate and graduate students including Master’s level thesis students.
- Maintain an active research program with productivity relevant to clinical psychology and is appropriate for student involvement and complements existing department scholarship.
- Contribute service to department, college, university, community, and profession.
- Work effectively with culturally diverse, marginalized, and/or underrepresented populations.

Required Qualifications

- Ph.D. from an accredited university with a specialty in clinical
psychology. ABD candidates may be considered for appointment with the requirement that the degree must be completed by January 2019.
- Completion of an APA-accredited pre-doctoral clinical internship by August 15, 2018.
- Psychologist license or license eligibility in the State of California. If license eligible, must become licensed as a psychologist in the State of California by December 2023.
- Background and training in clinical psychology (evidence by
coursework and/or experience).
- Training appropriate to university level teaching, research, and service activities.
- Demonstrated teaching ability with college-level courses.
- Proven track-record as a researcher.

Preferred Qualifications

- Postdoctoral or other advanced training in research and clinical specialty.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F0018P
Anticipated Start Date Fall 2018
Initial Application Review 10/27/2017
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”.
Required application materials are:
1) Curriculum vitae (include contact information for at least three recent professional references as the last page of your CV);
2) Cover letter;
3) Unofficial transcripts of all college work (official transcripts required if invited for an interview);
4) Teaching philosophy;
5) Statement of scholarly interests.

Also, evidence of teaching experience (e.g., syllabi, exams, course evaluations) and evidence of research experience (e.g., reprints, preprints, grant applications) should be emailed to the Clinical Psychology Screening Committee at ClinicalPsycSearch@csus.edu.

In addition, applicants should request three confidential letters of recommendation to be emailed or mailed separately to Chair of Clinical Psychology Screening Committee, Department of Psychology, California State University, Sacramento, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6007.

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
Optional Documents