SDSU - Tenure Track Positions Available

The Department of Psychology at San Diego State University invites applications for two tenure-track positions, both open rank and open area but one with a focus on Cancer Disparities. For both positions, candidates must hold a PhD in a domain of Psychology or allied discipline. Candidates would be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, mentor Masters and Doctoral-level graduate students, and engage in department, college, and university-level service activities.
For the Open Area position, we seek an individual, in any research specialization, with a strong record of research productivity, extramural funding, and teaching effectiveness. The university commits 25% of salary with the expectation that the successful candidate will secure the remaining salary via extramural funds. The relative balance of research and teaching will be proportional to candidates' extramural support. The position carries with it the opportunity to collaborate with scientists in diverse disciplines throughout the San Diego area.
The Cancer Disparities position may be in any area of psychology as long as the research focuses on cancer disparities. Opportunities for the cancer disparities position exist within the NCI-funded U54 Partnership grants held jointly between SDSU and UCSD, including membership in the UCSD Moores Cancer Center, access to relevant Moores Cancer Center resources, and opportunities to collaborate with scientists from the Moores Cancer Center. Strong preference will be given to candidates with significant extramural support and interest in developing and implementing research related to culturally diverse populations.
The Psychology Department has an APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology offered jointly with the Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, and its faculty are affiliated with a range of doctoral programs throughout the university including programs in Public Health, Language and Communicative Disorders, and Computational Sciences. The Psychology Department also has MA programs in psychology with emphases in behavioral and cognitive neuroscience, developmental, learning and cognition, physical and/or mental health research, and social/personality; an MS program in applied psychology with emphases in industrial/organizational and program evaluation; and a large and diverse population of undergraduate majors. Additional information about SDSU and the Psychology Department can be found at and

The university and the department seek a diverse faculty. We seek candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate students from diverse cultural backgrounds. SDSU and the San Diego research community beyond our campus provide a very rich environment for interdisciplinary and collaborative work. Applicants should send a letter of application, a statement of teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching excellence (including student evaluations, if available), curriculum vitae, no more than 4 reprints or preprints, and at least 2 letters of reference to and also send a hard copy to Search Committee, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego CA 92182-4611. Please specify the position (either Open Area or Cancer Disparities) in the letter of application. Review of applications will begin immediately but the deadline for applications is December 31, 2011. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment is subject to budgetary considerations. SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.