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Faculty Position - Undergraduate Psychology (Biological Psychology/Research)

Vanguard University
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 23, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
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Full Time

Vanguard University

Faculty Position - Undergraduate Psychology (Biological Psychology/Research)
Position Description:

Traditional Undergraduate Psychology seeks applications for a full-time faculty member to teach a variety of courses in the psychology major, including biological psychology and other courses that provide opportunities for students to engage in laboratory/ field research, conferences, and scholarly publication. Vanguard seeks professionals of Christian faith who are committed to integration of faith and learning in their respective fields. The applicants must have demonstrated teaching ability and a commitment to working with and encouraging diversity. This position begins fall 2023.
Essential Functions:
  • Teach undergraduate psychology courses including biological psychology. An overview of requirements for the psychology major can be found here:
  • Conduct research in the field of psychology with a focus on student participation in hands-on research and foster opportunities for conference participation and scholarly publication by students.
  • Participate in general faculty roles including advising and committee service.
  • Collaborate with department faculty regarding curriculum implementation, student retention and support, and continuous program improvement.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A Doctorate in psychology or related field is preferred. Candidates with Master's Degree or Master's Degree plus clinical licensure will be considered.
  • Successful undergraduate teaching experience.
  • Online teaching experience preferred.
  • Commitment to thoughtfully integrating culturally diverse perspectives and fostering an inclusive environment.
  • Teamwork, collaboration, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess a vibrant Christian faith, and commitment to an academically rigorous integration of faith and learning.

Assistant Professor: $58,242 to $78,336

Associate Professor: $67,932 to $91,494

Professor: $78,846 to $109,548

Placement at appropriate rank (e.g., Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) and initial salary is dependent upon education, experience, and based on Vanguard's faculty compensation schedule. The upper range is reserved for candidates that demonstrate the highest level of proficiency within a particular rank. Vanguard University also offers a very competitive and generous benefits package.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please complete and submit the Faculty application along with the below documents to Please do not send your documents directly to the Department Chair.
  • Accompanying essays
  • Personal Testimony of Relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Philosophy of Christian Education and Role of a Christian University.
  • Integration of Faith, Teaching and Scholarship.
  • Curriculum vitae - with specific elements included
  • Pastoral reference letter
  • Three references - contact info.
  • Copies of unofficial transcripts (to be verified by notarization prior to employment)

  • *Email must include all the above requested attachments and a completed Faculty application in order to be considered.


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