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Assistant Professor in Social/Personality Psychology
California State University, East Bay
Psychology Department
Academic Positions: Assistant Professor

California State University, East Bay—The Department of Psychology

invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Social/Personality Psychology to begin Fall 2018 (Position No. 18-19 PSYC-SOCIAL/PERSONALITY-TT).  Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology (or foreign equivalent) and a record of peer-reviewed publications in social and/or personality psychology.  Preference will be given to candidates who use an experimental approach with an interest in stereotypes and prejudice or prosocial behavior.  Duties include teaching undergraduate lecture and research courses in the candidate’s area of expertise; 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.  Laboratory space is available and faculty development funds for research are awarded on a competitive basis.  Teaching assignments may include courses at the Hayward, Concord and online campuses.  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:  Applications are due October 16, 2017.

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.

David Fencsik (Department Chair)
25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard
Hayward CA, 94542
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