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Assistant Professor of Clinical Science (2644)

California State University, Long Beach
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jun 18, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
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Non-Tenured Track
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Assistant Professor of Clinical Science (2644)

Recruitment Number: 2644

Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Science

Effective Date: August 17, 2022 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. from an APA-accredited program in Clinical Psychology or Clinical Science. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2022.
  • Ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses related to Clinical Science/Psychology and other psychology courses.
  • Demonstrated potential for effective teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Demonstrated potential to develop and maintain an active program of research in the area of Clinical Psychology.
  • Evidence of research and scholarly activities (e.g., peer-reviewed publications, professional presentations).
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Effective teaching and/or other instructionally-related activities experience.
  • Open to considering any research area within clinical science/clinical psychology, with particular preference for applications with a research emphasis on addressing and/or eliminating mental health disparities may include the study of underlying mechanisms, risk factors, and/or treatment of mental illness (e.g., addictive behaviors, eating disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders) in underserved populations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to mentoring first generation and underrepresented college students (e.g., involving undergraduates in faculty-directed research and/or mentoring undergraduate students on independent research)
  • Interest in the Master of Arts in Psychological Research program through chairing master's thesis projects, involving graduate students in faculty-directed research, and teaching graduate-level courses related to Clinical Science.
  • Experience in or potential for generating external funding,
  • Demonstrated commitment to and/or experience in contributing to a collegial and collaborative work environment.
  • Experience in or demonstrated commitment to service at the department, university, community, or professional level.


No clinical supervision of students. (Psychology Department does not offer clinical training.)
  • Teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate level courses in Clinical Science (e.g., Abnormal Psychology, Intro to Clinical Psychology, Graduate Seminar in Clinical Psychology). [Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.]
  • Develop new courses in specialty area (e.g., multicultural psychology, culture and mental health)
  • Maintain and engage in research, scholarly and creative activities in the area of Clinical Science leading to publications
  • Supervise students in research activities including undergraduate projects and Masters' theses.
  • Participate in significant service to the department, college, university, and community

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University's strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:

How to Apply - Required Documentation:

  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit:
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Two additional separate statements addressing:
    1) Teaching philosophy and skills, including teaching portfolio (e.g., sample syllabi and teaching evaluation summaries)
    2) Research interests and skills and a statement of current and future research plans
  • A maximum of three reprints and/or preprints of published manuscripts with a detailed description of personal contributions to each publication.
  • Finalists will also be required to submit the following:
  • A signed SC-1 form,
  • Three current letters of recommendation independently provided by references, and
  • An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

Applicants should apply and submit all required documentation electronically through:

Upon request, finalists will be required to submit original, official documents, as noted in the required documentation section.

Requests for information should be addressed to:

Clinical Science Search Committee
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Psychology
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-0901

Please address all other inquiries to Sheri Hale
(562) 985-5003 or E-mail:


Review of applications to begin September 13, 2021

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)


A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.


CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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