Job: Psychology, Human Development at California State University San Marcos

California State University San Marcos expects to hire one new tenure-track assistant professor for Fall 2012. Applicants for this position must provide evidence of teaching excellence, interest in supervising Master’s theses, and the ability to involve undergraduate students in an active research program. Only candidates with active research programs will be considered. We welcome applicants with interest in interdisciplinary work and research taking advantage of our ethnically diverse region. Ph.D. should be completed prior to date of appointment.

We are seeking an individual with a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology, Human Development, or a related field with expertise in developmental psychopathology and/or developmental disabilities. The successful candidate will teach courses in development across the lifespan (lower division, upper division, and graduate levels) and developmental psychopathology or developmental disabilities of children/adolescents. Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of experience in working with and/or conducting research on atypically-developing children/adolescents.

Log on to to submit a CV, statement of research/teaching interests and accomplishments, and representative course evaluations. In addition, arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to DEVELOPMENTAL SEARCH, Department of Psychology, California State University San Marcos, San Marcos, CA 92096.

Direct any inquiries to: Maureen Fitzpatrick

A review of applications will begin on 10/15/11; however, the position will be open until filled.

The university is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, sexual orientation and identity, gender, age, and disability or veteran’s status.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HIS) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit for more information.


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