Assistant Professor of Psychology and Sociology

first_imgJob Title:  Assistant/Associate Professorof Psychology and SociologyJob Classification: Full-time, 12 Month,Exempt Closing Date:  Position open untilfilledSupervisor: Faculty in the Department ofHumanities and Social Sciences report directly to the departmentchair, Dr. William Davis ([email protected]).California Northstate University College of HealthSciences is a community of faculty, staff, and students dedicatedto the mission of transforming education in the health sciences. Weare a team-oriented group interested in supporting a studentcentered and innovative educational environment and seekindividuals interested in excelling at their own immediateresponsibilities and contributing to the College and University asa whole.California Northstate University (CNU) is a private universitywith the main campus located in Elk Grove, California,approximately 15 miles south of Sacramento. CNU is accredited bythe Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities ofthe Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The ElkGrove facility currently houses the College of Pharmacy, College ofMedicine and College of Psychology. The California Northstate University College of Health Sciences(CNUCHS) campus is located at 2910 Prospect Park Drive, RanchoCordova, CA 95670.  We offer a traditional Bachelor of Sciencein Health Sciences degree in addition to accelerated undergraduateand post-baccalaureate programs. The CNUCHS curriculum is designedto provide excellent academic preparation for careers in thebiomedical professions.Courses/Projects of Primary TeachingResponsibility:Psychology Courses (some mix of these): General, Social;Abnormal; Cognitive; Psychology for the Health ProfessionsIntroductory Sociology; Sociology for Health PractitionersElective(s) in Psychology, SociologyResearch MethodsCourse-based Undergraduate Research Experiences Minimum Qualifications:   Applicantshould hold a doctorate degree in Psychology or Sociology. ABD andcandidates with a Master’s degree will be considered. Applicantswith interdisciplinary training and teaching experience are highlydesired. A demonstrated ability to develop innovative teachingstrategies, including hybrid and online courses, and experienceworking with diverse groups are also preferred.Applicants should submit:Cover letter that addresses qualifications, experience, andcareer goalsCurriculum vitaeTranscripts of all college work (unofficial copies accepted forapplication review; official copies are required at time ofhire)Statement of teaching and scholarly interestsNames, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three (3)references who can be contacted by the Search Committee and who canspeak to a broad range of candidate’s professionalqualificationsPlease submit ALL application materials to the Chair ofHumanities and Social Sciences ([email protected]).Specific questions regarding course content, requiredqualifications, or additional application materials should beaddressed directly to the Chair of the department by email or byphone (916) 686‐7872.Please note that although the main campus for CaliforniaNorthstate University is located in Elk Grove, CA, this position islocated at our College of Health Sciences campus, in RanchoCordova, CA.California Northstate University is an Equal Opportunity andAffirmative Action Employer.  Women, people from culturallydiverse backgrounds, individuals with disabilities and veteransare encouraged to apply. Duties and Responsibilities:Plan courses and prepare syllabi for approval by the CurriculumCommitteeMaintain good working relationships with the Deans, DepartmentHead, administrative staff, and colleagues in the College of HealthSciencesMake effective use of appropriate technology, learningsoftware, and the learning management system in coursedeliveryDevelop an effective teaching style informed by best practicesin education literaturePerform data collection to monitor program and generaleducation learning outcomes—as needed to fulfill assessmentrequirements—and to track student successCommunicate effectively with students regarding course content,assignments, and examsKeep regular office hours for students; provide tutoringassistance as needed; and, perform student academic advisingdutiesKeep active in academic field of specialization throughprofessional development, scholarly research, publishing, andprofessional activitiesServe on college and university committees and engage inuniversity and community service including development of outreachactivitiesMentor and supervise undergraduate students in scholarlyresearch projectsParticipate in college and university programs to recruit andretain studentsParticipate in open houses and other college eventslast_img

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