Asst Professor of Community & Latina/o Psychology @ Central Connecticut State University

Jan 17, 2019

Assistant Professor C19-046 Department of Psychological Science

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Psychological Science. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Community Psychology and Latina/o or Puerto Rican Psychology. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and work with a diverse student body. The regular teaching load is 12 hours per semester with some evening classes required.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Community Psychology (or related field) with a specialization related to Latina/o or Puerto Rican Psychology. ABD candidates may be considered, but the Ph.D. must be earned by the date of appointment.
  • Ability to teach courses in Community Psychology and Latina/o or Puerto Rican Psychology
  • Evidence of effective teaching.
  • Evidence of active research (e.g., publications and presentations at professional conferences).
  • Programmatic research plan.
  • Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse communities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • College-level teaching experience in Community Psychology and/or courses related to Latina/o or Puerto Rican Psychology or culture.
  • Ability to teach courses in Research Methods.
  • A demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student population.

The University: CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. As of fall 2018, CCSU serves approximately 11,822 students - 9,546 undergraduates, and 2,276 graduates. CCSU is richly diverse: more than 34 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our web site at http://www.ccsu.edu/.

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city with a population of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital of culture-rich Hartford. CCSU is currently in a large-scale community engagement initiative, designed to more effectively embrace our communities as the “steward of central Connecticut.” Pursuing a range of partnership arrangements with area businesses, schools, agencies, and more, this initiative will create significant new opportunities for student internships, faculty research, as well as an expanding array of cultural collaborations with the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, city theatres, the world-renowned New Britain Museum of American Art, and other area attractions.

Application and Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by February 18, 2019. Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. Incomplete applications will not be considered. To begin the application process, go to www.ccsu.edu/jobs or click on Apply Now and electronically submit the following:

  • Letter of interest addressing all the qualifications for the position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • A statement of research interest
  • A statement of teaching philosophy
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness, i.e., student evaluations
  • Names of three current professional references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers
  • For ABD candidates, letter from thesis advisor stating anticipated date of completion

Emailed or mailed copies will not be accepted. For more information contact Dr. Carolyn R. Fallahi, Chair, Search Committee at 860-832-3114 or fallahic@ccsu.edu. Please make sure your Social Security Number is not listed on any documents submitted.

CCSU is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.



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