The Psychology Department at Sacramento State has 25 tenure-track faculty as well as multiple lecturers who serve more than 1,400 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 and 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 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 master's programs 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.
The position is open to all sub-disciplines of Psychology and closely related fields that are relevant to the psychological study of gender. These include, but are not limited to, social, personality, developmental, clinical, cultural, community psychology, and health psychology.
- Teach undergraduate and graduate psychology courses. - Develop a focused and productive program of empirical research on the psychological study of gender that involves undergraduate and graduate students. - Provide advising to Psychology majors. - Supervise Master's level theses students. - Provide service to the Psychology Department, College, University, and community. - Work as a cooperative member in the function of the department, including curriculum development, assessment, accreditation and program review.
- Ph.D. in Psychology, or a closely related field, from an accredited university. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, all requirements for the degree must be completed by January 2021. - Strong background in the psychological study of gender, with a focus on people's lived intersectional realities. - Substantial potential or demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses. - Proven ability to conduct original and meaningful empirical research. - Knowledge of and commitment to diversity and issues of just, equitable, and inclusive education. - Potential or demonstrated ability to mentor and support students from diverse backgrounds. - Ability to work collegially in a multicultural environment.
- Teaching experience in the field of Psychology or a related field at the college level. - Ability and desire to teach the Psychology of Women. - Ability and desire to contribute to other teaching needs within the department, such as the Psychology of Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity, the Psychology of Human Sexuality, introductory psychology, research methods, quantitative and/or qualitative methods and other courses within the candidate's expertise. - Ability to apply a woman-of-color or global feminist perspective with an emphasis on intersectionality. - Interest and ability in using a wide variety of teaching methodologies, including feminist pedagogical practices. - Research experience in the psychological study of gender. The preferred candidate will have substantial potential or demonstrated ability to conduct a program of empirical research on the psychological study of gender that extends beyond the treatment of gender as a variable, and instead considers gender as a social construction, with a focus upon intersectionality, lived-experiences and/or other more nuanced ways of understanding gender and gender identity.
This is a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning with the Fall 2020 semester. Salary will be dependent upon qualifications and professional experience.
Initial Application Review: 10/02/2019
Posting Number: F0133P
Internal Number: 4291
About California State University, Sacramento
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.Sacramento State is in the heart of Northern California and just five miles from the State Capitol. With more than 30,000 students and 1,600 full- and part-time faculty, Sacramento State is California's capital university. Quality teaching is a top priority at Sacramento State, which offers a wide range of degrees, programs, and career opportunities - and its lush, 300-acre campus is situation along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas.