Assistant Professor of Psychology Personality, and/or Developmental (38 views)

California State University, East Bay—The Department of Psychology

invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin Fall 2020 with expertise in personality and/or developmental psychology (Position No. 0000-6247). Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or a related field (or foreign equivalent) and a record of peer-reviewed publications in at least one of the desired areas.  Duties include teaching undergraduate lecture and research courses; major and career advising; and departmental, college, and university service.  The ideal candidate will have evidence of exceptional teaching skills, an ongoing program of research, experience working with diverse populations, and potential to obtain outside funding.  Candidates should be able to teach at least two of developmental psychology, personality psychology, and psychological measurement, along with experimental psychology and other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.  Teaching assignments may include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and online campuses.  Laboratory space is available and faculty development funds for research are awarded on a competitive basis. 

 For additional information, visit the department website( Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of major publications or preprints, teaching statement, research statement, diversity statement, and contact information for three references to: To guarantee full consideration, applications must be received by September 1, 2019.

Contact: Prof. David Fencsik (; +1-510-885-3484)

A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.  The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.