Psychology Tenure Track position at CSU Moneterey-Race & Ethnicity

Sep 25, 2019


The Department of Psychology seeks a faculty member (area open) with a strong grounding in race and ethnicity. The successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to teach across the psychology curriculum, including both lower and upper-division courses. As the psychology program is relatively new (we first started offering the B.A. in 2007), we are especially interested in candidates that have a strong service orientation, are flexible team players, and are interested in contributing to the development and refinement of our department’s curriculum. We focus on teaching at CSUMB and believe that research is a part of our teaching mission. Candidates should demonstrate their ability to combine teaching with research with undergraduates.


  • Teach lower and upper-division courses related to race, ethnicity, and ethnic studies, including (but not limited to): cultural psychology, Chicanx/Latinx psychology, Black Psychology, capstone, writing in the discipline, and other courses related to marginalized and oppressed communities. Typical teaching load is 3 courses per semester
  • Develop curriculum in psychology, especially courses that contribute to satisfying ethnic studies university requirements
  • Participate in governance and curriculum development in the psychology department.
  • Advise students to conduct research, especially those from non-traditional, first generation, working class, and ethnically diverse backgrounds
  • Contribute to the service needs at the Department, College and University levels


Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in psychology or related field by the time of appointment
  • Experience teaching using a variety of techniques such as, discussion, team-based learning, problem-based learning, interactive lecture, peer-instruction, inclusive/critical and assets based pedagogies, etc.
  • Experience working effectively in an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in professional or academic areas
  • Commitment to, and demonstrated potential for, teaching excellence
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a collegial atmosphere of shared governance
  • Experience in start-up environments that required flexibility and innovation
  • Team player who is focused on community-building in the department, campus, and beyond
  • Applicants should demonstrate awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience
  • Experience with program development and assessment
  • Experience with project-based learning
  • Interest and/or experience with the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL)

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