University of California, Santa Cruz University of California, Santa Cruz, Psych
Sep 10, 2019Full time
Psychology: Assistant Teaching Professor (Open Until Filled; Initial Review 11/20/19) Recruitment Period Open date: September 5th, 2019 N ext review date: Monday, Jan 6, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled. Description The https://psychology.ucsc.edu/ at the University of California, Santa Cruz invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position in Psychology. We seek outstanding applicants who have a demonstrated record of independent teaching (i.e., beyond teaching assistantships (TA)), professional achievement and activity, and service in psychology. We are looking for someone who will primarily teach undergraduate courses in abnormal psychology and clinical psychology. Secondarily, the person would also teach at least one of the following: introductory psychology, statistics, or research methods. The ability to teach a seminar to graduate students on teaching in psychology is preferred (but not required). Also, the ability to teach courses in one or more of the following: developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, or social psychology is preferable (but not required). Finally, experience teaching large lecture courses (with 100 or more students) as the instructor of record is preferable (but not required). Teaching duties will typically involve teaching six undergraduate classes each year. The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach courses within the undergraduate curriculum, to maintain an active profile of professional activities in the discipline of psychology and/or its pedagogy, to perform university, public, and professional service, and to be able to work with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We welcome candidates who understand the barriers facing women and minorities who are underrepresented in higher education careers (as evidenced by life experiences and educational background), and who have experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion with respect to teaching, mentoring, life experiences, or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. ACADEMIC TITLE Assistant Teaching Professor (Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment) The Assistant Teaching Professor title confers the rights and responsibilities of membership in the Academic Senate and has the payroll title of “Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment” (LPSOE). An LPSOE is eligible for promotion to "Security of Employment," which is analogous to tenure.