Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track

Psychology, University of San Francisco

Job Summary:


The Department of Psychology at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin Fall 2020. This position seeks candidates

who have experience using cutting edge data science tools in their own research. The ideal candidate will be able to translate that experience into undergraduate education and mentorship, training our students in those skills. The specific area within psychology is open. The candidate will find ways to help the department build interdisciplinary connections to STEM focused departments such as computer science, data science, and engineering. Specialty area in Psychology: Open


Job Responsibilities:


The successful candidate will be expected to teach a subset of the following courses: Statistics, Research Design, Advanced Research Methods, and develop psychology courses in Advanced Statistics and/or Introductory Computer Programming for Psychology Majors, in addition to courses drawn from the candidate’s area of expertise. The standard teaching load for this position is two 4-unit courses per semester with an additional third course every fourth semester (2-2-2-3 over two years). The successful candidate will also be expected to maintain an active research program, preferably one that engages undergraduate students. Our department embraces the values of open and reproducible science. Candidates will also be expected to engage in service to the department, college, and university.


Minimum Qualifications:


University teaching experience; evidence of a strong commitment to teaching; evidence of research and scholarship; a strong commitment to undergraduate research training; Ph.D. in Psychology or a related field, earned by August, 2020; experience and willingness to work in a culturally diverse environment; and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University.


Required Materials:

Applications must be submitted online at Applicants should submit a cover letter summarizing interests and qualifications, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching ability (e.g., sample syllabi, teaching evaluations), a research statement, and three letters of recommendation. All of these elements should be submitted electronically as separate PDF documents.  Any questions can be sent to . For full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 21, 2019.


The University of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  The university does not discriminate in employment, educational services, or academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related), disability, or other bases prohibited by law, and will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities upon request.  We particularly encourage minority and women applicants for all positions.